Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

CEP Master's Capstone Presentations

Friday, May 24, 2019

Please join us as the Bard CEP Class of 2019 presents their Master's Capstone Projects. 

Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Class of 2019 Master’s Capstone Presentations
May 24th, 2019
Olin Humanities Building, Room 102

Closing the Loop in Healthy Food Systems

10:00 – 10:30 
Ben Volk: Addressing Healthy Food Diets in U.S. Low Income Communities: A Role for Private Sector and Non-Profit Organizations

10:30 – 11:00 
Eli Meyer: Effects of Diet, Use Efficiency, and Recovery Technology on 2050 Phosphorus Availability: A Partial Material Flow Analysis

11:00 – 11:30
Suzanne Flaum: Scaling Up Produce Recovery and Emergency Food Donation in the Hudson Valley: Perspectives Across Actor Groups

11:30 – noon         
 Allie Gumas: Wasted Opportunities: Examining the Communication of Organics Separation in NYC Public Schools


Global Sustainability Strategies

1:00 – 1:30                 
Amanda King: Food Security in a Warmer World: Anticipating Trends in Southeastern Kenya

1:30 – 2:00                 
James Richmond: Seas of Change: A Case Study of Old Fadama and Understanding Informal Community Climate Change Resilience

2:00 – 2:30                 
Casey Hughes:To Blend or Not to Blend: Is Blended Finance Right for Funding the SDGs?

2:30 – 3:00                 
Holly Kistner: STARS Aligned: Higher Education and the SDGs


Designing a Clean, Green Energy Future

Jake Duncan: The Role of Demand Side Management in Facilitating the Clean Energy Transition

Jason West: Community Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories for the Town and
Village of New Paltz, NY

Iyla Shornstein: Peddling Influence: Estimating the Impact of Fossil Fuel Money on
Congressional Voting Behavior and Environmental Policy

Reception and Awards Ceremony following the presentations in the Olin Atrium

Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Awards 2019

Rachel Carson Award
Given to the Bard CEP student whose capstone both demonstrates high quality of research and is most likely to impact policy.

Aldo Leopold Award
Awarded to a Bard CEP student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and service to the community.

Community members are invited to attend.

For more information, call 845-758-6822.

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Olin, Room 102