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The Bard Network
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell to Deliver Address at Bard's 159th CommencementBard College will hold its 159th Commencement on Saturday, May 25. At the commencement ceremony, Bard President Leon Botstein will confer 391 undergraduate degrees on the Class of 2019 and 187 graduate degrees. More >
Student Leaders in Bard Network Meet for Two Conferences in BudapestThis month Bard College hosted two conferences on the campus of Bard Network partner Central European University in Budapest, Hungary: the Third Annual Bard Network Debate Conference and the Sixth Annual Get Engaged: Student Action and Youth Leadership Conference. 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.