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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Key Concepts and Selected Examples

Richard FoxBristol-Myers Squibb

Pharmaceutical R&D chemistry is typically divided into two phases.  In the early drug discovery phase, medicinal chemistry is conducted to design and synthesize molecules on small scale.  Once a lead structure is selected from the large number of compounds prepared, R&D activities transition to the process chemistry phase which is concerned with the development and optimization of both the synthetic route and  individual procedures to enable large-scale production of the lead compound.  In this seminar, key concepts of process chemistry will be introduced, and selected examples of process chemistry from the Bristol-Myers Squibb portfolio will be discussed.
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium
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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Monday, October 30, 2017

A Reading by Diane Ackerman

The celebrated author reads from The Zookeeper’s Wife, followed by an evening film screening of the film adaptation

On Monday, October 30, at 2:30 p.m. in Weis Cinema, Bertelsmann Campus Center, Diane Ackerman reads from The Zookeeper’s Wife. Sponsored by the Innovative Contemporary Fiction Reading Series, introduced by Bradford Morrow and followed by a Q&A, the reading is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required.

At 7:00 p.m. that Monday, a free public screening of the film adaption of The Zookeeper’s Wife will be held in Preston.

The Zookeeper’s Wife, a little known true story of WWII, enjoyed months as the New York Times #1 nonfiction bestseller, and received the Orion Book Award, which honored it as “a groundbreaking work of nonfiction, in which the human relationship to nature is explored in an absolutely original way through looking at the Holocaust. A few years ago, ‘nature’ writers were asking themselves, How can a book be at the same time a work of art, an act of conscientious objection to the destruction of the world, and an affirmation of hope and human decency? The Zookeeper’s Wife answers this question.”

Diane Ackerman’s other works of nonfiction include An Alchemy of Mind, a poetics of the brain based on the latest neuroscience; Deep Play, which considers play, creativity, and our need for transcendence; A Slender Thread, about her work as a crisis line counselor; The Rarest of the Rare and The Moon by Whale Light, in which she explores the plight and fascination of endangered animals; On Extended Wings, her memoir of flying; and her bestseller, A Natural History of the Senses. Her most recent book, The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us, a celebration of the natural world and human ingenuity, and an exploration of human-driven planetary change, received the P.E.N. Henry David Thoreau Award for Nature Writing.

Several of Ackerman's books have been Pulitzer Prize and National Book Circle Critics Award finalists. She also has the rare distinction of having a molecule named after her—dianeackerone— a pheromone in crocodilians. Her essays about nature and human nature have been appearing for decades in the New York Times, New Yorker, American Scholar, Smithsonian, National Geographic, and elsewhere.

Any supporter who donates $500 or more to Bard’s literary journal Conjunctions receives a BackPage Pass providing VIP access to any Fall 2017 or future event in the Innovative Contemporary Fiction Reading Series. Have lunch with a visiting author, attend a seminar on their work, and receive premium seating at their reading. Or you can give your BackPage Pass to a lover of literature on your gift list! To find out more, click here or contact Micaela Morrissette at conjunctions@bard.edu or (845) 758-7054.
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema
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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

AMC 8 Contest

Sponsored by the Bard Math Circle

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.
The contest is paired with an engaging math talk at the middle school level, presented by a Bard mathematician.

The Bard Math Circle hosts this annual event to promote a culture of mathematical problem solving and math enrichment in the mid-Hudson Valley.
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Website: Event Website
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003

Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College

In the last four decades of the twentieth century, Harlem, New York—America’s most famous neighborhood—transformed from the archetypal symbol of midcentury “urban crisis” to the most celebrated example of “urban renaissance” in the United States. Once a favored subject for sociologists studying profound poverty and physical decline, by the new millennium Harlem found itself increasingly the site of refurbished brownstones, shiny glass and steel shopping centers, and a growing middle-class population. Drawing from Brian Goldstein’s new book, The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle Over Harlem (Harvard University Press, 2017), this lecture will trace this arc by focusing on competing visions for Harlem's central block. In doing so, it will reveal the complicated history of social and physical transformation that has changed this and many American urban centers in the last several decades. Gentrification is often described as a process controlled by outsiders, with clear winners and losers, victors and victims. In contrast, this talk will explore the role that Harlemites themselves played in bringing about Harlem’s urban renaissance, an outcome that had both positive and negative effects for their neighborhood. 
Time: 4:40 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Environmental and Urban Studies Colloquium

Environmental Work and Practice in the Hudson Valley Watershed

September 14th
Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
"Climate Change and Behavioral economics: Implications for Policy"November 30th
Brian Goldstein, Swarthmore College
"Harlem and the Roots of Gentrification, 1965-2003"
Time: 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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