Barnard College News
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.
Explore senior thesis projects in the arts from the Departments of Theatre, Dance, and Architecture.
Amy Hwang ’00, whose sketches are regularly featured in The New Yorker, talks about her artistic inspirations.
A Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge Competition winner, the architecture and psychology major shares her vision for a New York City landmark.
This year’s Virginia C. Gildersleeve Visiting Professor advocates for arts in Kenya and East Africa.
Barnard Presents Senior Art Theses: Chairs highlight what makes the College’s various art departments shine
We spoke to the director and chairs of each department, who shared what makes the end-of-year shows and performances by students in art, music, and theatre special.
Recently Opened Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning Receives the Only Architectural Award to Recognize Entire Library Structures and All Aspects of Design
One hundred years ago, in November of 1917, Barnard Hall officially opened its doors.
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.
One-Credit Class Taught by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Barnard faculty members reflect on what inspired them to enter and excel at their career.
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.
A class on art, activism, and social justice during the Harlem Renaissance, taught by English professor Monica Miller, examined formal and informal theatre.
Karen Fairbanks, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture and chair of the architecture department was awarded the 2015 Educator Award from the New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the leading professional membership organization for architects.
Barnard College’s new on-campus center will lead the way to continued excellence in teaching and learning.
The new LeFrak Center will provide temporary homes for the library and several academic departments.
Art history professor reflects on expansiveness of new museum and its inaugural exhibition
Data-driven approach encourages positioning libraries at the center of public policy priorities
Architecture professor highlighted for her support and encouragement of students
Karen Fairbanks collaborates with her partner and staff to produce an architectural showplace.
Glen Oaks Library receives both Public Choice and Editor’s Choice awards
In November, senior architecture majors and Prof. Karen Fairbanks traveled to Rio de Janiero to study Brazil's resources and urban development.
The beginning of the academic year 2011-2012 welcomed improvements and changes to the Barnard campus—some more strikingly apparent than others.
SEE YOURSELF SENSING: REDEFINING HUMAN PERCEPTION by Madeline Schwartzman ’83
Renowned Indian architect Brinda Somaya visits campus in advance of Barnard’s Global Symposium in Mumbai
“Women Changing India” panelist meets with architecture students.
In The New York Times' "Room for Debate" forum, architecture professor David Smiley weighs in on whether the $1.9 billion "Xanadu" megamall project is worth saving.
The Diana Center at Barnard College has achieved a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Diana Center was named Building of the Year, education category, by ArchDaily.
"The Institute Honor Awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architecture practice."
Architecture Professor Karen Fairbanks travels to a country trying to balance its rich historical tradition with the adoption of twenty-first-century innovation.