While filming The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, award-winning costume designer Donna Zakowska ’75 and director Jamie Babbit ’93 discovered that they both went to Barnard. So Barnard got them together again, on-camera, for a chat about the hit show and their shared roots.
Barnard’s almost 36,000 alumnae are forces to be reckoned with. Leaders in almost every field, these intrepid women have revolutionized health care, won Pulitzer Prizes, and made significant scientific discoveries.
For the first time since the play debuted in 1976, The Public Theater brought the Obie Award-winning production to a new generation of audience members. And Barnard was in the house.
“Remember President McIntosh’s inspirational message about being involved,” said the Barnard alumna, who in 1976 became the United States’ first Chinese American elected to a state legislature.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is still seeking new voices and different ways to tell meaningful stories.
The inaugural round of grants awarded by the Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supported the “Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program” and three undergrads who will now screen their films at the Athena Film Festival. (It’s not too late to apply for the next round!)
The SIPA and 4+1 student took second place in the ethics essay contest.
In honor of Election Day next week, we’re taking a look back at our feature on Mae Yih ’51, who in 1976 became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States.
Ahead of Election Day, we're looking back at how Barnard women in elected office are part of an impressive College tradition.
Laura Gee ’04, associate professor of economics at Tufts University, guest-lectured at Barnard on salary disclosure and shared tips for landing the job you want. (Hint: Social connections are key.)