Kingston Air Quality Initiative at Bard College Reports After Three Years of Monitoring
The Center for Environmental Sciences and Humanities at Bard College is pleased to announce the findings of the Kingston Air Quality Initiative (KAQI) after three consecutive years of research and data collection. KAQI began in January 2020 as a partnership between Bard’s Community Sciences Lab and the City of Kingston Conservation Advisory Council’s Air Quality Subcommittee. Since then, Kingston residents and Bard College students, staff, and faculty have facilitated both indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring projects throughout Ulster County.
Climate Despair to Climate Repair: Global Teach-in on Climate Change, Led by Bard College, to Be Held March 29, 2023Through a global initiative led by Bard College, more than 250 colleges, universities, and high schools worldwide will engage students and teachers in 40 countries to move from “Climate Despair to Climate Repair.” Now in its fourth year, the Global Teach-in is meant to help participants move from despair to determination, working together to change the future. On Wednesday, March 29, Bard will host its own teach-in from 5–8 pm in the Bertelsmann Campus Center. A free, low-carbon dinner will be provided alongside “People and Planet Working on Climate Repair,” a panel discussion led by Professors Felicia Keesing and Eban Goodstein. The evening will culminate in discussion groups focused on climate solutions.
Bard College Awarded $26,532 Grant from New World Foundation and Partners for Climate Action Hudson Valley for Sustainability ProjectBard College is pleased to announce that it has received a $26,532 grant from the New World Foundation and the Partners for Climate Action Hudson Valley for the project “Bard Bee-Lives: Making Space for At-Risk Pollinators.” Managed by Laurie Husted, Chief Sustainability Officer at Bard, the project was the result of a student proposal developed in the spring of 2022 in an Open Society University Network (OSUN) social entrepreneurship practicum: Leading Change in Organizations.
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OSUN Students Developing Online Game to Make Sex Education Accessible to Teens around the World
Associate Professor of Biology Brooke Jude to Lead Regenerative Dye Research as Part of Daughters for Earth Grant
Bard Biologists Elias Dueker, Gabriel Perron, Daniella Azulai ’17, and Mary Reid ’21 Copublish Study on the Impacts of Wastewater Treatment Discharge in Saw Kill River
What Is Your Why? Laurie Husted Talks about Sustainability Work on Campus and Off
From Dumpster to Donation: Poughkeepsie Journal Highlights Efforts of Bard and Local College Students to Reduce Summer Move-Out Waste