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David Felix Sutcliffe '98 Wins Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Documentary

October 13, 2017
David Felix Sutcliffe, a Bard College at Simon's Rock alumnus, and his co-director Lyric R. Cabral, won an Emmy for their documentary (T)ERROR.
Simon’s Rock Volunteers Rock the Community with Day of Service

Simon’s Rock Volunteers Rock the Community with Day of Service

September 29, 2017
The Bard College at Simon’s Rock community volunteered time in and around Great Barrington for the sixth annual Rock the Community: A Day of Service to Honor Emily Fisher.
The Walden Chamber Players

The Walden Chamber Players

September 18, 2017
On Sunday, September 24, at 3 p.m., the Walden Chamber Players return to the South Berkshire Concert Series at Bard College at Simon's Rock. They will perform an eclectic program of music by Schubert, Lerdahl, Milhaud and Beethoven in a combination of string trio and double bass in McConnell Theater of the Daniel Arts Center.
12-year-old sophomore Adrian Romoff makes Lincoln Center debut

12-year-old sophomore Adrian Romoff makes Lincoln Center debut

September 16, 2017
Adrian Romoff, a 12-year-old piano virtuoso and sophomore at Bard College at Simon's Rock, made his debut at Lincoln Center Saturday, September 16.

Poet Molly McCully Brown '08 talks about her book on NPR

September 03, 2017
Bard College at Simon's Rock alumnae Molly McCully Brown talks about her book of poems on NPR.
Chemist Johanna Schwartz '10 featured by Women in 3D Printing

Chemist Johanna Schwartz '10 featured by Women in 3D Printing

August 10, 2017
Johanna Schwartz '10 is a chemist working on ways to improve the field of 3D printing.
Dual degree program empowers Rocker to apply engineering degree in medical field

Dual degree program empowers Rocker to apply engineering degree in medical field

August 08, 2017
Learn more about Eldred Lee '12, who is taking an innovative approach to health care needs as an engineer.

"SEVEN, A Documentary Play" Performance to Benefit Elizabeth Freeman Center

August 04, 2017
On Saturday, August 26, at 7:00 p.m. the Simon's Rock Council for Equity and Inclusion and CeCe Sloan present SEVEN, A Documentary Play in the Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon's Rock.
Veronica Chambers '87 to Discuss The Meaning of Michelle

Veronica Chambers '87 to Discuss The Meaning of Michelle

August 02, 2017
Author and alumna Veronica Chambers returns to Bard College at Simon's Rock on Sunday, August 20, at 7:00 p.m to discuss this year's Book One selection which all in-coming students were asked to read during the summer, The Meaning of Michelle, 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own, edited by Chambers.
Rocker Awarded Fellowship to Study Ferns with Experts

Rocker Awarded Fellowship to Study Ferns with Experts

July 13, 2017
Jessie Parrott '16 has been awarded a Torrey Botanical Society Undergraduate and Graduate Student Training Fellowship to study at the Eagle Hill Institute in Maine with two experienced scientists.
Award-Winning Poet Eileen Myles to Speak at Simon's Rock

Award-Winning Poet Eileen Myles to Speak at Simon's Rock

June 01, 2017
Poet, writer, and feminist icon Eileen Myles will read from selected works during a talk at Bard College at Simon's Rock on Friday, June 9, 7:00 p.m. in the Kellogg Music Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Planting Passions at Simon's Rock

May 11, 2017
Every college has popular communal gathering spots--be it a dining hall, student union, or quad. Simon's Rock goes one better. In late winter and early spring, the greenhouse attached to the Fisher science building acts as a magnet for a cross-section of students, faculty, and staff.
Feminine Mystic Conference to Explore Women's Religious Authority

Feminine Mystic Conference to Explore Women's Religious Authority

May 10, 2017
Bard College at Simon's Rock and Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon will host "The Feminine Mystic: American Prophetesses and the Politics of Religious Experience," Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Teen Vogue Writer and Political Activist Lauren Duca to Deliver Commencement Speech at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Teen Vogue Writer and Political Activist Lauren Duca to Deliver Commencement Speech at Bard College at Simon's Rock

May 10, 2017
Lauren Duca, award-winning writer and Teen Vogue contributing editor, will address graduates at the 48th commencement ceremony of Bard College at Simon's Rock: The Early College on Saturday, May 20, at 11:00 a.m.

A Hackathon on Social Change and Open Data

April 25, 2017
On a recent weekend, the Fisher Science and Academic Center was home to the first-ever hackathon hosted by the school's computer science club.

Simon's Rock Hosted Early College Conference and Summit

April 24, 2017
Educational, cultural, and civic organizations from across the region met at the Early College Conference and Summit at Bard College at Simon's Rock on April 21 and 22, 2017. The theme of the two-day forum "The Architecture of Partnership: Connection, Collaboration, Conviviality," is designed to foster inter-organizational conversations and alliances centered around educational innovation.

'Almost, Maine' Opens April 21 at Simon's Rock

April 21, 2017
The Theatre Program at Bard College at Simon's Rock presents John Cariani's Almost, Maine on April 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th in the Daniel Arts Center's McConnell Theatre. Performances are free and open to the public.
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to Speak at Simon's Rock

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to Speak at Simon's Rock

April 14, 2017
Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, will deliver the 21st annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Bard College at Simon's Rock on Wednesday, April 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel Arts Center.
Asma Abbas Wins Fulbright Scholar Grant

Asma Abbas Wins Fulbright Scholar Grant

April 06, 2017
Asma Abbas, Associate Professor of Politics and Philosophy and Emily H. Fisher Faculty Fellow, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to serve as Distinguished Chair in Social Studies at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic, spring 2018.
'What A Heart Loves' Brings Shakespeare to Great Barrington

'What A Heart Loves' Brings Shakespeare to Great Barrington

April 03, 2017
If William Shakespeare were alive today, college senior Regan Humphrey would likely be his protégé. As it is, Humphrey seems to have channeled the famous playwright in her first romantic comedy titled "What A Heart Loves." The show will open in style — Shakespearean, as it were — in April at the newly renovated Saint James Place in Great Barrington, Mass. Complete with iambic pentameter, Humphrey balances wit and wisdom with grace in the five-act play, which promises all the mischief, mayhem and matchmaking befitting the Bard himself.