Bard College

Events

Current and Upcoming Events

Fall Classes Begin

Monday, August 31, 2015
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-6822
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Sustainable Business Fridays:The Gospel of Doubt

Manoj Fenelon
Director of Foresight & Innovation, PepsiCo
Friday, September 4, 2015
On September 4th, Bard MBA in Sustainability will be speaking with Manoj Fenelon, Director of Foresight & Innovation for PepsiCo about The Gospel of Doubt.

In a world teeming with answers, Manoj helps ask good questions that catalyze and channel collective imagination. He has a graduate degree in the study of emotion and has absorbed lessons from experiences across advertising, academia, market research, business strategy, insights and innovation (none of which approach the educational value of starting and running a foresight practice at the world’s 44th biggest company). Manoj is also a First Mover (Intrapreneurship) Fellow at the Aspen Institute, and believes that business – oriented purposefully – can be a net asset to society

Join the Bard MBA in Sustainability program for our twice-monthly dial-in podcast series over your lunchtime featuring sustainability leaders from the New York City area and across the planet.

Dial in: 845-746-2287 (no need to enter a pin to join the call)

Sustainable Business Fridays convenes every first and fourth Friday of the month during the semester, with special guests selected by students in the Bard MBA in Sustainability program.
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7316
Website: Event Website
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: September Residency

Friday, September 18, 2015 – Monday, September 21, 2015
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Sustainable Business Series - Benjamin Bingham

Making Money Matter: Impact Investing to Change the World!
Friday, September 18, 2015
Join Bard MBA in Sustainability as we bring together sustainable business experts for our conversation series on Friday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm during the Bard MBA residency each month. Held at Impact Hub NYC, this is a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most prominent experts in the field and interact with the Bard MBA's students. faculty and alumni. 

On Friday September 18th,  we will be speaking with Benjamin Bingham, Author, Making Money Matter, Founder and CEO, 3Sisters Sustainable Management, LLC, Scarab Funds, LLC

The tentative schedule for these events will be networking, book talk, more networking with light fare and drink provided by Impact Hub NYC.

Admission is free for Bard MBA students, faculty, alumni, and Impact Hub members and $10 for outside guests.

Please RSVP via Impact Hub and Eventbrite.





Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Download: SBS_Fall_2015.pdf

National Climate Seminar: Claim the Sky

Dr. Bob Costanza, Professor, Austalian National University
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On September 23rd, we will be speaking with Dr. Bob Costanza, Professor and Chair of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. Dr. Costanza is also currently a Senior Fellow at the National Council on Science and the Environment, Washington, DC, a Senior Fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm, Sweden, an Affiliate Fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont„ and a deTao Master of Ecological Economics at the deTao Masters Academy in Shanghai, China.

Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

Dirt: A Love Story

Dr. Eban Goodstein will be reading his essay from the collection Dirt: A Love Story
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
On September 23, 2015 at 7:00PM, Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and the Bard MBA in Sustainability will be reading his essay from Dirt: A Love Story at Oblong Books located at 6422 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY.  This reading will also feature a reading by contributor Karen Washington from this collection of 36 essays, edited by Barbara Richardson. Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Oblong Books, Rhinebeck, NY
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Dirt: A Love Story

Dr. Eban Goodstein will be reading his essay from the collection Dirt: A Love Story
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
On September 23, 2015 at 7:00PM, Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and the Bard MBA in Sustainability will be reading his essay from Dirt: A Love Story at Oblong Books located at 6422 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY.  This reading will also feature a reading by contributor Karen Washington from this collection of 36 essays, edited by Barbara Richardson. Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Oblong Books, Rhinebeck, NY
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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National Climate Seminar: The Power Dialog, 10,000 Student Voices

Dr. Dallas Burtaw, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On October 7th, Dr. Dallas Burtraw, Darius Gaskins, Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future. Dallas Burtraw is one of the nation’s foremost experts on environmental regulation in the electricity sector. For two decades, he has worked on creating a more efficient and politically rational method for controlling air pollution. He also studies electricity restructuring, competition, and economic deregulation. He is particularly interested in incentive-based approaches for environmental regulation, the most notable of which is a tradable permit system, and recently has studied ways to introduce greater cost-effectiveness into regulation under the Clean Air Act. Burtraw’s current areas of research include analysis of the distributional and regional consequences of various approaches to national climate policy. Burtraw and his colleagues recently completed a major project on estimating benefits of the value of natural resources in the Adirondack Park through surveying area residents on their willingness to pay for improvements. He also served on California’s Economic and Allocation Advisory Committee advising the governor’s office and the Air Resources Board on implementation of the state’s climate law.  Read about Dallas' work here.


Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

Bard MBA in Sustainability: October Residency

Friday, October 16, 2015 – Monday, October 19, 2015
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Sustainable Business Series - Freya Williams

Green Giants: the six secrets to building a billion dollar, sustainable business
Friday, October 16, 2015
Join Bard MBA in Sustainability as we bring together sustainable business experts for our conversation series on Friday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm during the Bard MBA residency each month. Held at Impact Hub NYC, this is a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most prominent experts in the field and interact with the Bard MBA's students, faculty, and alumni. 

On Friday October 16th,  we will be speaking with Freya Williams, CEO US Futerra, Author of Green Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion-Dollar Businesses.

The tentative schedule for these events will be networking, book talk, more networking with light fare and drink provided by Impact Hub NYC.

Admission is free for Bard MBA students, faculty, alumni, and Impact Hub members and $10 for outside guests.

Please RSVP via Impact Hub and Eventbrite.





Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Download: SBS_Fall_2015.pdf

National Climate Seminar: Beyond Coal: Report from the Front

Mary Anne Hitt, Director, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On October 21st, we will be speaking with Mary Anne Hitt, director of the Beyond Coal Campaign for the Sierra Club which is working to eliminate the pollution caused by coal throughout its life cycle, and repower the nation with clean energy. In 2012, Mother Jones described the campaign as “a grassroots rebellion [that] is winning the biggest victory yet on climate change.” Mary Anne previously served as executive director of Appalachian Voices (where she was one of the creators of the award-winning campaign to end mountaintop removal, iLoveMountains.org), the Ecology Center, and the Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project.

Mary Anne was named one of the 10 most influential people of 2013 by SNL Energy, and was listed in 2013 by the Washingtonian as part of “The New Guard: People Who are Shaping Washington” in Obama’s second term. She is an alum of the Rockwood Leadership Institute’s National Yearlong Leading from the Inside Out Fellowship, and also a senior fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program. She received her Master’s of Science from the University of Montana, where she received the Len and Sandy Sargent Environmental Advocacy Award, and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, where she was a Whittle Scholar and the founder of the campus group Students Promoting Environmental Action in Knoxville (SPEAK), and where she later received the 2008 Notable UT Woman Award. She grew up in the mountains of east Tennessee and now lives in West Virginia with her family.

Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

National Climate Seminar: No Money Down: The Future of Solar

Hunter Lovins, Professor, Bard MBA in Sustainability
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On November 4th, we will be speaking with L. Hunter Lovins, professor sustainable business at the Bard MBA in Sustainability as well as the President of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS,) a Colorado non-profit that educates senior decision makers in the business case for a Regenerative Economy. NCS, helps companies, communities and countries implement more sustainable practices profitably. Lovins has consulted for scores of industries and governments worldwide, including International Finance Corporation, Unilever, Walmart, the United Nations and Royal Dutch Shell, as well as sustainability champions Interface, Patagonia and Clif Bar. She has briefed heads of state, leaders of the numerous local governments, the Pentagon, and about 30 other countries, as well as the UN, and the US Congress.

Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Hudson Valley Campus Open House

Attendees receive $65 application fee waiver!
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Admissions staff, faculty, and current students will be on hand to provide an overview of the programs offered, answer questions, and share tips on how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held in our Hudson Valley campus located at 30 Campus Rd. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. 

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions and to RSVP.


Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Hudson Valley Campus Open House

Attendees receive $65 application fee waiver!
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Admissions staff, faculty, and current students will be on hand to provide an overview of the programs offered, answer questions, and share tips on how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held in our Hudson Valley campus located at 30 Campus Rd. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. 

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions and to RSVP.


Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Open House in New York City

Attendees receive $65 application fee waiver!
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Admissions staff, faculty, and current students will be on hand to provide an overview of the programs offered, answer questions, and share tips on how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at ImpactHub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: New York City
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Open House in New York City

Attendees receive $65 application fee waiver!
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Admissions staff, faculty, and current students will be on hand to provide an overview of the programs offered, answer questions, and share tips on how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at ImpactHub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: New York City
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: November Residency

Friday, November 13, 2015 – Monday, November 16, 2015
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Sustainable Business Series - David Bach

Achieving and Sustaining Peak Performance
Friday, November 13, 2015
Join Bard MBA in Sustainability as we bring together sustainable business experts for our conversation series on Friday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm during the Bard MBA residency each month. Held at Impact Hub NYC, this is a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most prominent experts in the field and interact with the Bard MBA's students, faculty, and alumni. 

On Friday November 13th,  we will be speaking with  David Bach M.D., Founder and Chairman, Platypus Institute. Dr. David Bach is a Harvard-trained scientist, physician and serial entrepreneur. He created The Platypus Institute to bring scientific rigor to the growing field of human performance optimization and to identify the emerging technologies and most effective approaches to radically enhance one’s life-experience. 

The tentative schedule for these events will be networking, book talk, more networking with light fare and drink provided by Impact Hub NYC.

Admission is free for Bard MBA students, faculty, alumni, and Impact Hub members and $10 for outside guests.

Please RSVP via Impact Hub and Eventbrite.





Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend
Download: SBS_Fall_2015.pdf

National Climate Seminar: COP Paris Preview

Dr. Neil Leary, Director, Center for Sustainability Education, Dickinson College
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On November 18th, we will be speaking with Dr. Neil Leary, Director, Center for Sustainability Education, Dickinson College. Neil Leary arrived at Dickinson in 2008 as the founding director of the Center for Sustainability Education. He has researched climate change vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation for 20 years and led international climate change projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas. He is a member of the editorial board of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has participated in the scientific assessments of the IPCC since the 1990s, and was a leader of the IPCC's 2001 report on climate change impacts. 

Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

National Climate Seminar: COP Paris Live

Eban Goodstein, Director, Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Friday, December 4, 2015

The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, dial-in conversation and podcast that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions.

On December 9th, we will be speaking with Eban Goodstein, Director, Bard Center for Environmental Policy and Bard MBA in Sustainability live from the COP Paris climate talks. Since joining Bard CEP as director in 2009, Eban Goodstein has built on the success of the Center’s integrated interdisciplinary educational model, adding a focus on leadership and career development within the MS program. In 2010, Goodstein launched a new degree in climate science and policy and a year later he added a January term to the core curriculum. At that time, and building on previous national efforts to raise awareness and encourage action on climate change issues, Goodstein expanded the Center’s public programs to offer the National Climate Seminar and the C2C Fellows Network. Bard CEP, the C2C Fellows Network, and the Bard MBA in Sustainability (launched by Goodstein in 2012) all have as their core mission the imperative to train future leaders in policy and business to achieve sustainability.

Dial in: 845-746-2287 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Albee B102
Contact: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Download: NCS_Fall_2015.pdf

Bard MBA in Sustainability: December Residency 

Friday, December 11, 2015 – Monday, December 14, 2015
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: January Residency

Friday, January 22, 2016 – Monday, January 25, 2016
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
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Sustainable Business Series - Rev. Fletcher Harper

GreenFaith – Religions in Action for the Earth
Friday, January 22, 2016
Join Bard MBA in Sustainability as we bring together sustainable business experts for our conversation series on Friday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm during the Bard MBA residency each month. Held at Impact Hub NYC, this is a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most prominent experts in the field and interact with the Bard MBA's students, faculty, and alumni. 

On Friday January 22nd, 2016  we will be speaking with Reverend Fletcher Harper, Episcopal Priest and Executive Director of Green Faith, Interfaith Partnerships for the Environment. Rev. Harper is also author of GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Protect the Earth (Abingdon Press, March 2015).

The tentative schedule for these events will be networking, book talk, more networking with light fare and drink provided by Impact Hub NYC.

Admission is free for Bard MBA students, faculty, alumni, and Impact Hub members and $10 for outside guests.

Please RSVP via Impact Hub and Eventbrite.





Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend
Download: SBS_Fall_2015.pdf

Bard MBA in Sustainability: February Residency

Friday, February 19, 2016 – Monday, February 22, 2016
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend

Sustainable Business Series - Michael H. Shuman

Business Pollinators: The Next Wave of Economic Development
Friday, February 19, 2016
Join Bard MBA in Sustainability as we bring together sustainable business experts for our conversation series on Friday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm during the Bard MBA residency each month. Held at Impact Hub NYC, this is a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most prominent experts in the field and interact with the Bard MBA's students, faculty, and alumni. 

On Friday February 19th, 2016  we will be speaking with Michael H. Shuman, an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur.  He’s also an adjunct instructor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, a Fellow at Cutting Edge Capital and at the Post-Carbon Institute, and a founding board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).  He has authored, coauthored, or edited nine books.  His most recent book, which just published by Chelsea Green in May 2015, is The Local Economy Solution:  How Innovative, Self-Financing Pollinator Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity.   

The tentative schedule for these events will be networking, book talk, more networking with light fare and drink provided by Impact Hub NYC.

Admission is free for Bard MBA students, faculty, alumni, and Impact Hub members and $10 for outside guests.

Please RSVP via Impact Hub and Eventbrite.





Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend
Download: SBS_Fall_2015.pdf

Bard MBA in Sustainability: March Residency

Friday, March 11, 2016 – Monday, March 14, 2016
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend

Bard MBA in Sustainability: April Residency

Friday, April 8, 2016 – Monday, April 11, 2016
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend

Bard MBA in Sustainability: May Residency

Friday, May 13, 2016 – Monday, May 16, 2016
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week-- or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.


Time: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Impact HUB NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend