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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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June 2013

06-14-2013 Shweta Katti, Raised in Mumbai's Red Light District, Wins Full Scholarship to Bard
06-14-2013 Bard Professor Michael Specter Says It's Time to Go Nuclear
06-14-2013 Actor Chevy Chase '68 to Be Honored in Woodstock for Environmental Work
06-13-2013 BHSEC Faculty Steven Mazie Looks at Inherited Wealth and Social Mobility
06-12-2013 What Has Rural Archaeologist Sheva Fruitman '79 Been Digging Up in the Hudson Valley?
06-07-2013 Bard Graduate Student Brady McCartney Looks at U.S. Federal Government's Role in Promoting Innovation

May 2013

05-31-2013 Arendt Center Director Roger Berkowitz Discusses New Hannah Arendt Biopic on NPR's On Point
05-31-2013 An Interview with Bard Prison Initiative Founder and Director Max Kenner '01
05-31-2013 An Interview with Natalie Merchant: Concert at Fisher Center Will Benefit Local Domestic Violence Shelters
05-30-2013 Lonely Thinking: Roger Berkowitz Looks at Hannah Arendt on Film
05-25-2013 Gabrielle Giffords Urges Graduates at Bard to ‘Be Courageous’
05-24-2013 Bard Coorganizes Early College Briefing in D.C., Legislation Planned
05-21-2013 Bard Alumnus Ronan Farrow '04 on the Real Benghazi Scandal
05-16-2013 Karen Saxe '82 Named AMS Congressional Fellow and Elected to New Position at MAA
05-13-2013 Professor Susan Fox Rogers and Bard Students Clean Up Local Waterways
05-07-2013 Deep Thinkers at Bard Early College in New Orleans
05-06-2013 Bard Clemente Course Founder's Book Reveals Path to Education for the Poor
05-02-2013 Bard College at Simon's Rock Professor Eric Kramer on Osmosis Confusion: 60 Years and Counting
05-01-2013 Bard High School Early Colleges Mean Success for Low-Income Students

April 2013

04-25-2013 Shelter Concert with Natalie Merchant to Benefit Survivors of Domestic Violence
04-25-2013 Bard College at Simon's Rock Gives Ambitious Students Early Start
04-24-2013 President Botstein Discusses the Benefits of Early College with the Huffington Post
04-23-2013 The Marathon Embodies Democracy Like No Other Sport, Writes Steven Mazie
04-19-2013 What Would Socrates Do? Bard Clemente Course Founder Earl Shorris's Final Book
04-18-2013 Simon's Rock Student Filmmakers Eye Hudson Valley for Latest Project
04-18-2013 Bard CEP's Rebecca Barnes's Study Reveals Drought Risk in Rockies
04-17-2013 Bard MBA and CEP Student Brady McCartney on Building Greener Cities with Eco-Districts
04-17-2013 Steven Mazie on Standards-Based Tests and Public Schooling in New York State
04-15-2013 Sustainable Careers: The World Needs You Now, Writes Eban Goodstein
04-09-2013 Early College Hopefuls: BHSEC Newark a Second Chance for Disadvantaged Youth
04-01-2013 Giffords and Kelly Make Washington Post List of Biggest Commencement Speakers of 2013

March 2013

03-29-2013 High School and College: A Perfect Union
03-28-2013 Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly to Deliver Commencement Speech at Bard College
03-22-2013 Local Students Talk a Winning Streak at Bard Debate Tournament
03-21-2013 Earl Shorris's The Art of Freedom Tells the Story of Bard's Clemente Course
03-15-2013 Elyse Foladare '12 Continues AmeriCorps Work Cleaning Up New Jersey Waterways
03-08-2013 Bard Clemente Course in Humanities Gives Young Moms a Second Chance at Education
03-05-2013 Early College Is an Excellent Cure for "Senioritis," Writes Peter Laipson
03-05-2013 Remembering John Neu, a Businessman Who Hired Bard Prison Initiative Graduates
03-04-2013 Bard College Reduces Its Waste by 30 Percent Since 2005

February 2013

02-20-2013 Liberal Arts Education Transforms Lives: Daniel Karpowitz on the Bard Prison Initiative
02-18-2013 For Richer and Poorer: Bard's Clemente Course in the Humanities
02-18-2013 Bard Student Music Ensemble Contemporaneous Receives Rave Review
02-15-2013 Bard Student Julieth Núñez Named One of New York's 40 Under 40 Rising Latino Stars
02-14-2013 Young, Married, and Incarcerated: Bard Prison Initiative Alum José Pérez A.A. '13 Finds Romance
02-12-2013 Simon's Rock Professor Peter Filkins on the Anniversary of Sylvia Plath's Death
02-12-2013 Susan Lowenstein Kitchell '48 Honored as Trailblazer in Women's Health
02-12-2013 "Are We Teaching Citizens or Automatons?" Asks BHSEC Professor Steven Mazie
02-07-2013 Bard High School Early College Newark Opts for Principal's Morning Greeting, Not Metal Detectors
02-06-2013 Bard College and Simon's Rock Alumnus Ronan Farrow Impresses
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