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Current and Upcoming Events

Sustainable Business Fridays: Sustainability at Jet Blue

Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability at Jet Blue Airways
Friday, November 21, 2014
As Head of Sustainability for JetBlue, Sophia Mendelsohn is responsible for both the long-term vision of corporate responsibility and the operational reality of implementing change. Through change-management, Sophia has worked to bring composting to airports and established a recycling system that connects more than 50 airports and 800 flights a day… including the offsetting of over two-hundred million pounds of carbon.


Call Information
November 21
12-1PM EST
Dial in: 712-432-3100
Conference Code: 253385

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: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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National Climate Seminar: "Years of Living Dangerously: Potential Social Impact"

Mike Goodman, Professor of Environment and Development/Human Geography, University of Reading, UK
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Author of Celebritus Politicus: Neo-liberal Sustainabilities and the Terrains of Care. In: Fridell, G. and Konings, M. (eds.) Age of Icons: Exploring Philanthrocapitalism in the Contemporary World. Published by Toronto Press, Toronto.

www.reading.ac.uk/ges/


Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100
Code: 253385

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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National Climate Seminar: Fugitive Emissions: How Big?

Garvin Heath, Senior Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Garvin Heath is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

www.nrel.gov/


Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100
Code: 253385

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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"How to Get a Job Saving the Planet"

Sustainability Careers with Non-Profits, Business and Government
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Join Eban Goodstein, Director of Bard's Center for Environmental Policy and MBA in Sustainability for the workshop "How to Get a Job Saving the Planet: Sustainability Leadership Careers in NGOs, Business and Government." Learn how our graduate programs prepare students for impactful careers leading change in these uncertain times.

Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: RKC 103


Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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"How to Get a Job Saving the Planet"

Sustainability Careers with Non-Profits, Business and Government
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Join Eban Goodstein, Director of Bard's Center for Environmental Policy and MBA in Sustainability for the workshop "How to Get a Job Saving the Planet: Sustainability Leadership Careers in NGOs, Business and Government." Learn how our graduate programs prepare students for impactful careers leading change in these uncertain times.

Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: RKC 103


Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Greener Products the Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands

Al Iannuzzi, Senior Director of Worldwide Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson
Friday, December 5, 2014
Al is a Senior Director in the Worldwide Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability department at Johnson & Johnson where he directs the Global Product Stewardship and Green Marketing programs. He has over 30 years experience in the EHS field and leads Johnson & Johnson’s EARTHWARDS® greener product design approach, product stewardship objectives of the Healthy Future 2015 sustainability goals, green marketing, and emerging issues programs. Prior to J&J, Al worked for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and at an environmental consulting firm. Al received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Policy from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati where he researched EHS self-regulation programs. He is the author of the books, Greener Products: the Making & Marketing of Sustainable Brands (CRC Press 2011) and “Industry Self-Regulation and Voluntary Environmental Compliance” (CRC Press, 2002) and has written numerous articles and blogs on product stewardship and environmental compliance.


Call Information
December 5
12-1PM EST
Dial in: 712-432-3100
Conference Code: 253385

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: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Open House for Applicants and Interested Students

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Join Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability for our Fall semester Open House! Both applicants and interested students to the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and the Bard MBA in Sustainability are invited and encouraged to attend.

Attendees will learn about our programs of study, how to apply, and speak one-on-one with admissions staff, faculty, and students. 

<<<< register here >>>>

TENTATIVE AGENDA
Time Session
10:30 Registration and Refreshments
11:00 Opening Remarks with Director Goodstein
11:30  Break out sessions with Faculty (Bard MBA and Bard CEP held separately)
12:30 Lunch
1:00 Program Overview (Bard MBA and Bard CEP held separately)
1:30 Tour of Campus with Bard CEP Current Students
Attendees of the Open House receive a $65 application fee waiver.

Degree Options:
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Climate Science and Policy
MBA in Sustainability 

Dual Degree Options:
MS/MBA with Bard MBA 
MS/MAT with Bard MAT 
MS/JD with Pace Law School

Peace Corps Programs:
Master's International Program (for future PCVs)
Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Programs (for RPCVs)
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Olin Language Center, Room 115
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
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Download: OPEN HOUSE DIRECTIONS.pdf

Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Open House for Applicants and Interested Students

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Join Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability for our Fall semester Open House! Both applicants and interested students to the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and the Bard MBA in Sustainability are invited and encouraged to attend.

Attendees will learn about our programs of study, how to apply, and speak one-on-one with admissions staff, faculty, and students. 

<<<< register here >>>>

TENTATIVE AGENDA
Time Session
10:30 Registration and Refreshments
11:00 Opening Remarks with Director Goodstein
11:30  Break out sessions with Faculty (Bard MBA and Bard CEP held separately)
12:30 Lunch
1:00 Program Overview (Bard MBA and Bard CEP held separately)
1:30 Tour of Campus with Bard CEP Current Students
Attendees of the Open House receive a $65 application fee waiver.

Degree Options:
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Climate Science and Policy
MBA in Sustainability 

Dual Degree Options:
MS/MBA with Bard MBA 
MS/MAT with Bard MAT 
MS/JD with Pace Law School

Peace Corps Programs:
Master's International Program (for future PCVs)
Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Programs (for RPCVs)
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Olin Language Center, Room 115
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell
E-mail: codonnel@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7073
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Download: OPEN HOUSE DIRECTIONS.pdf

Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Open House in New York City

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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 1150 6th Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

For more information and to RSVP to this event, please contact Caitlin O'Donnell, Graduate Admission Assistant at codonnel@bard.edu

We hope to see you there! 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 application fee waiver!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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 1150 6th Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

For more information and to RSVP to this event, please contact Caitlin O'Donnell, Graduate Admission Assistant at codonnel@bard.edu

We hope to see you there! 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:
Information Session in New York City  

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Join us in New York City for an Information Session hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Speak with Director Goodstein and admission staff to learn about the programs we offer, internship and career opportunities available through the Bard MBA in Sustainability and Center for Environmental Policy, and learn how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held near our New York City classroom located at 1150 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

For more information, location, and to RSVP to this event, please contact Caitlin O'Donnell, Graduate Admission Assistant at codonnel@bard.edu.

We hope to see you there! Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 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:
Information Session in New York City  

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Join us in New York City for an Information Session hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Speak with Director Goodstein and admission staff to learn about the programs we offer, internship and career opportunities available through the Bard MBA in Sustainability and Center for Environmental Policy, and learn how to make your application stand out. 

This event will be held near our New York City classroom located at 1150 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

For more information, location, and to RSVP to this event, please contact Caitlin O'Donnell, Graduate Admission Assistant at codonnel@bard.edu.

We hope to see you there! Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 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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Sustainable Business Fridays: "Folks, This Ain't Normal" Joel Salatin  on Sustainable Food Systems

Joel Salatin, Owner/Operator Polyface Farms in Virginia
Friday, December 19, 2014
Joel F. Salatin (born 1957) is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain't Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef.

Salatin raises livestock using holistic management methods of animal husbandry, free of harmful chemicals, on his Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. Meat from the farm is sold by direct-marketing to consumers and restaurants.

Call Information
December 19
12-1PM EST
Dial in: 712-432-3100
Conference Code: 253385

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: Eban Goodstein
E-mail: ebangood@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
E-mail to Friend