Spring 2013

Spring 2013

Fly Me to the Moon

Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.

Writer on the Road

Jenny Milchman is conducting a phone interview from the front seat of her car parked on a street in Columbus, Ohio. Her daughter Sophie, 9, and son Caleb, 7, do their schoolwork in the back. 

São Paulo: Barnard in Brazil

Fifth Global Symposium Highlights Women's Emerging Leadership 

Global Faculty Fellows Join The Symposium

Four Barnard Global Faculty Fellows participated in the São Paulo event, using the opportunity to network with colleagues, pursue research interests, and bring that work back to the Barnard community.

In São Paulo: Young Women's Leadership Workshop

After the symposium, a group of six Barnard students, selected through a competitive application process to be Global Symposium Student Fellows, held a workshop for girls from São Paulo high schools, exploring how gender affects professional opportunities.

Balancing Acts

 

Sandwich-Generation Caregivers Juggle Competing Priorities

New York City Woman: Barbara Lovenheim ’62

Newspaper stories, magazine profiles, books—an illustrious publishing career encourages this writer to create an online magazine for women on the “right side of 45”

Poetry Slam

For four days in April, the campus sprang to life with the sound of spoken-word poetry, as hundreds of performers converged at Barnard for the annual College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI).

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“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 she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

 

Scholarships Honor the Past and Connect It to the Future

Barnard has several options for creating named scholarship funds with gifts of $50,000 or more. Donors are honored and thanked at annual Torchbearers receptions, where they can meet the scholarship recipients.