Easter Message from Cardinal Dolan

“A classical liberal arts education, which Bard College and the Bard Prison Initiative provides, is saying we are liberated from being shackled by the “out there” and when we look within you see a whole realm of existence and life. Where you live, how… Read More 


Actively Engaged

Darren Mack is a justice advocate and prominent member of the #CLOSErikers campaign. He enrolled with BPI in 2006 after learning about a distant relative that had been wrongly convicted and sentenced to death at the age of 14 by an all-white jury. This experience… Read More 


A Consequential Myth

BPI alumnus Jule Hall ('11) authored an essay on the realities of race in America. The full article reproduced below first appeared in Philanthropy New York. Hall is a program officer in the Unit for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice at the Ford Foundation.   A… Read More 


The Future of Higher Education: Then and Now

A Bard at Brooklyn Public Library open house event Sat, Apr 27 2019    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Central Library, Trustees' Room 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238 As part of the Rethinking Education Lecture Series and celebrating the third cycle of admissions of the Bard College… Read More 

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