Bard College photography major Ben Barron has been awarded the University Dean's Award for Study Abroad by Central Saint Martins (CSM), part of the University of the Arts London. Barron was selected to receive the award by the CSM faculty from among 96 visiting students at the college this spring. 03-07-2014 http://www.bard.edu/news/news.php?id=92
As Bard senior J. p. Lawrence prepares to graduate in May, he will not be entering the work force for the first time—far from it. The anthropology and writing joint major, Bard Free Press editor-in-chief, and cross-country runner has been a member of the U.S. Army National Guard since 2008. 03-05-2014 http://www.bard.edu/news/news.php?id=90
Liberty League Commissioner Tracy King announced that 234 winter sport student-athletes have qualified for the league's All-Academic Teams in their respective sports. Twenty Bard student-athletes are on the list. To be recognized as a member of the All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20. 02-27-2014 http://www.bardathletics.com/news/2014/2/27/MBB_0227140925.aspx
Begun as a student initiative in 2012, the Bard College Farm now grows more than 30 crops and includes beekeeping and the largest cranberry bog in the Hudson Valley. The farm has expanded into a larger campus program that aims to educate students about food systems, connect Bard to the regional agricultural community, and bring more food from local sources to campus.
If you are a Delta Air Lines passenger at New York's John F. Kennedy airport, you may find yourself captivated by a striking series of images in the new international terminal. Paper airplanes whizzing over a field of dandelion seed heads, a tiny airplane and cotton clouds in the palm of a hand, an azure sky and a map of the world—students, staff, and faculty in the Bard Photography Program created these pieces, and they will be on display in the new Sky Club through August. 01-29-2014 http://www.bard.edu/news/news.php?id=89
The campus contains more than 70 buildings of varied architectural styles, from 19th-century stone houses and riverfront mansions to structures designed by noted contemporary architects. Most of the College's facilities are clustered at the center of campus: Kline Commons, with its main student dining hall and meeting places for students and faculty; classrooms; libraries; the computer centers; science labs; art studios; and the gymnasium. The Bertelsmann Campus Center provides a spacious setting for social and intellectual exchange among members of the Bard community. The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts contains two theaters and offers student performances and professional music, dance, and theater. Several residence halls are located in the central campus area, while others are within easy walking or bicycling distance. A free shuttle provides regular service between the campus and the neighboring towns of Red Hook, Rhinebeck, and Tivoli.