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.
History professor Herbert Sloan discusses the idea that the Constitution should be revised every generation.
Barnard’s groundbreaking Center for Toddler Development continues to meld creative play with academic research.
A charitable gift annuity offers an opportunity to give . . . and receive.
One of the questions I get asked all the time is “why is college so expensive?” It is a question that has exploded now beyond the confines of academia into the realm of policy debate and popular media. It is a good question, and one that eludes simple explanation.