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Events & Opportunities

Environmental and Urban Studies (EUS) hosts and sponsors many events, including open houses, conferences, workshops, canoe trips, and various club meetings. Check out the calendar below for more information (or sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page).

Contact Us

Michele Dominy
Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies
Director of Environmental and Urban Studies

Bard College
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Phone: 845-758-7870

Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

CEP Master's Capstone Presentations

Thursday, May 25, 2017 – Friday, May 26, 2017

Please join us as the Bard CEP Class of 2017 presents their Master's Capstone Projects. 

Olin Language Center 115

Thursday 5/25
Policy and Program Design
1:00 – 1:30 Emma Cooper
To Nudge or Not to Nudge: Promoting Environmentally Beneficial Behaviors
1:30 – 2:00 Ronghui (Kevin) Zhou
An Analysis of China's Regional Emissions Trading System: Challenges and

2:00 – 2:30 Nicolas Ali
Addressing Antibiotic Resistance from Farm-Raised Fish Imported to the U.S.


Engaging Stakeholders on Environmental Issues
2:45 – 3:15 Gabrielle Weiss
Climate Change in the Hudson River Estuary: Promoting Adaptation and
Resilience Through Stakeholder Engagement in Design and Visualization

3:15 – 3:45 Danielle Salisbury
Public Perception of Environmental Programs in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere
Reserve, Landa de Matamoros, Queretaro, Mexico

Friday 5/26
Climate Impacts and Responses
1:00 – 1:30 Collin Adkins
Land Trust Response to Renewable Energy Siting Challenges in New York
1:30 – 2:00 Meredith LaValley
Arctic Research Collaborations Among Agencies: Understanding Knowledge Exchange within the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
2:00 – 2:30 Reuben Jaffe Goldstein
Utilizing NY State’s Distributive Generation Laws for Affordable Housing


Resilient Food Systems
2:45 – 3:15 Dalia Najjar
Small Landholders Battle the Leaf Folder: Improving Livelihoods in the Solomon

3:15 – 3:45 Rebecca Chillrud
Resilience Theory in Climate-Based Agriculture Development Projects: Useful
Framework or Popular Buzzword?

3:45 – 4:15 Vanessa Kichline
Carbon Stocks in Shade Coffee: Strategies for Enhancing Carbon Storage in
Smallholder Systems in Jinotega, Nicaragua

Reception and Awards Ceremony followed by the Class of 2017 Gift Presentation

For more information, call 845-758-7900, or e-mail .

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: Olin Language Center, Room 115