through the gates

through the gates

Spring 2014
In addition to screening an array of features, documentaries, and shorts about women and leadership, the fourth annual Athena Film Festival included two special events that focused...
Spring 2014
In 1630, the poet Anne Bradstreet, a well-educated woman, emigrated with her family from Britain to America. Among her fellow travelers was her father, Thomas Dudley, who...
Spring 2014
It’s hard to escape the “I shop, therefore I am” culture. Yet what we buy, where we buy it, where our products come from and are made,...
Spring 2014
Even on the darkest winter afternoon or during the most stressful stretch of the semester, there’s one place Barnard students can rely upon for a warm welcome,...
Spring 2014
Nobel Peace Laureate and Barnard Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice Leymah Gbowee promised attendees a “naughty day.” And the March academic symposium was indeed filled with frank,...
Spring 2014
The peddler, similar to a wheelwright, currier, or carter, pursued a trade now mostly relegated to history. But as guest lecturer Hasia Diner, the Steinberg Professor of...
Winter 2015
Recently, the neuroscience journal Cerebrum examined a “sexy” topic that’s currently a hot one among researchers—distinctions between male and female brains. The article was accompanied by an...
Winter 2015
On October 26, the Barnard community and its friends celebrated the College’s 125th anniversary. The day kicked off with the unveiling of Barnard Way, an honorary street...
Winter 2015
Over the summer, a colleague of David Weiman’s called him up and explained that he was needed to lead the discussion at a 6:30 a.m. teaching breakfast...
Winter 2015
The tendency to speak out and speak up in any venue—from classrooms to corporate boardrooms—is often attributed to the “Barnard DNA,” and helping students sharpen their communication...