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Overseer Eli Pariser ’96’s The Filter Bubble has started a big conversation. The latest publications to discuss the new book: Forbes, the Economist, the Financial Times, the BBC, the Telegraph, the Guardian, CBS, and the Boston Globe



Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed examined the innovative partnership between Bard and the Longy School of Music. The piece highlighted the educational and artistic benefits of an expanding Bard system


Times Union

The Albany Times Union profiled adjunct professor Karen Allen’s latest work: A staging of the play Moonchildren at Berkshire Theater Festival. Allen directed a student production of the play at Simon’s Rock in 2009 that inspired her to continue developing the play



Anne Morgan
Anne Morgan Kelley ’66, board chair of the Norman Rockwell Museum and a one-time Rockwell model, traveled to the White House for the installation of Rockwell’s painting The Problem We All Live With in the Oval Office


Andrew Eckhart
Andrew Eckart ’09 became an Eagle Scout, reported the Caldwells Patch. Eckart graduated with an AA in May and will attend Vanderbilt University this fall, where he will study math and civil engineering


The Body
Carlton Rounds ’83 has created an international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. Read more at The Body and Poz magazine


Entrepreneur Magazine

The latest profile for Jessica Mah ’06 and her gangbusters tech start-up InDinero is at Entrepreneur magazine



The Independent
Caitlin McDonald ’01 continues to blog on issues surrounding women in the Arab world on the Independent


LAist
Poet Annie Finch ’73 was mentioned on LAist for her involvement with Snow White Turns Sixty, a project that involves 12 contemporary female poets retelling classic fairy tales


The Voice
James Krellenstein ’08, a researcher at Yale University School of Medicine, was quoted in a Village Voice piece examining public health policies around HIV prevention


Slate
Alison Bechdel ’77 recounted her first experience at a gay bar at Slate


DC Theater Scene
John William Schiffbauer ’01 wrote and acted in Live Broadcast, which played at the Capital Fringe Festival in D.C. The play received a rave review from DC Theatre Scene


Playbill
Playbill announced that Daisy Eagan ’96 performed in Sondheim Unplugged at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Broadway


NPR
Overseer John McWhorter ’83 authored pieces on the War on Drugs and the evolution of the black American family that appeared on NPR


Berkshire Eagle
The Berkshire Eagle carried news of the success of the Kilpatrick Athletic Center’s running group, Fast Feet


Onion AVR
Shahzad Ismaily ’88 appeared in the Onion’s AV Club and in Paste magazine for his work playing on and co-producing Jolie Holland’s latest album


New York Times
Veronica Chambers ’87 reviewed a new work of young adult fiction in a piece called “How to Be a Bicultural Schoolgirl,” in the New York Times Sunday Review of Books


Discover Magazine
Artificial Intelligence researcher Ben Goertzel ’82 was cited at Discover Magazine and interviewed on Physorg


The Advocate
The Advocate Weekly highlighted the excitement surrounding the 2011 Berkshire Fringe Festival


New York Times
Randy Sharp ’79 episodic drama Hospital continues with four new installments at the Axis Theatre, highlighted in the New Yorker