Fiercely IntellectualSpring 2018

Barnard Magazine

On the Cover

We reflect on the protests that changed the College and transformed Barnard women’s lives

Also in this Issue...

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Monica L. Miller, associate professor of English and Africana studies, on a previously unpublished work of anthropology by Zora Neale Hurston ’28

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Barnard’s athletes compete at college sports’ highest level

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Shirley Adelson Siegel's ’37 pioneering legal work laid the foundations for some of the country’s most basic civil rights protections

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Climate Change

Barnard’s March performance of the new play "Jeune Terre" takes on the issue of climate change

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We reflect on the protests that changed the College and transformed Barnard women’s lives

Dispatches, Discourses & Noteworthy

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AABC President Jyoti Menon talks with the College’s new Executive Director of Alumnae Relations Karen Sendler about women’s education, expanding Barnard’s global base of support, and one of her favorite pastimes: knitting on the #1 train

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Barnard is one of only a handful of colleges with a program dedicated to public speaking

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College History

The February 9th ceremony marked the installation of Sian Leah Beilock as Barnard’s eighth president

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Endowed by Tom and Lisa Blumenthal P ’19, the Fund for Innovation in Teaching supports new approaches to learning, inside the classroom and out

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Rejuvenate this season with books that blossom with history, poetry, and insights into business and medicine


The amazing second act of Dr. Marian Rubenfeld ’76

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After losing her husband and daughter in quick succession, Lynn Rosenthal Minton had an epiphany that led her back to life