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Current and Upcoming Events

Bard MBA in Sustainability: Call for First-Year Consulting Course Project Proposals

Deadline to submit: September 2, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014 – Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Bard MBA  invites companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to submit project proposals in reply to this year’s NYCLab RFP and work with an MBA consulting team that will address some a number of sustainability problems and opportunities. NYCLab is a required first-year course in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program based in New York City. It provides students with hands-on and virtual consulting experience while enabling your company to have a small team focused on a concrete sustainability challenge from October 2014 to May 2015. We are asking the campus community to spread the word and direct interested clients to speak with the Bard MBA team.

There is no fee to participate. We are looking for high quality projects to challenge our students. The deadline for submissions is September 2, 2014.

More information can be found on our website: http://www.bard.edu/mba/program/nyclab.php

Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: Call for First-Year Consulting Course Project Proposals

Deadline to submit: September 2, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014 – Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Bard MBA  invites companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to submit project proposals in reply to this year’s NYCLab RFP and work with an MBA consulting team that will address some a number of sustainability problems and opportunities. NYCLab is a required first-year course in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program based in New York City. It provides students with hands-on and virtual consulting experience while enabling your company to have a small team focused on a concrete sustainability challenge from October 2014 to May 2015. We are asking the campus community to spread the word and direct interested clients to speak with the Bard MBA team.

There is no fee to participate. We are looking for high quality projects to challenge our students. The deadline for submissions is September 2, 2014.

More information can be found on our website: http://www.bard.edu/mba/program/nyclab.php

Contact: Stephanie Milbergs
E-mail: smilberg@bard.edu
Website: Event Website
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3rd Catskill Environmental Research and Monitoring (CERM) Conference

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – Friday, October 24, 2014

Call for Abstracts and Save the Date

When: October 23rd and 24th 2014
Where: Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount, NY

The purpose of this forum is to:

(1) Build on the success and continue with themes of past CERM conferences held in November of 2010 and October of 2012;

(2) Exchange information and share research pertaining to the Catskill Mountains and major conference themes which will include, but not be limited to, biodiversity, water quality, climate change, invasive species, forest and stream ecosystem health, geology and soils, extreme events, monitoring techniques, science communication; and

(3) Stimulate discussion and promote collaborative efforts that address data gaps and environmental issues affecting natural resource management in the region.

Researchers are invited to present new findings relating the above themes or other Catskill-related research areas. Presentations reviewing the state of knowledge in a particular area of specialization, identifying areas where research or monitoring is lacking, or new research methods that could be applied to the Catskills, are strongly encouraged.

Please forward presentation titles and abstracts (300 word maximum) for a poster or platform presentation (15 to 20 minutes in length) to Steven Parisio at the following email address: sxparisi@gw.dec.state.ny.us, on or before September 12, 2014. Please indicate your preference for either a poster or a platform presentation. There will be an opportunity for selected papers to be included in the conference proceedings which will be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Presenters who would like to submit a paper for publication should notify us at the time that the abstract is submitted.

Details regarding the conference agenda and registration will be provided in a subsequent notice and posted at http://www.bard.edu/cep/programs/catskill/ and at http://ashokanstreams.org/conferences-training/.This meeting is intended mainly for researchers, students and resource managers working and studying in the Catskill Region, but we do not intend the meeting to be exclusive. Please forward this announcement to others you think may be interested in attending or presenting.


Conference Sponsors

Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program/Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, Bard College/Center for Environmental Policy, Catskill Institute for the Environment, United States Geologic Survey, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York City Environmental Protection, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority  Location: Belleayre Mt. Ski Center in Highmount, NY
Contact: Steve Parisio
E-mail: mwilliam@bard.edu
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Download: CERM 2014 Save the date.pdf

Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Information Session in
New York City

Attendees receive application fee waiver!
Thursday, November 6, 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!
Thursday, November 6, 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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The Future of the Foodshed: Facing the Challenges in the Hudson Valley

Regional Conference at Bard College
Friday, November 7, 2014
The Hudson Valley is a recognized leader for initiatives supporting a local, sustainable, and ethical food system. The Bard Center for Environmental Policy is convening a regional gathering of practitioners, academics and interested community members to share information and focus on key challenges:

· Land Access for Young Farmers
· Processing and Distribution
· Education, Pilot Projects, and Financing


The goal of the conference is to identify policies that can advance a vision of a prosperous and resilient local food economy. Please join us at Bard for this important conversation.

Registration, including farm to table dinner and evening panel, is $20. Register and purchase tickets here. Contact Josephine French, Bard CEP Program Adminstrator, with any questions at jofrench@bard.edu.
Time: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building
Contact: Josephine French
E-mail: jofrench@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7085
Website: Event Website
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The Future of the Foodshed: Facing the Challenges in the Hudson Valley

Regional Conference at Bard College
Friday, November 7, 2014
The Hudson Valley is a recognized leader for initiatives supporting a local, sustainable, and ethical food system. The Bard Center for Environmental Policy is convening a regional gathering of practitioners, academics and interested community members to share information and focus on key challenges:

· Land Access for Young Farmers
· Processing and Distribution
· Education, Pilot Projects, and Financing


The goal of the conference is to identify policies that can advance a vision of a prosperous and resilient local food economy. Please join us at Bard for this important conversation.

Registration, including farm to table dinner and evening panel, is $20. Register and purchase tickets here. Contact Josephine French, Bard CEP Program Adminstrator, with any questions at jofrench@bard.edu.
Time: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building
Contact: Josephine French
E-mail: jofrench@bard.edu
Phone: 845-758-7085
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