Feature Stories

With acceptance season underway at thousands of colleges and universities nationwide, Barnard College, one of the most selective academic institutions in the country, has admitted 1,088 young women from around the world to its class of 2022.

During the spring 2018 semester, Professor of History Premilla Nadasen taught the course “Mississippi Semester” to better help students acquire a deep knowledge of historical, political, economic and social issues.

Professor Mark Carnes and Professor Stephanie Pfirman share the games they have created to help both students and teachers learn.

Barnard celebrates Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) by honoring 25 groundbreaking alumnae.

The eighth annual Athena Film Festival celebrates courageous, audacious women.

In celebration of Black History Month, we honor Toyin Ojih Odutola, this year's Lida A. Orzeck '68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, a rising star in the art world and an important contributor to racial dialogue.

 A conversation with Georgia Pestana '84

The Barnard community has always been known for its commitment to activism, from its founding days and the fight to provide women with a quality education, to this past year where national movements focused on women’s rights, immigration, science and climate change, and other social issues.

Here are some of the moments that made 2017 memorable.

As we come together to celebrate the light of a New Year, we are proud to bring you this year's Barnard holiday greeting.