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Upcoming Events

It's About Power: Professor Gidon Eshel Discusses Hudson Valley Power Line Proposals

Saturday, November 1, 2014
2:00 pm Campus Center, Multipurpose Room
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Information Session in New York City

Saturday, November 15, 2014
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm New York City
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Open House for Applicants and Interested Students

Saturday, December 6, 2014
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Olin Language Center, Room 115
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Open House in New York City

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm New York City
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Information Session in New York City  

Saturday, December 13, 2014
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm New York City
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EUS Partner Erik Kiviat to Receive The Great Work Award on November 8th

The Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities recognizes Kiviat's commitment to environmental research and education
EUS Partner Erik Kiviat to Receive The Great Work Award on November 8th
Erik Kiviat, who has an extensive forty-five year research career, will be recieving The Great Work Award on November 8th, which is bestowed annually by the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities in honor of Thomas Berry. Kiviat, born and raised in the Hudson Valley, is a research associate at Bard College, from which he graduated in 1976. Additionaly, he is the co-founder and executive director of Hudsonia, a not-for-profit institute for research, education, and technical assistance in the environmental sciences. 

Our Mission

Both biogeophysical systems and human societies (cultures, economies, political regimes) are nested complex systems involving numerous interactions. Environmental and Urban Studies (EUS) is a transdisciplinary program that examines the interdependence of human societies and the physical environment. The program strives to ensure that majors have a solid background in the physical sciences, the humanities, and economics and policy--and understand what sustainability means in the real world. We aim to enhance students' understanding of the complexities of environmental and urban issues and their awareness of interrelationships between built and "natural" environments.