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.

On campus, an exhibition examines the history of racist housing policies that led to widespread segregation in New York City and across the U.S.

In recognition of National American Indian Heritage Month (November), Barnard highlights historic Manhattan areas where the Lenape peoples lived for centuries.
 

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Barnard’s Arthur Ross Greenhouse, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology Hilary Callahan and Greenhouse Coordinator Nicholas Gershberg discuss what makes the greenhouse one of the most unusual rooftop gardens in the city.

Students in the class “Freestyle and Displacement in Contemporary Art Practices” explored their own subjectivities in ways that intersected with the concepts examined by the artists in the museum.

Nineteen students spent the spring semester exploring how James Baldwin’s work examined “the changing geography of Harlem around race, sexuality, gender, religion, and American power."

In 2017, Barnard will offer a class in partnership with the Apollo called “Black Women, Performance, and the Politics of Style.”

We’ve been collecting memories of alumnae about their Barnard days. Everything—from recollections of life-changing moments to pages from journals—has been posted to our 125th anniversary website. Each opens a window onto Barnard life; what follows are some of your reminiscences.

Students, faculty, alumnae and community members gathered at Barnard on Sunday, October 26th, to celebrate the College's 125th anniversary year. View a photo essay that brings to life a wonderful day honoring Barnard's history, present, and future.