Action Academy

Spring 2016
In 2014, the governing body for international track and field competitions banned Indian sprinter Dutee Chand from women’s races, claiming that the naturally high levels of testosterone...
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
Ever since Nicole Edwards ’18 arrived at Barnard, she has immersed herself in the study of Russia. “I took Russian language my first semester at Barnard and...
Fall 2015
On a sunny Wednesday morning in September, I sat down with Paige West, the chair of the anthropology department, in her colorful office in Milbank Hall. The...

Professor Nara Milanich Discusses Paternity Research

Last week, Associate Professor of History Nara Milanich penned a New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on mistaken paternity (Link to article). Prof. Milanich, who is currently researching a book about the topic, The Birth of Uncertainty: A Global History of the Paternity Test, is under contract with Harvard University Press.

Professor Séverine Autesserre Awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Séverine Autesserre, Associate Professor of Political Science, was awarded a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.

Fellowships for Graduate Study

Each year, the Edith and Frances Mulhall Achilles Memorial Fund generously provides graduate fellowship grants for outstanding alumnae.