Feature Stories

In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.

Alumna Lida Orzeck '68 gives a selection of her late father's World War I and II posters, with many depicting women's wartime contributions, to Barnard.

At Barnard, students study the performing arts intellectually and critically, while immersing themselves in practice on campus and in the wider world of New York City.

BIAS artists bring a global perspective to contemporary issues. Read a Q&A with series curator Professor Hisham Matar and BIAS artist, novelist Nadeem Aslam. And, see a video of writer Zadie Smith's Barnard visit.

The Gender Amplified Music Festival inspires the next generation of music producers and women in technology. 

This fall Barnard's academic departments welcomed a number of new faculty members, with a diverse range of research and teaching interests.

Listen to Barnard Students discuss themes in Barnard President Debora Spar's new book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Lauren Graham '88 talks with Anna Quindlen '74 and Barnard Magazine about writing and acting.

A fashion exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America, curated with the expertise of Professor Dorothy Ko, tells the story of Shanghai’s “new woman.”

BCRW has a new podcast series on young feminists! The latest episode features a conversation between Pulitzer-Prize winning author Anna Quindlen '74 and
Julie Zeilinger '15.