Feature Stories

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Language Acquisition and Development Research Laboratory Ann Senghas studies the evolution of language. Through the lens of Nicaraguan Sign Language (NSL), a unique language that originated in the 1970s, Senghas studies how language shifts from one generation to the next.

When should a student begin preparing for life after college? According to the team at Beyond Barnard, Day 1 is not too early, and it’s never too late to think about post-graduate options.

In 1976, Mae Yih ’51 became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States

A conversation between professors Rebecca Jordan-Young and Alison Pischedda.

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 7–13) and World Mental Health Day (October 10), a discussion on the meanings of the three ubiquitous letters.

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Barnard’s Arthur Ross Greenhouse, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology Hilary Callahan and Greenhouse Coordinator Nicholas Gershberg discuss what makes the greenhouse one of the most unusual rooftop gardens in the city.

Barnard celebrated the grand opening of The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning on October 3, 2018.

Barnard alumnae support each other.

The 2018 Convocation ceremony took place on September 13 in the majestic and historic Riverside Church.

For five years, Barnard has supported an increasing number of STEM students through the Summer Research Institute (SRI).