The author, whose novel is described as a “feat of engineering” by The New York Times, tells a story infused with humor and humanity
From backyard gardens to weddings, flowers surround us with beauty and serve to punctuate our celebrations as well as comfort us in times of sadness. They’re also a multibillion-dollar industry that has recently grappled with questions regarding sustainability. These three Barnard alums — Laura Beth Resnick ’11, Molly Culver ’03, and Sophia Moreno-Bunge ’09 — are sowing a different approach to flowers and, in the process, are addressing important issues while creating new ways to showcase this most natural art form.
In her new role as deputy chief of staff to Governor Hochul, Linda Sun ’06 is helping immigrant communities — and all New Yorkers — find their voice in local government
Computer science major Whitney Deng ’24 helps code a public health mission to the International Space Station
Also in this issue...
Barnard expands the Ntozake Shange ’70 Papers, enabling scholars and students to dive even deeper into her groundbreaking work
Rebecca Capua ’03 is harnessing her expertise in science to contribute to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts
This year’s festival was a hybrid event, enabling people, wherever they were, to enjoy a showcase of films by and about women
Floral designer Sophia Moreno-Bunge ’09 dreams up botanical works of art
Current books to read and podcasts to listen to featuring the work of the Barnard community.
Molly Culver ’03 discusses a new and more sustainable approach to floristry.
Letter from the Editor, Nicole Anderson ’12JRN, offers a brief overview of the Barnard Spring 2022 Magazine.
Barnard players on this year’s record-breaking team were ‘invaluable’
Alicia Jo Rabins ’98 mines her obsessions for her art
Pioneering computer scientist Patricia Palombo ’58 helped launch the first American into space
President Sian Leah Beilock discusses how collaboration is the key to addressing the critical issues we face today, from global pandemics to climate change.
A conversation with author Courtney E. Martin ’02 on navigating the complex dynamics of racial segregation in schools
Diana T. Vagelos ’55 and Dr. P. Roy Vagelos’ gift is the single largest donation in the College’s history
A new quiz helps parents gain insight into the choices and actions that impact their close relationships
AABC President Amy Veltman ’89 on how alumnae can play a concrete role in elevating Barnard
For these alums, paying it forward means helping Barnard students shine like them
Members of the Barnard community share how their educational experience gave them the confidence to pursue their dreams
After more than half a century of judging top championships, Lucy Curley Joyce Brennan ’56 is inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame
A tireless champion of social justice, Janet Axelrod ’73 advocated for progressive causes, effecting change within her community and in the worlds of philanthropy and tech