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Spring 2016
Herminia Palacio grew up in the Bronx, the daughter of a subway clerk and a bus driver, and dreamed of becoming a doctor. After realizing that goal...
Spring 2016
Jane Slusser majored in political science and history at Barnard but, she confesses, “I had a really hard time all throughout college getting engaged in politics.” That...
Fall 2015
After graduating with “a shiny French literature major,” Kelsey Brown found herself in a “What am I going to do with my life?” tailspin. Then her parents,...
Fall 2015
When she studied French and Spanish literature at Barnard, Abigail Carroll never imagined she’d one day be a Maine oyster farmer. She gets seasick. She had never...
Fall 2015
Few Americans know Iraq and its history as well as Phebe Marr, who became engrossed in studying the region as a Barnard student in the 1950s. She...
Spring 2016
When Isadora Ruyter-Harcourt ’16 was growing up in Mongomery, Ala., and later Chicago, her father would come home from his job as a defense lawyer and discuss...
Spring 2016
Last year, in short order, two important things happened to Anne Bernays ’52: she became a great-grandmother, and she dyed her hair blue. While she didn’t think...

Spring 2016 Newsletters

Winter 2016
The streets of Morningside Heights directly led Charlotte (Charlie) Dinkin to the stage of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. And while Dinkin got glowing reviews for the...
Winter 2016
In 2015, Jacqueline Barton ’74 became only the third woman to receive the Priestley Medal, the highest award given by the American Chemical Society. It was the...