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Professor Rebecca Jordan-Young Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Rebecca Jordan-Young, Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, one of 175 fellowships given this year for achievement and exceptional promise.

Biology Prof. Jennifer Mansfield coauthors Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article

Jennifer Mansfield, associate professor of biology, coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on a study identifying the microRNA essential to the development of vertebrae.

Through The Gates: Wired Like a Woman?

Scientists discuss male and female brains and the origin of differences—do they exist?

Pathways to Passion: John Glendinning

Watch John Glendinning, biology professor and director of Barnard's neuroscience and behavior program, share how he became interested in the science of taste. 

Creating a New Generation of Scientists

More than 120 young student scientists pursued full-time research projects as part of Barnard's new Summer Research Institute. Watch as they share their experiences and stories.

The Disease of the Bees

Assistant Professor Jonathan Snow and his research assistants investigate the possible causes of mass disappearances of honey bees, known as Colony Collapse Disorder.

Barnard hosts inaugural Summer Research Institute Poster Session

Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.