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RISE: More than a Little Help from Friends

November 29, 2018
What began as one student’s idea has become a full-fledged support program with trained student counselors, educational programming, and professional support.
Jonathan presents at the Canadian Conference for Computational Geometry

Rockers Make their Mark with Original Research

November 09, 2018
Six Rockers presented original work at the Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry and the Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) Conference.
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Simon’s Rock Gets High Marks for LGBTQ Inclusiveness

October 24, 2018
Campus Pride, the leading organization working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students, has rated Simon’s Rock 4 out of 5 stars on the on its national listing of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities.

Extraterrestrials, Evil, and a Perfect God

September 18, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock Associate Professor of Philosophy Sam Ruhmkorff publishes "The Copernican principle, intelligent extraterrestrials, and arguments from evil" in Religious Studies, an international journal devoted to the problems of the philosophy of religion and published by Cambridge University Press.

Simon's Rock Provost Supports Lowering Voting Age

September 10, 2018
In an opinion piece in the Times Union, Bard College at Simon's Rock Provost Ian Bickford provides a compelling view on why the voting age should be lowered.

Simon's Rock Becomes More Sustainable with Solar Panel Installation

September 10, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock will become a more sustainable campus with the installation of solar panels on the roofs of the Daniel Arts Center, the Ceramics and Metal/Wood Studio, and the Kilpatrick Athletic Center.
James Weldon Johnson Foundation artists

Simon's Rock and James Weldon Johnson Foundation Residency Continue to Foster Creativity

August 23, 2018
The James Weldon Johnson Foundation partnered with Bard College at Simon's Rock for the second annual artist-in-residence program. Artists stayed on campus and used the art studios, but also used the campus and James Weldon Johnson's nearby home and writing cabin as inspiration for new work.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Gregory Pardlo to Discuss Critically Acclaimed New Memoir

August 16, 2018
Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo will deliver the Book One lecture at Bard College at Simon's Rock on his new memoir "Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America" Thursday, August 30, at 7:00 p.m.

Andre Green '97 Named Next Executive Director of National Center for Fair & Open Testing

July 25, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock alumnus Andre Green will become the newest executive director of FairTest, the National Center for Fair & Open Testing.

Alum Henry Alford's Newest Book is a Personal Voyage Into the World of Dance

June 22, 2018
Acclaimed author, columnist, humorist, and Bard College at Simon's Rock alumnus Henry Alford has written a new book "And Then We Danced."
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Daniel Arts Center Director Excited to Present First Ever Daniel's Art Party

June 12, 2018
Sandy Cleary, director of Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon's Rock, shares more about a new and exciting performing arts festival, Daniel's Art Party, June 12 - July 1, and about herself.
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9 Things For LGBTQ Students and Allies To Look For In a College

May 23, 2018
You learn best when you are in an inclusive and diverse environment where people of all sexual orientations and genders can thrive. Learn what to look for in an inclusive college campus.
Abigail Wagle Kilpatrick Award

Abigail Wagle Receives First Ever Kilpatrick Athletic Center Student Award

May 17, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock first-year student Abigail Wagle has received a newly created award that recognizes a student who has used the Kilpatrick Athletic Center the most during the academic year.

Professor Jennifer Browdy's Guide to Writing Purposeful Memoir Wins Nautilus Award

May 02, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock professor Jennifer Browdy's book, "The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir: A Writer's Companion," has received a silver award in the Creative Process category by the Nautilus Book Awards.
Elibba Dean Fulbright Austria

Elibba Dean '13 Awarded Teaching Assistantship in Austria Through Fulbright Program

April 27, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock alumna Elibba Dean is headed to Austria to teach English thanks to a teaching assistantship through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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Phyu Hninn Nyein ’05 Honored by Women of the Future Awards, South East Asia

April 26, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock alumna Phyu Hninn Nyein is leading the way for women in STEM as the general manager of the Farm Advisory Services team at Proximity Designs in Myanmar. The inaugural Women of the Future Awards, South East Asia recently presented Hninn with the Community & Public Service Award for her contributions as a young woman in business.
Ronan Farrow Point Courage Award

Alum Ronan Farrow's Reporting for The New Yorker Wins Pulitzer

April 18, 2018
Journalist Ronan Farrow '99 shook up Hollywood with his reporting on rampant sexual harassment and assault. His articles earned The New Yorker a Pulitzer Prize for public service.
Alumna Arielle King VLS convening

Arielle King '14 Continues Student Activism at Vermont Law School

April 13, 2018
Bard College at Simon's Rock alumna Arielle King moderated a panel at the second annual 2018 EJ Law and Policy Convening on "Advancing Environmental Justice."
Simon's Rock March for Our Lives

Rockers Nationwide Support March for Our Lives Movement

April 11, 2018
Across the United States and Canada, Rockers declared their support for the March for Our Lives movement by marching, rallying, and speaking out on March 24. Bard College at Simon's Rock students, faculty, and staff attended the sibling event held in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Eric Foner Du Bois Lecture

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian to Deliver 22nd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Simon's Rock

March 26, 2018
DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, author, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Dr. Eric Foner, will deliver the 22nd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Bard College at Simon's Rock April 12.


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