Prison University Project's Operations Manager and Director of Bonafide David Cowan will be honored at UnCommon Law's 4th Annual UnCommon Heroes event on November 13. Since his release from San Quentin eight years ago, David has been committed to … [Read more...] about David Cowan to be honored at UnCommon Law’s 4th Annual UnCommon Heroes event
Archives for September 2019
Prison University Project student Rahsaan "New York" Thomas writes in The Marshall Project about his experience working on the award-winning Ear Hustle Podcast from inside San Quentin. The sun shines brightly through the gated windows so I grab a … [Read more...] about The Marshall Project: I Host a Popular Podcast. I’m Also in Prison.
Courtney Rein has been teaching at the Prison University Project since 2015. In 2018, she co-authored a paper with student David “Solo” Bennett for our inaugural academic conference, and worked closely with Program Clerk James King on developing a … [Read more...] about Faculty Spotlight: Courtney Rein
On September 18, the Prison University Project welcomed filmmaker Lynn Novick and her colleagues—producer Sarah Botstein; Chris Pigott of DKC News; Julia Lourie of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI); Salih Israil, a Bard graduate and formerly … [Read more...] about Screening “College Behind Bars”