through the gates

through the gates

Winter 2016
Eight new faculty members with diverse expertise—from chemistry to sociology—enhanced course offerings and expanded the scope of research on campus this fall. Rachel Austin joins Barnard’s faculty...
Winter 2016
On the south wall of the Sulzberger parlor in Barnard Hall hangs an elegant portrait of the dignified and unflappable Virginia Gildersleeve, first dean of the College...
Winter 2016
When Lida Orzeck ’68 learned she would be honored at Barnard College’s 125th-anniversary gala, her response was: “I have to do something to deserve this.” The cofounder...
Winter 2016
For decades, a much loved magnolia tree has thrived in its spot on Lehman Lawn, showing off its magnificent pink blooms for the campus each spring. When...
Winter 2016
When Angela Beam ’18 was preparing for college, she visited more than 20 schools. Barnard was the last stop. In San Antonio, where she grew up, “Women’s...
Fall 2015
In September, Barnard students, faculty, staff, and alumnae officially began the 2015–16 academic year with Convocation at Riverside Church, a service once reserved for anniversary celebrations, but...
Fall 2015
Failure is OK. Imperfection is fine. So writes Emily-Anne Rigal ’16 in her new book, FLAWD: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That...
Fall 2015
On August 30, Barnard enthusiastically welcomed the 635 exceptional young women of the Class of 2019. “This group of young women has a remarkably diverse range of...
Fall 2015
Haiti is not Trinidad is not St. Lucia is not Jamaica. The plural “feminisms” in the fall program at The Diana Center proved yet again that not...
Fall 2015
“It’s an optimistic moment in Barnard’s history,” says Chief Operating Officer Robert Goldberg, referring to the transformative on-campus building and renovation projects currently being undertaken to ensure...