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Spring 2017
Jennifer Finney Boylan: We’re sitting here in President Spar’s office on one of her last days in office, a moderately sunshiny day in New York City, but...
Fall 2012
Cultural anthropologist Melissa 
Fisher ’85 has always had an interest in women pioneers. As a girl, she would delight in her grandmother’s stories of being one of...
Fall 2012
Conversations in Contemporary Art, a series of adventures—
there can be no other word—into the New York art world began in fall 2011. This September a group of...
Fall 2012
Seville, Spain
 Reales Alcazares — Zina Model ’13 A Spanish minor who wanted to strengthen her skills in the language “while diving into a cultural experience in...
Fall 2012
This year marks several important anniversaries for Zora Neale Hurston ’28, a preeminent writer of the Harlem Renaissance; one is the 75th anniversary of the publication of...
Winter 2013
In her first high-profile case, Nancy Gertner defended Susan Saxe, an antiwar activist accused of robbery and murder in a Brighton, Mass., bank heist. Then in her...
Winter 2013
Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing...
Winter 2013
It was a radical idea, then and now. Driven largely by his obsession with the problem of debt—both national and personal—then-U.S. minister to France Thomas Jefferson, in...
Winter 2013
In 1973, when she joined Barnard’s toddler center, Patricia Henderson Shimm was definitely breaking new ground. Not only were there no other pre-school programs that specifically catered...
Spring 2013
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which...