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Fall 2013
Excerpts from Barnard President Debora Spar’s new book—personally candid and engrossing, well researched and often humorous—the work is a plea and a plan for a reassessed and...
Fall 2013
The Museum of the Chinese in America (MOCA) might not exist today if not for the dedication of a loose coalition of volunteers and community activists in...
Fall 2013
She likes being on the top of mountains. It’s the vista that inspires her, the feeling of being able to see the world laid out before her,...
Spring 2014
A key question raised at Barnard’s sixth annual Global Symposium, Women Changing China, was what has changed for women in China since Barnard organized the first such...
Spring 2014
It was a challenge—replacing a 1950s brick library that had seen better days with one that more than doubled its capacity while providing visual ties to its...
Spring 2014
I interviewed my colleague, friend, and senior lecturer in the English department, Quandra Prettyman, on a recent sunny afternoon. Quandra teaches Explorations of Black Literature: Early African...
Spring 2014
Starting a business can be a natural outlet for talented Barnard women. (Think Martha Stewart ’63, Hanky Panky’s Lida Orzeck ’68, and Liz Neumark ’77 of Great...
Winter 2015
Rebooting Computer Science Culture In her senior year of high school in New Orleans, Jada Hawkins ’16 signed up for a computer science class. “I had no...
Winter 2015
In addition to teaching, Paul Scolieri, associate professor of dance, has spent the last decade doing research, much of which was related to the publication of Dancing...
Winter 2015
Recalling Annie Nathan Meyer Victoria Hughes Reiss ’41 Between my third and fourth years at Barnard, I lived in Woods Hole, Mass., taking care of the children...