A new study of nearly 3,000 fourth, fifth, and sixth graders links a midday nap with greater happiness and self-control, fewer behavioral problems, and a higher IQ—a finding that was particularly evident in sixth graders.
Harold M. Hastings, Tai Young-Taft, and Thomas Wang ’16 authored an economics paper about the dynamics of the spread between the 10-year Treasury rate and the federal funds rate in order to better understand economic indicators.
Bestselling author and Professor of Law Stephen L. Carter will discuss his new book, Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster, at Bard College at Simon's Rock on August 20, 2019. The lecture will be free and open to the public.
Arbitration Costs: Myth and Realities in Investment Arbitration (Oxford University Press) offers a nuanced analysis of how and when cost-shifting occurs, parses tribunals’ rationalization of cost assessments, and models the variables most likely to predict costs, using data to point the way towards evidence-based normative reform.
Parami Institute, founded by Kyaw Moe Tun ’05, is the newest in a long line of Bard College-affiliated campuses and partnerships created to serve student populations in some of the most difficult areas in the world.
Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day wins the 2019 award for American cookbook and other non-fiction food- or beverage-related book. Chambers is the bestselling coauthor of 32 Yolks and the critically acclaimed author of Mama's Girl and The Meaning of Michelle.
Opening in fall 2019, the tuition-free, four-year, early college high school will be operated jointly by Bard College and DC Public Schools. Students earn college credit and an associate degree from Bard College while earning their high school diploma.
Part of the inaugural class of Bard Academy, Gigi Janko ’16 is writing her thesis. Combining her passions for dance, ceramics, and tennis, she is examining the perfection of gesture and the construction of meaning.
Eric Yi '16 and Samantha Statter '16 joined professors Eric Kramer and Donald McClelland, and Joseph Carlson of the Joint Genome Institute, as co-authors of an academic research paper that provides new insights into one of the big mysteries in forest ecology.
The Film Forum has championed independent and alternative cinema since 1970. When the space underwent extensive renovations last year, noted NYC photographer Jan Staller ’71 was there to capture and transform the experience with his unique vision.
Farmers, educators, and entrepreneurs will gather to support a lively local interest in bees and pollination. The Center for Food Studies will hold its 6th annual ThinkFOOD Conference on Saturday, April 13.
Whether you’re learning how to jump in water over your head, swim with bilateral breathing, or become a swim instructor, the Everyone Swims initiative is creating a community focused on water safety and fun. Throughout April, the college hosts free swimming lessons for children and adults.
Tate Coleman is building support for public transit in the southern part of Berkshire County. Tate presented his public transit proposal at the Great Barrington selectboard and was featured on NPR affiliate WAMC.
The Hillman-Jackson Gallery presents an exhibition by Boston artist Kathy King and New York artist Matt Nolen, curated by faculty member Ben Krupka. The show opens January 28, 2019 and will be on view daily through March 8, 2019.
Violinist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Conrad Tao, both highly acclaimed musicians, will perform a program of 19th and 20th Century classics on Saturday, January 26 at 8 pm. The program is preceded by a pre-concert conversation with Jackiw and Tao at 6:45 pm. The event is presented by South Berkshire Concerts at Bard College at Simon's Rock and will be held at the college's Daniel Arts Center.