Barnard College News

After being mentored by stellar science faculty across the City at Barnard’s Summer Research Institute, 285 students celebrated at one of NYC’s largest gatherings dedicated to young women scientists.

Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action. 

In celebration of 2022’s Women’s History Month (March), read about the work of 22 Barnard community members who champion feminist and gender issues.

Grey Matters Columbia University (CU), a joint Barnard and Columbia literary journal that premiered in spring 2021, seeks to make neuroscience more accessible to the public. #BarnardYearOfScience

Led by the population it serves, the new office brings together the College’s resources for first-generation, low-income, and international students into one targeted approach to enhance opportunities. 

In preparation of her campus-wide Accessibility Week workshop — “Ableism in the Classroom, Academia, and Society” —  the urban studies major and Speaking Fellow explains why accessibility is everyone’s fight.

A year after COVID-19 became a national emergency, a campus-run project to monitor coronavirus in wastewater is part of a multi-pronged effort to keep the community safe during the pandemic.

The College welcomed students back to campus for the spring semester through a modified check-in process and new guidelines for residential living during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As the pandemic disrupted traditional internships and in-person work, Barnard students and alumnae discovered new professional opportunities.

Nine students in Barnard’s inaugural Computer Science Summer Research Program worked with Barnard and Columbia professors on projects that ranged from improving inclusivity to healthcare.

Eight Barnard activists share why they are committed to anti-racism and the work they are doing to help uplift Black voices.

Barnard College’s Athena Center “Challenges” students to tackle food insecurity with the help of top industry experts during a collaborative problem-solving experience.