Adjunct professor Nina Sharma ’05 writes about the power of play during a time of personal and global transition.
Barnard College News
The new CEO of the American Journalism Project shares her plans to revitalize the local news industry and how Barnard gave her the tools to make it happen.
Marshaling the power of volunteers, Sara Lederman ’12 helps health care workers cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
In an Earth Day “Way Back Wednesday,” art and data are united as activism with the Tempestry Project, which tracks climate change through knitting.
The National Book Award finalist unpacks her creative and physical journey to remote Kamchatka, Russia, a 24-hour plane ride away from the writer's home and the setting of Disappearing Earth.
Twenty years after Interpreter of Maladies, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses the journey to publishing her latest book — in Italian.
Edwidge Danticat ’90 shares how Barnard helped her find her voice as a writer to become the youngest-ever National Book Award nominee.
Ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the Athena Film Festival, Ashley Bush reflects on being a student coordinator for the first-ever Festival in 2011 and the lasting impact it had on her award-winning filmmaking career.
How studying sociology at Barnard provided valuable insight into human drama for a rising star and alumna.
How double majoring in English and psychology prepared a Barnard alumna to go viral with her provocative short story "Cat Person" in The New Yorker.
How Barnard helped an assistant professor of physics at MIT imagine herself as a scientist — and then become one.
The Brooklyn and Mexico City-based professional photographer discusses the pivotal role Barnard played in her journey as an artist and how the College continues to define her community.
Alumna and lecturer Chisa Hidaka ’86 talks dancing with dolphins, her project at the intersection of humanities and science.
Alumna and professor Mary Beth Keane ’99 on her unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show and how she became a mentor alongside her Barnard professors.
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s new curator, Carla Acevedo-Yates ’00, shares how studying poetry at Barnard helped shape how she approaches contemporary art and space.
The dean of San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies opens up about how finding community and purpose at Barnard helped support and shape her scholarship-as-activism.
Partners HealthCare CEO Anne Klibanski ’71 shares how her Barnard English major helped inspire her to pursue a career in neuroendocrinology.
Atoosa Rubenstein ’93 shares how Barnard shaped her to become Hearst’s youngest-ever editor-in-chief.
MommaWork founder Debi Yadegari ’98 wants to level the playing field for working parents through professional, reliable, and individualized parenting and breastfeeding assistance for working parents.