Feature Stories

Five students from the Class of 2021 come clean about their first year at Barnard.

In honor of Pride Month, Karla Jay ’68 reflects on the importance of identity, coming out, and the meaning of “lavender culture.”

The energy on campus was palpable as more than 1,500 alumnae and friends gathered for Reunion Weekend 2018. Generations of graduates marveled at the campus’s new landscape, soaked up the presentations and discussions, and reconnected with classmates.

A conversation with Sana Amanat '04

In this “Break This Down” interview that marks the month of Ramadan (May 14–June 15), Hussein Rashid, adjunct faculty in the Department of Religion, explains the significance of the holy month, defines an Islamic “super-hero,” and shares what has surprised him the most from interviews with American Muslims.  

In this special Mother’s Day edition of “Break This Down,” Nara Milanich, professor of history, shines a light on the government’s practice of incarcerating refugee mothers and children and the experiences of the women themselves.

Professor Tovah P. Klein, director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development (Toddler Center) and associate professor of psychology, shares the importance of taking our children to work.

This excerpt of a Barnard Magazine article by Professor Emerita of History Rosalind Rosenberg discusses the role of Barnard students in the historic 1968 Columbia protests.

Sustainability and climate action are at the heart of the College's core vision and values—which is why Barnard is taking action with sustainability practices and academic initiatives.

Daniel S. Hamermesh, an economist and a Barnard Distinguished Scholar, discusses the economics of time, gender, and the role economics play in everyday life in this “Break This Down” interview.