Barnard College News
Barnard is celebrating International Education Week, Nov 14-18, 2022, with a series of events. Download the calendar of events here.
After a two-year hiatus, faculty guided students through overseas programs ranging from Sustainable Communities in Ecuador to Translating Theatre in France.
With 13% of students who identify as international, hailing from 58 countries around the world, Barnard boasts a vibrant and global student body.
New students in Beijing and Paris met with Barnard community members to celebrate NSOP week.
Professor Xiaobo Lü considers how citizens view the two governments and suggests what leaders can do to improve global connections.
This winter recess, members of our community participated in snowy sled races, family dances, a parade, and more.
Barnard College has joined the New University in Exile Consortium (New UIE) established by the New School for Social Research. This initiative is based on the conviction that the academic community has the responsibility and capacity to assist scholars and protect the intellectual capital that is jeopardized when universities and scholars are under assault.
For almost a decade, the Athena Center for Leadership Studies has dedicated itself to the advancement of inspired and courageous women leaders around the world.
Every year, Barnard faculty lead students on trips outside New York City—often outside the United States—to conduct research, perform, and expand teaching and learning opportunities.
Over the past decade, the Barnard curriculum has expanded its global influence by increasing opportunities for faculty and students to gain educational, work, and volunteer experience.
In its eighth year, the Global Symposium traveled to Paris. Barnard College gathered a group of prominent leaders from across the region to discuss some of the current events and rapidly changing policies that are influencing women’s roles throughout Europe.
Séverine Autesserre, Associate Professor of Political Science, was awarded a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.
The eighth annual Barnard Global Symposium will take place in Paris, gathering hundreds of prominent European leaders in business, government, and the fashion industry to talk about women's roles in the workplace and beyond.
Argues for greater international support for Syrian Civil War refugees
Alumnae clubs abroad partner with the College to connect graduates around the globe
VISP students talk about their experiences, American-style classrooms, and New York City life.
The College’s Global Symposium convenes in New York to assess women’s progress in leadership roles throughout the world.
On the eve of the Global Symposium, Brazilian artist Panmela Castro unveiled a mural she painted on Barnard’s campus in collaboration with students
Women leaders at the 2015 Global Symposium included Queen Noor of Jordan, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, CARE USA CEO Helene Gayle ’76, and NYC Commissioner for International Affairs Penny Abeywardena.
The 2015 Global Symposium welcomed women leaders from around the world including Queen Noor of Jordan, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, CARE USA CEO Helene Gayle ’76, and NYC Commissioner for International Affairs Penny Abeywardena.
The 7th annual Global Symposium took place on March 13 and was held on campus for the first time, in honor of Barnard's 125th anniversary. Featured speakers included Queen Noor of Jordan and Nobel-Prize winner Leymah Gbowee.
Political science professor reflects on her experience working in conflict zones
Watch John Glendinning, biology professor and director of Barnard's neuroscience and behavior program, share how he became interested in the science of taste.
Expert weighs in on how changes to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba will impact international trade
Prof. Paige West and Prof. J.C. Salyer to deliver Distinguished Lecture in Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History
Barnard faculty members to discuss the effects of climate change on people and their environments.
Watch political science Professor Séverine Autesserre share her journey from aspiring reporter to activist to Ivy League professor in the first episode of Barnard's Pathways to Passion series.
Provides expert commentary on Putin's political maneuvering and consequences for Russia's economy
"Peaceland" receives honorable mention for the prestigious Chadwick Alger Prize
Political science professor discusses her book, Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention
See the winners of this year's See New Abroad Photos (SNAP) contest, featuring some of the best images shot by students during their semesters abroad.
Political science professor discusses peacebuilding efforts in Africa
Global Symposium Student Fellows lead workshop for high school girls.
Political science professor discusses current conflict between Russia and Ukraine
In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.
Global Symposium Student Fellows facilitate leadership workshop for New York City high school students
Similar event to take place in Shanghai in conjunction with Barnard’s Sixth Annual Global Symposium
Political science professor weighs in for Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, and more
Political science professor discusses Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan for “Obama’s World” feature
Barnard College hosted the fourth annual 2014 Athena Film Festival honoring extraordinary women in the film industry.
Political science professor receives African Politics Conference Group Award and provides commentary for international media.
Six students will attend Women Changing China and facilitate the 2014 Young Women’s Leadership Workshop
The final lecture in a series of three, “The Elusive Concept of 'Capacity Building' in International Development," will take place on November 25 at 8 p.m. at Columbia Faculty House.
Participate in events celebrating Barnard’s global initiatives throughout the week of November 11-15
The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) conference at Barnard brought together U.N. representatives, former heads of state, and other global leaders with students from across the country for a discussion of how to grow the ranks of women in government leadership positions.
Political science professor writes opinion piece for The New York Times
Newsweek/Daily Beast event gathers young women at Barnard for conversations on social entrepreneurship and activism
Congratulations to Barnard seniors and recent alumnae who have been awarded Fulbright grants this year.
Political science professor quoted in The New York Times and NPR's "On Point"
In March, Barnard hosted the fifth annual global symposium Women Changing Brazil and the third annual Young Women's Leadership Workshop in São Paulo.
Barnard’s faculty representatives will attend “Women Changing Brazil” in São Paulo, Brazil
The Barnard International Artist Series kicked off in November 2012 with a documentary about a Chinese taxi driver living in an artist community outside of Beijing.
In November, senior architecture majors and Prof. Karen Fairbanks traveled to Rio de Janiero to study Brazil's resources and urban development.
Six students have been selected to attend this year’s global symposium in São Paulo.
Political science professor interviewed about her book, Warlords: Strong-arm Brokers in Weak States.
Barnard alum receives nonfiction prize for Behind the Beautiful Forevers.
The Women in Public Service Project convened at Barnard for the first time in September, 2012.