chemistry

Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.

More than 120 young student scientists pursued full-time research projects as part of Barnard's new Summer Research Institute. Watch as they share their experiences and stories.

Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.

A new course, "From Pumpkin Pie to CSI," challenges students to learn about the chemistry in the world around them.

A new course, "From Pumpkin Pie to CSI," challenges students to learn about the chemistry of the world around them.

Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing their places within scientific communities that were all but closed to them. On the following pages, six alumnae, two of whom are retired, talk about their research, how they started, and what inspired them.

Join the Barnard chemistry department as it celebrates the renovation of the Altschul Hall 6th floor laboratories with facility tours, faculty, alumnae and student presentations, and a closing reception.