science

science

Spring 2016
For most people, the twin processes of listening and speaking are so natural that we never pause to think about how they work. But in the moment...
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...

The Wall Street Journal praises Professor Janna Levin’s Black Hole Blues

The Wall Street Journal recently reviewed Professor Janna Levin's new book, Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space.

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.

Barnard awarded substantial grant to forward STEM initiatives

Grant will support student research in computational research with Barnard faculty mentors

New book edited by chemistry Prof. Christian Rojas helps chemists understand rearrangement reactions

A new book edited by Prof. Christian Rojas, Molecular Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis, is designed to help chemists understand and capitalize on rearrangement reactions to enhance the synthesis of useful chemical compounds.

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.