Barnard College News
From settling into newly declared majors to looking forward to graduation and beyond, these four students know exactly why they’re excited for the new year.
As a photographer and the associate vice president of CARES, Amy Zavadil is well versed in looking at scenarios from multiple angles.
The exhibition that addresses housing segregation and race has inspired community organizers and advocates, teachers and students, and even policymakers such as New York State Senator Cordell Cleare.
The College is excited to immerse students in the world of Indigenous studies with a new interdisciplinary minor.
The College welcomed nearly 400 high school students through the gates this summer.
In Professor Mark Santolucito’s course Arts and Computing in NYC, Barnard students collaborated with students at FIT for a deep dive into the marriage of creativity and technology.
From Barnard to the beach, Keith Gabora and Cory Lapp respond to campus needs by tending the grounds and to beach dangers by saving those at sea.
The mom, road warrior, and devoted student supporter (center) fits it all in with time to spare.
In Harlem Movement Legacies, students learn the dances linked to the historic neighborhood — and their greater cultural significance.
In celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10), and the College’s connection to the tribe, Barnard and Columbia University honor the Picuris Pueblo with weeklong events.
After its successful debut last summer, the program returned for its second year, welcoming more educators and learning specialists from across New York City.
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.
Professor Monica Miller is a sought-after style educator who consulted on two projects debuting this August in London.
The New York City Council Member not only embraced her Korean American identity while at Barnard, she also learned how to become a political advocate for her community. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
Rebecca Capua ’03 contributes her expertise in art and science to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts.
With 13% of students who identify as international, hailing from 58 countries around the world, Barnard boasts a vibrant and global student body.
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.
The initiative, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), will enable the College to train local pre-K through 8th grade teachers on how to turn outdoor spaces into living laboratories.
English major Brigid Cromwell ’22 shares how she fell for New York City, courtesy of Barnard, and asked 10 other students what they love about the Big Apple.
In recognition of National American Indian Heritage Month (November), Barnard highlights historic Manhattan areas where the Lenape peoples lived for centuries.
Grant will support new partnerships and curriculum centered on immigration, poverty, and labor rights policy
If you think faculty care only about academics, read on. Their (many) other talents may surprise you.
Barnard welcomed the First Ladey of New York Chirlane McCray and author Nana-Ama Danquah for a discussion with Professor Colin Wayne Leach about Danquah's memoir on depression as part of the Gracie Book Club.
When should a student begin preparing for life after college? According to the team at Beyond Barnard, Day 1 is not too early, and it’s never too late to think about post-graduate options.
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.
As we come together to celebrate the light of a New Year, we are proud to bring you this year's Barnard holiday greeting.
Barnard’s Department of Environmental Science was founded 35 years ago.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture—an institution integral to Barnard’s Harlem Semester—has been newly renovated thanks to the architecture firm led by Claire Tow Professor of Professional Practice and Department of Architecture Chair Karen Fairbanks.
Akshaya shares her journey from uncertain first-year student to successful STEM researcher and University arts leader with an exciting job offer on the horizon.
Zines from Barnard's collection on loan at Brooklyn-based Interference Archive for exhibition on sexual violence and activism!
On April 22, the planet had two reasons to celebrate: It was Earth Day and science was on most people’s minds.
In the spirit of the season, we are proud to bring you this year's Barnard holiday greeting.
The class “Romare Bearden: Home is Harlem” was taught in partnership with the Studio Museum in Harlem.
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.”
Artist gifts her foundational works to the Barnard Archives
Barnard has received the largest combined gift in its history to support the new teaching and learning center.
From interning at The Museum of Natural History to searching for the best pizza in Brooklyn, students and faculty discuss living in New York City.
Mistress America, the new movie co-written by and starring Greta Gerwig ’06, includes several scenes set and shot at Barnard.
Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.
Hundreds came out to Riverside Park for a concert of women-led musical acts featuring students and recent graduates from New York City colleges.
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.
Focuses on the ways in which urban wildlife species adapt to city life.
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.
More than 120 young student scientists pursued full-time research projects as part of Barnard's new Summer Research Institute. Watch as they share their experiences and stories.
Look up, New York! The city's most iconic tower was lit with Barnard Blue on Monday, October 6, 2014. View photos from around the city.
Girl Scouts from across the five boroughs will have a special opportunity to design socially-conscious business ventures
Champion of women’s rights to receive Barnard Medal of Distinction alongside Xerox CEO, social ethics scholar, and renowned singer-songwriter.
Barnard's College Goal NY gives guidance on applying to college and securing financial aid
An exhibit at Columbia’s Wallach Art Gallery curated by Prof. Anne Higonnet and Barnard and Columbia students explores the work of Anna Hyatt Huntington.
Glen Oaks Library receives both Public Choice and Editor’s Choice awards
Meet some of Barnard's exceptional young women and hear about their academics, aspirations, and lives in New York City.
Once a student activist on campus, Wolfe ascends to key political aide for Mayor-elect de Blasio
Prof. Sharp to deliver Distinguished Lecture in Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History
December 18, 2013
BCRW has a new podcast series on young feminists! The latest episode features a conversation between Pulitzer-Prize winning author Anna Quindlen '74 and
Julie Zeilinger '15.
A Range of Events—from Stimulating Speakers to Musical Interludes—Enlivens the Campus