The anthropology major (above, second from left) reflects on her nearly decade-long journey as a climate activist — from first recognizing the importance of reversing climate change in middle school to becoming a sustainability leader at Barnard College.
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The author of Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals, reflects on the human-environment relationship and her writing trajectory.
The digital strategist shares her experiences working on Boston mayor Michelle Wu’s campaign and how being a student at Barnard impacted her path to politics. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
The Barnard alumna shares how the community she found on campus informs her psychology research into Latina mental health.
Terryanne Maenza-Gmelch, senior lecturer in environmental science, discusses NYC trees and forests for Climate Week NYC 2021. #BarnardYearOfScience
Art historian Erin L. Thompson ’02 shares why she became interested in looted artifacts and dismantled monuments, a passion kindled in her first year at Barnard.
In celebration of Pride Month (June), Mia Flowers ’23 shares what LGBTQIA+ pride means to them.
For Pride Month (June), the accomplished poet talks all things queer poetry.
Amy Hwang ’00, whose sketches are regularly featured in The New Yorker, talks about her artistic inspirations.
Asha Futterman ’21 reflects on her three-year journey with the Barnard Center for Research on Women, including her Reading the Black Library Youth Fellowship with the Rebuild Foundation.
Roman Family Teaching & Research Fellow in computer science Adam Poliak discusses his latest research on internet searches for police reform.
A Treatise on Stars, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge ’69, was recently nominated as a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. Here, Berssenbrugge reflects on the natural influences and the creative process at work in her latest collection of poems.
The computer scientist shares her thoughts on creating inclusive technology, her journey into STEM, and playing the bagpipes.
In celebration of his new book, Mutual Aid, Dean Spade ’97 discusses the theory and how it can help veteran and novice activists maintain movement work.
On the heels of winning the Charles H. Turner Award from the Animal Behavior Society, Chelsea Sinclair ’21 shares how neuroscience combines her love for the humanities and the sciences.
The adjunct professor — an environmental science and law expert — shares how remote learning has forced her to become a more collaborative educator.
Adriana Galván ’01, the new dean of undergraduate education at UCLA, talks STEM careers for women.
A Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge Competition winner, the architecture and psychology major shares her vision for a New York City landmark.
In celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Irene Mei Zhi Shum ’93 shares her favorite Barnard memories and the best advice she received.
The columnist behind “Ask a Clean Person” shares advice on finding a career path and cleaning during a pandemic.
The adjunct professor of environmental science sets the record straight on climate change and action for Earth Day 2020 (April 22).
The author of When Aidan Became a Brother, Kyle Lukoff ’06 — who recently won a prestigious young adult literature award — talks books and offers his best advice for new writers.