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When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.

The Story Behind the Success of the HBO Film Powerhouse Sheila Nevins '60

A Range of Events—from Stimulating Speakers to Musical Interludes—Enlivens the Campus

New York City Council Speaker visits Barnard addressing the needs of women--and New York 

Short films about women of courage and conviction spark conversations about leadership.

The third annual Athena Film Festival brought industry leaders to Barnard’s campus for a weekend in February to celebrate the achievements of women in the film and allied industries and discuss the challenges they face.

 

Sakina Pasha '13 leads Columbia's racecar club

 

A Grant from the Avon Foundation for Women Funds Preventative Education 

She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated. 

Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.