history

Barnard students quoted in New York Times article about the recent research presentation

Professor Herbert Sloan says it’s time to expand our idea of what American history is.

Innovative teaching approach integrates role-play, competition, and public speaking

A range of interests keeps one professor constantly on the move

We’ve been collecting memories of alumnae about their Barnard days. Everything—from recollections of life-changing moments to pages from journals—has been posted to our 125th anniversary website. Each opens a window onto Barnard life; what follows are some of your reminiscences.

Barnard founder Annie Nathan Meyer and her sister, Maud Nathan, debate the question of women’s suffrage

In honor of Barnard's 125th anniversary, alumnae who majored in history discuss their career paths with faculty and current history majors. 

Hundreds of students, alumnae, faculty, staff, and Morningside Heights community members celebrated Founders Day with an afternoon of performances, lectures, and more on campus.