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Michael Specter

Michael Specter

Michael Specter joined the Bard faculty in 2012 as visiting professor of environmental and urban studies. Specter has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1998, where he writes about science, technology, and global public health. In 2011, he was awarded the World Health Organization's Stop TB Partnership Award for Excellence in Reporting. In 2009, he won the Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking for his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives.
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May 2014

05-23-2014 Saim Saeed '13: I, Too, Was a Pakistani Student in India
05-09-2014 Starting Small: Bard Citizen Science Uses Microbiology to Foster Scientific Literacy
05-04-2014 Arendt Center's Roger Berkowitz Talks Heidegger, Being Human, and Anti-Semitism

April 2014

04-27-2014 The Human Factor: Professor Roger Berkowitz Joins Debate on Hannah Arendt
04-25-2014 Bard College Profiled in Princeton Review's Green Colleges Guide
04-18-2014 Bard College Berlin's Osman A. Chaudhry '17 Publishes First Book, Wisdom Salad
04-18-2014 BHSEC's Steven Mazie on How to Identify Your Happiest Facebook Friends
04-15-2014 Bard College at Simon's Rock Launches New Center for Food Studies
04-08-2014 Eban Goodstein and Campus to Congress Train New Sustainability Leaders
04-02-2014 An Interview with Bard Prison Initiative Director Max Kenner '01

March 2014

03-31-2014 Bard's Jonathan Becker: Amid Russia–U.S. Tensions, Educational Exchanges Continue
03-28-2014 Bard Students Host One Day Youth Model United Nations
03-27-2014 They Ought to Be in Pictures: BHSEC's Steven Mazie Calls for Cameras at the Supreme Court
03-24-2014 Harvard's Tim McCarthy Receives First Endowed Chair at Bard's Clemente Course in Dorchester
03-20-2014 Video: Bard College Clemente Course in the Humanities Changes Lives in Chicago
03-20-2014 BHSEC Student Alexandra Gumas Wins Wangari Maathai Environmental Award
03-18-2014 C2C Workshop Director Jess Scott Brings Global Perspective to Sustainability
03-09-2014 Big Read Returns: Six Weeks of Events Planned at Bard, Local Partners
03-05-2014 Bard MFA Faculty Amy Sillman '95 Talks Painting, Grad School, and the Whitney Biennial
03-03-2014 Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Capital Punishment for Mentally Disabled Man, by BHSEC Professor Steven Mazie
03-02-2014 Bard Students Volunteer in a Month of Community Programs

February 2014

02-27-2014 Eban Goodstein: Inspired by Colleges, Chevrolet Rethinks Carbon Investing
02-10-2014 Clemente Course in Humanities Has a Positive Impact in Washington, D.C.

January 2014

01-28-2014 Invite Bard Prison Initiative Founder Max Kenner '01 to the State of the Union, Writes Angela Onwuachi-Willig
01-28-2014 Bard MAT and Hyde Park School District Hold Math and Science Camp for Students
01-22-2014 Bard Debate Union to Participate in Debate on Wartime Presidential Powers at FDR Library
01-09-2014 Junior High Honors Math Students Take Part in National Competition at Bard
01-07-2014 BHSEC Manhattan Alumna Audrey Gelman Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

December 2013

12-23-2013 Bard College Welcomes New Posse Scholars
12-17-2013 Sahara TV Reports on Bard's Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum
12-12-2013 Bard Joins Clinton Global Initiative University
12-10-2013 President Mahama's Visit Links Human Rights Icons Mandela and Eleanor Roosevelt
12-06-2013 Core Confusion: BHSEC Professor Steven Mazie Talks Common Core and Testing Challenges

November 2013

11-27-2013 Bard Grads Cook Up Solar-Popped Popcorn
11-18-2013 BHSEC Faculty Daniel Freund on Surviving the Dark Days of Winter
11-07-2013 Bard College at Simon's Rock Alum Raj Mukherji '00 Wins NJ State Assembly Elections
11-07-2013 How to Be a Polymath, by Bard High School Early College Faculty Steven Mazie
11-07-2013 The Threat to the Humanities, by Bard Professor and Arendt Center Director Roger Berkowitz

October 2013

10-30-2013 The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth, by BHSEC's Steven Mazie
10-18-2013 New York Community Trust Awards $150,000 Grant to Bard Prison Initiative
10-18-2013 Ronan Farrow '04: Our Next Public Intellectual
10-17-2013 Bard Launches New Early College Program with Harlem Children's Zone
10-15-2013 Bard College at Simon's Rock Alumna Alison Bechdel's Fun Home Gets Musical Treatment
10-15-2013 City Year Volunteers Like Jennifer Spadaccia '13 Make a Difference in New Orleans Schools
10-10-2013 LGBT Advocate Gabriel Blau '02 on Faith and Family
10-09-2013 College in Prison Deserves Another Look, Writes BPI Director Max Kenner '01
10-02-2013 The Bard College Farm Is Home to the Only Cranberry Bog in the Hudson Valley
10-01-2013 Beautiful Human Beings: Nilaja Sun's No Child ... Comes to the Fisher Center

September 2013

09-25-2013 Roger Berkowitz Talks Hannah Arendt, Education, and Civic Engagement
09-22-2013 BHSEC Students, Graduates Participate in Photo Project for New York Times
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