This weekend: an international film festival in Chatham, a walk with a sculptor in Livingston Manor, an art opening reception in Woodstock, more classical music at Bard College, and a spooky visit at the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. 508 more words
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John Jay High School graduate Chelsea Barberan of Mount Saint Mary College was named Skyline Conference Women’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week on Monday.
Barberan averaged 5.38 digs per set in a 1-1 week for the Blue Knights. 332 more words
Leon Botstein is the subject of an intriguing profile in the current New Yorker.
The president of Bard College has instituted a new admissions procedure. Described by one faculty member as “a classic Leon gesture” — meaning “idealistic, expeditiously enacted, showmanly, and absolutely earnest in spirit,” it gives high school students a choice. 678 more words
Finally! Someone else notices that a lot of academic practices don’t make any sense: “Pictures from an Institution: Leon Botstein made Bard College what it is, but can he insure that it outlasts him? 270 more words