Thursday, October 22
Schedule of Events - Thursday, October 22
Times vary: VIRTUAL ACADEMIC CLASSES
Zoom links to be shared with registered guests via e-mail.
The following classes are available for registered guests to attend on Thursday, October 22nd:
- AHIS-GU4045-01, Collecting, with Anne Higonnet (8:40-9:55 AM)
- SPAN-UN1101-20, Elementary Spanish I, with Maria Eugenia Lozano (8:40-9:55 AM)
- FYSB-BC1734-01, First-Year Seminar: Culture, Identity & The Self, with Nathanael Shelley (10:10-11:25 AM)
- SPAN-UN1101-21, Elementary Spanish I, with Maria Eugenia Lozano (10:10-11:25 AM)
- ECON-BC3011-01, Inequality & Poverty, with Ashley Timmer (11:40 AM-12:55 PM) (Lecture Title: "Horizontal Inequalities") Recommended reading
- SPAN-BC3376-01, Rethinking Spanish Translation, with Javier Perez-Zapatero (1:10-2:25 PM)
- AHIS-BC3667-01, Clothing, with Anne Higonnet (2:40-3:55 PM)
- EAAS-UN3844-01, Culture, Mental Health, and Healing in East Asia, with Nicholas Bartlett (2:40-3:55 PM)
- MATH-UN1102-05, Calculus II, with Lindsay Piechnik (2:40-3:55 PM)
If you would like to sit in on a virtual class but have not yet signed up, please email email@example.com. Please include your student’s name and class year as well as the class you would like to attend. Please note that we may not be able to accommodate requests submitted shortly before the class time.
Attendees are asked to please “arrive” five minutes prior to class start time and to attend with mics on "mute," unless otherwise asked by the instructor.
To learn more about some of the classes offered this semester and the innovative ways Barnard faculty have approached virtual learning, please visit the Fall 2020 Welcome to Class videos.
At your convenience: VIRTUAL TOUR OF CAMPUS
We warmly invite you to enjoy virtual tours of campus at the video links below, filmed in spring 2020.
Although we can’t be there together this year, you can still get to know Barnard’s beautiful campus! Join us for a virtual tour with Barnard’s student tour guides.
Although we can’t be there together this year, you can still get to know Barnard’s beautiful campus! Join us for a virtual tour with Barnard’s student tour guides. The visit is divided into six episodes: feel free to choose your own adventure or to view all six!
- Episode 1: Learn about the history of Barnard College, the benefits of a women’s college, and the unique relationship between Barnard and Columbia University.
- Episode 2: Learn about residential life at Barnard, including living in the residence halls, dining on campus, and public safety.
- Episode 3: Learn about Barnard’s academic programs and requirements, advising, and the many unique opportunities that arise from attending college in New York City.
- Episode 4: Learn about the Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning, which opened in Fall 2018 and serves as an academic hub in the center of campus. Its library brings together current technologies and learning spaces in interactive settings, and its seven educational centers offer students the opportunity to explore areas such as design, media, movement, empirical reasoning and computational science.
- Episode 5: Tour the Diana Center while learning about student life on campus as well as the robust STEM programs offered at Barnard.
- Episode 6: Learn about “Feel Well, Do Well” and wellness initiatives at Barnard while touring the historic Milbank Hall — which houses the President’s Office, the lush rooftop Arthur Ross Greenhouse, and much more.
At your convenience: MEET THE DEANS
We warmly invite you to view the Meet the Deans video below
Get to know the members of the Dean of Studies Office, who will guide your students throughout their role at Barnard. You will meet:
- Leslie Grinage, Dean of the College
- Nikki Youngblood Giles, Vice Dean of the College – Campus Life
- Jemima Gedeon, Dean for Student Success
- Wendy Garay, the First-Year Class Dean and Dean for International Students
- Christina Kuan Tsu, the Sophomore Class Dean and Dean for Transfer Advising
- Evelyn Leong, the Junior Class Dean and Dean for Academic Assistance
- Rebecca Grabiner, the Senior Class Dean and College Case Manager
An opportunity for Q&A with the deans will be provided during the Student Services Open House on Friday, 10/23 from 12:00–1:00 PM EDT. For a sneak peek, watch Dean of the College Leslie Grinage’s welcome message to students at the start of the Fall semester.
10:00–11:00 AM EDT: MORNING COFFEE & CONVERSATION
Zoom meeting link provided via e-mail to registered guests.
Join representatives from the Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, and Neuroscience & Behavior departments for conversation and to connect with one another. The following faculty will be available to discuss all things STEM at Barnard:
- Rachel Narehood Austin, Diana T. and P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Chemistry
- Jennifer Mansfield, Professor of Biology
- Russell Romeo, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience & Behavior
12:00–1:00 PM EDT: OPEN HOUSE – STUDENT SERVICES (Part I)
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Our outstanding student services staff support students with all facets of life at Barnard. During this Open House, you may join staff from select areas to learn more about what they do and how they are operating virtually this semester. You may submit questions for each student services area in advance using the links below; you will also be able to ask questions during the Open House.
- Access Barnard, which encompasses Student Success, Opportunity Programs, International Student Services (ISS). Share your advance questions for Access Barnard using this form.
- Beyond Barnard, the College’s one-stop shop for support with careers, internships, student jobs, competitive fellowships, and graduate and professional school. Share your advance questions for Beyond Barnard using this form.
- Health & Wellness, which encompasses Well-Woman, Being Barnard, Primary Care Health Services (PCHS), and Furman Counseling. Share your advance questions about Health & Wellness using this form.
- Office of the Registrar. Share your advance questions for the Registrar’s Office using this form.
2:00–3:00 PM EDT: AFTERNOON COFFEE & CONVERSATION
Zoom link provided via e-mail to registered guests.
Join Ariana González Stokas, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), for conversation and to connect with one another. For additional context on DEI at Barnard, you may wish to read President Beilock's letter to the community on July 30, 2020, which addressed Barnard's continued work toward access and racial equity.
4:00–5:00 PM EDT: PANEL DISCUSSION WITH PROVOST BELL AND SELECTED FACULTY
Zoom webinar link provided via e-mail to registered guests.
You’ve heard how our faculty and staff have adapted Barnard’s signature academic excellence to virtual learning through immersive courses, shifting the focus of our curriculum to the current moment, and innovative methods of online teaching — but only in general terms. This panel serves as an opportunity to bring these innovations to life, illustrating robust examples and bringing to life the highlights of what it’s like to study at Barnard this fall.
Joining us are:
- Linda A. Bell, Provost and Dean of the Faculty
- Severin Fowles, Chair of American Studies, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Director of the Archaeology Track
- Jennifer Rosales, Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Pedagogy
- Laurie Postlewate, Senior Lecturer in French and Co-Director of First Year Seminar
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