The beginning of the academic year 2011-2012 welcomed improvements and changes to the Barnard campus—some more strikingly apparent than others.
Conservator Dianne Dwyer Modestini ’68 and Curator Nadine Orenstein ’83 are two alumnae in specialized fields of the art world. Read about their achievements and how they got their start while students at Barnard.
Through Barnard’s Athena Center, Constance Hess Williams ’66 supports and encourages tomorrow’s leaders.
In 1967, Barnard mailed me an acceptance letter. Tears washed my cheeks as I pirouetted across the living room: I would leave my parents’ Persian home in Forest Hills, Queens, and thrust myself into the lecture halls of Morningside Heights.
Over the past three years, I have come to realize that I hear the same two questions a lot: What is the relationship between Barnard and Columbia? And, Why does anyone still need a women’s college?