Bard CEP News


The agricultural practices behind two famous beverages During our stay in Oaxaca we got to understand that local communities have found various ways to consult among each other for proper […] Posted on 11 March 2019 | 2:07 pm


In 1974, Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to create a standard of quality for public water systems and protect citizens from waterborne disease. Faced with the costs […] Posted on 5 March 2019 | 2:11 pm


Since returning from the BCEP trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, I have had time to reflect and appreciate the width and depth of my experiences. The food, the people and the […] Posted on 26 February 2019 | 2:27 pm


A new way to view conservation The recent J-term in Oaxaca provided me with a new way of viewing the motivations of conservation. A major part of the conservation in […] Posted on 18 February 2019 | 10:07 am


During the 2019 January term in Oaxaca, Mexico, Bard CEP and MBA students visited various locations devoted to conservation and sustainable development. Each day was equal parts educational and inspiring, […] Posted on 11 February 2019 | 11:44 am


I duck under the tin roof of the cooking enclosure and my lungs immediately fill with smoke.  Gabby is explaining how they use the ash from the cooking fires in […] Posted on 2 February 2019 | 1:10 pm


Unexpected changes in direction are not uncommon when starting new projects. At the get go, you inevitably have an idea of what you think the inputs and outputs of the […] Posted on 29 January 2019 | 8:22 pm


My internship with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s (CCEOC) Gleaning Program came to a close at the end of December. In the five months I spent working for the Glean […] Posted on 26 January 2019 | 12:23 pm


A rush of wind and the roar of an engine that goes suddenly silent–this is the first leg of my commute. From the Park Presidio stop aboard MUNI #28, I […] Posted on 16 January 2019 | 1:18 pm


After a year of intensive graduate school coursework at Bard’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP), I interned with ManTech International Corporation, a technology and innovation company that does contract consulting […] Posted on 3 January 2019 | 3:44 pm