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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

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

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

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