When members of the chemistry department asked Meenakshi Rao if she’d develop a new introductory seminar course on a subject close to her heart for the fall 2013 semester, she jumped at the chance.
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.
On September 21, faculty, students and alumnae celebrate the renovation of Altschul Hall
Prof. Marisa Buzzeo ‘01 and East Harlem School administrator Jennifer Feierman ’09 collaborate to introduce middle school students to college-level science