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Exploring New Dimensions in Experimental Science

In her new book, The Transplant Imaginary: Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science, Lesley A. Sharp, Barnard's Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Anthropology, presents an enthographic study of future possiblities. 

Sources: Fostering Bonds & Support

The Student Phonathon sparks conversations with alumnae and encourages support for Barnard.

Last Word: An Immigrant's World

In her recently published fictionalized memoir (names were changed), Rosary Scacciaferro Gilheany '49 recalls her mother, Josephine Motta, who graduated from Barnard in 1924 with a chemistry major and dreamed of being a doctor like her doctor like her Sicilian-immigrant father.

Laying Down the Law

Peter Bower's course offers legal lessons in an environmental context. 

Music to Her Ears

The Tony-nominated musical Violet was written by Barnard alumna and award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori '83. The play, starring Sutton Foster, opened to much acclaim. Read a Barnard Magazine profile of Tesori, whose other work includes the scores of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Caroline, or Change. Violet runs through August 10.

To Honor and Preserve

Alumnae play a defining role in establishing and running a key cultual institution in Manhattan's Chinatown.

A Formula for Expanding the Numbers

Professor Dusa McDuff encourages young women to pursue mathematics.