A Private College for the Public GoodBard College seeks to inspire curiosity, a love of learning, idealism, and a commitment to the link between higher education and civic participation.
The Bard Network
Bard First-Year Students Collect and Map Water Samples Across Region and Around Globe as Part of 2019 Citizen Science ProgramThe students’ water samples—collected from nearly 400 sites across the globe—were a main component of this year’s Citizen Science curriculum, which tackled urgent, present-day questions related to water. More >
STEAM Explorers: Changing How Kids Think About Science and MathBard student leaders, faculty, and volunteers with STEAM Explorers work with more than 4,000 children and teens throughout the Hudson Valley each year. Together, they create experiences and design experiments that inspire wonder, spark curiosity, and challenge old ideas. More >
Transformation and Inspiration
Professor Mary McCarthy called Bard a "mad, exciting place." This video offers a glimpse of the transformative, interdisciplinary experiences that students have at Bard.