Prof. Janna Levin was recently featured in a major story by the Associated Press about the discovery of gravitational waves caused from two or more black holes. According the the piece, it is a "...discovery that hints that the unseen violence of the universe may be pretty common."
Prof. Kim F. Hall, a leading researcher in Renaissance and early modern studies and critical race theory, will commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death by participating in the Folger Institute’s Shakespeare Anniversary Lecture Series.
New curriculum beginning fall 2016
For the first time, harmful carbon dioxide emissions from a power plant have been captured, pumped underground and turned into stone. The quick, yet expensive method is a major success in the fight against global warming.
During the 2015-2016 academic year, awards were presented to Barnard's exceptional faculty to honor their commitment to teaching.