alumnae

The White House today announced acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein '74 and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri '89 were named among ten distinguished recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal. President Barack Obama will confer the medal in a Sept. 10 ceremony in the East Room of The White House.  

Mistress America, the new movie cowritten by and starring Greta Gerwig '06 includes several scenes set and shot at Barnard.

Each year, the Edith and Frances Mulhall Achilles Memorial Fund generously provides graduate fellowship grants for outstanding alumnae.

Columbia Alumni Association Medalist: Daphne Fodor Philipson ’69, BUS ’74

Negativland No. 43 and Negativland No. 45 by Margaret Inga Wiatrowski '01

Julia Qian ’15, outgoing president of the Student Government Association, addressed the Commencement 2015 audience with these words 

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship helps Barnard students gain entry into the Academy.

Jeanine Tesori '83 and her writing partner, Lisa Kron, were the first women writing team to win a Tony for musical score.

Nearly 1,300 alumnae returned to Barnard's campus for Reunion 2015, held on a warm, sunny weekend, May 28–31.