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Earth Week

Sunday, April 22 – Thursday, April 26, 2018
 Bard College Campus

Celebrating Planet Earth with a week of events created to have fun and raise awareness for our beautiful green home and all it provides.

Earth Week 2018 Schedule of Events:

Saturday, April 21
  • 6:00pm—Bard Alumni Lecture: Dr. Liita-lyaloo Cairney, BA/MS '08
    on her social entrepreneuship Journey in Nambia
    Blithewood Manor
Sunday, April 22
  • 1:00–3:00pm—Foraging Walk with Expert Dina Falconi '87
    on her social entrepreneuship Journey in Nambia
    Hance Cottage, Faculty Circle
  • 4:30–7:30pm—Food Waste Audit
Monday, April 23
  • 11:30am – 3:30pm—Meatless Monday
    on her social entrepreneuship Journey in Nambia
    Kline Dining Hall
  • 3:30–4:30pm—Seed Planting
    RSVP for Shuttle to:
    Montgomery Place Greenhouse
Tuesday, April 24Wednesday, April 25
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm—Intuitive Cooking on the Fly with Chef Nadine
    Kline Dining Hall
  • 4:00–6:00pm—Sauerkraut and Kimchi Making
    RSVP to:
    Montgomery Place Orchards
Thursday, April 26
  • 11:30am – 8:00pm—Free-Use Store, Open All Day
  • 2:00–3:00pm—Ginger Chews and Spring Edibles
    RSVP to:
    Campus Center Lobby
  • 5:30–8:00pm—WASTED Screening and Panel
    Campus Center, Weis Cinema
Friday, April 27
  • 8:15—Bike to Bard
    Meet at Taste Buds
  • 11:00am – 5:30pm—EUS Film Festival
    Campus Center, Weis Cinema
  • 1:00–4:00pm—Hike and Write
    Tivoli Bay Trails
  • 2:00–3:30pm—Arbor Day Tree Planting
    Campus Center, North Path
  • 2:00pm—BOS Bike Ride
    Meet at Kline Bus Stop and End a Bard Farm
  • 4:00–7:00pm—Bard Farm Happy Hour
    Music, Food, and Beer (for those over 21)
    Bard Farm
Saturday, April 28

Contact: Andrea Otey  404-617-3556

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

Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm LMHQ NYC

Attendees receive a $65 application fee waiver! RSVP: HERE

Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard MBA in Sustainability and Center for Environmental Policy.

Attendees will hear from a panel of current students and alumni of Bard's MBA in Sustainability and Center for Environmental Policy. Our Panel of student/alum experts will discuss topics such as:

  • career outcomes -- how the MS degrees at CEP and MBA in Sustainability have led to impactful sustainability careers
  • the program experience -- highlights on courses and key features at Bard (including the NYCLab course and the CEP internship)
  • how to get the most of your graduate school journey -- career development + student engagement opportunities at Bard
  • how to make your application stand out -- tips on perfecting your application materials, advice on getting through the graduate school admissions process
In addition: Program Director Eban Goodstein will provide an overview of the program offerings at Bard CEP and the MBA in Sustainability.

Our Admissions staff will also be on hand to provide information on the application process and answer questions regarding:
  • how to complete and submit your application
  • financial aid opportunities
  • successfully completing program prerequisites 

Event Location: This event will be held at LMHQ, 150 Broadway NY, NY Floor 20

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any additional questions.

Sponsor: Bard Center for Environmental Policy; Bard MBA in Sustainability
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell  845-758-7073
Website: Event Website

Earth Week: EUS Film Festival

Friday, April 27 – Saturday, April 28, 2018
11:00 am – 5:30 pm Campus Center, Weis Cinema

Please join us on April 27 to celebrate the culmination Earth Week with an EUS film festival. We will be screening Blue Vinyl: A Toxic Comedy, Hope on the Hudson, Green Fire, and Up the Yangtze. Contact Clara Woolner for a full schedule of the film screenings. 

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Clara Woolner  845-758-6822

EUS Advising Day Celebration

Monday, April 30, 2018
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Montgomery Place Portico

Meet with Faculty and EUS Students about New Courses and Fall Offerings

Refreshments will be served.

A shuttle will be available to transport guests to and from Montgomery Place, leaving the Kline bus stop between 3:45 and 4:15 pm and leaving Montgomery Place between 5:30 and 6 pm.


Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Michele Dominy  845-758-7870

Informational Webinar: Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online

Join and receive a $65 application fee waiver!


Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability holds online informational webinars for prospective students to learn more about graduate school options in our MBA in Sustainability and Center for Environmental Policy programs. 

Webinars include a program overview for the Bard MBA in Sustainability and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy programs as well as detailed admissions information, course requirements, tips to make your application strong, and financial information. 

Join a live information session with Director Goodstein and the admissions team and ask questions directly of the Bard team. 


  • Overview of graduate program offerings
  • Alumni success and career outcomes
  • Admissions information
  • Prerequisite course requirements
  • Peace Corps and AmeriCorps programs
  • Financial aid availability
  • Tips for a standout application 
Degree Options Include:
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Climate Science and Policy
MBA in Sustainability
Dual Degree Options Include:
MS/JD with Pace Law School 
MS/MAT with Bard's Master of Arts in Teaching 
MS/MBA with Bard's MBA in Sustainability 

Peace Corps Programs Include:
Master's International (before you serve) 
Peace Corps Fellows (after you serve)  

A $65 application fee waiver is available to those who participate in the webinar at the end of the session. Email Caitlin O'Donnell for further details.
For more information, call 845-758-7073.


Sponsor: Bard Center for Environmental Policy; Bard MBA in Sustainability
Contact: Caitlin O'Donnell  845-758-7073
Website: Event Website

National Climate Seminar: Will Western Forests (as we know them) Survive Climate Change?

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Dr. Camille Stevens-Rumann, Colorado State University

Join Bard CEP on May 9th for a conversation on the ecology of forest fires, following a season of some of the worst wildfires in the West, and how it relates to climate change. 

Dr. Camille Stevens-Rumann is an assistant professor in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship. Her research focuses on ecosystem recovery following large disturbances. 
The  Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability  offer masters programs in  Environmental Policy,  Climate Science and  Policy, and Sustainable Business.  The Bard Center for Environmental Policy's career-focused, science based, interdisciplinary masters of science programs are located in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley.  The rigorous first year coursework, followed by a required 4-6 month immersive internship, culminates with a Master’s Capstone Project and a 93% job placement rate within 6 months of graduation. Graduates are currently pursuing careers in many fields such as: alternative energy, international Development, advocacy/lobbying, conservation, research, and strategic consulting. For more information: 

Dial-in Only: +1.408.740.7256 
Meeting ID: 750 938 911

Sponsor: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein Website: Event Website

EUS Senior Projects Planning Dinner for Junior 2s

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Anne Cox Chambers Alumni Center

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Michele Dominy  845-758-7870

Waste Cluster II Final Project Presentations

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Fisher Seminar Room

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Michele Dominy  845-758-7870

EUS Senior Project Presentations

Thursday, May 17, 2018
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Campus Center, Weis Cinema

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Michele Dominy  845-758-7870

EUS 203: Geographic Information Systems Student Presentations

Friday, May 18, 2018
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Campus Center, Multipurpose Room

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Susan Winchell-Sweeney

EUS Student Practicum Presentations

Monday, May 21, 2018
1:30 pm – 3:50 pm Montgomery Place Portico

Presentations for EUS Practicum: Montgomery Place and Landscape Design—Just What Is Landscape?

Sponsor: Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Contact: Michele Dominy  845-758-7870


Archive of Past Events



Thursday, November 10, 2005

Las Gaviotas: Sustainability on the Savannah of Colombia

Olin Language Center  Lecture and slide presentation on the world's premier example of sustainable development, featuring sustainability advocate Dick White. White will share his experience in Las Gaviotas, a village on the eastern plains of Colombia that has built a harmonious self-supporting community in the harsh savannah environment through renewable energy technologies and refinement of products from rainforest regeneration.

Free and open to the public.