Fiercely IntellectualSummer 2019

Barnard Magazine

On the Cover

Barnard helped Hollywood notable and Time’s Up co-founder Nina Shaw burnish her dedication to empowerment

Also in this Issue...


Barnard has a long history of student-athletes who bring their “A” games while learning to compete for the next stage

Dispatches, Discourses & Noteworthy

Literature & Poetry

New books by Barnard authors make a splash, offering refreshing takes on things ordinary and rare

Yvonne Rainer, choreographer,
Performing Arts

Choreographer and filmmaker Yvonne Rainer is this year’s Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Artist-in-Residence

Econ professor \ Homa Zarghamee

Barnard professors collaborate with experts worldwide to create digital textbooks accessible to all


Ariella Salimpour ’17 saw a medical need and developed an app, Thumbroll, to help medical students and professionals master everything from shots to surgery

Visual Arts

Now in its ninth year, the Athena Film Festival continues to celebrate powerful stories by and about strong women

Promo image for Christi's Magdalena
Performing Arts

Dance professor Gabri Christa explores her mother’s life and dementia through her multimedia piece Magdalena


Shira Gordon ’08 and Qudsiya Naqui ’06 — one sighted, one visually impaired — share a bike and a close friendship


The Helen Revellese Esposito ’38 scholarship fund supports Westchester County students

Visual Arts

A malleable material offers students a solid chance to connect and unwind

Health & Wellness

Barnard’s Well-Woman program continues to flourish through alumnae