When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.
A Range of Events—from Stimulating Speakers to Musical Interludes—Enlivens the Campus
New York City Council Speaker visits Barnard addressing the needs of women--and New York
Short films about women of courage and conviction spark conversations about leadership.
The third annual Athena Film Festival brought industry leaders to Barnard’s campus for a weekend in February to celebrate the achievements of women in the film and allied industries and discuss the challenges they face.
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.
She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated.