Barnard College News
In The Jazz of Chemistry, students study — and demystify — the intriguing ways in which science is an essential part of everyday life.
The prestigious award brings the renowned chemist’s career of breakthrough discovery full circle.
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.
The chemistry professor and department chair inspired a generation of alumnae to pursue careers in STEM.
This year, Barnard women are the recipients of some of the most prestigious grants and fellowships for scientific research.
Rebecca Capua ’03 contributes her expertise in art and science to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts.
After a research career fueled by mentorship, the professor emerita turns her sights on educating the public.
The celebrated biochemist, known for her work on how cells communicate and interpret signals, set the standard for balancing rigorous scientific research and mentorship. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
In the Marbella Lab at Columbia, Munich researches how to improve lithium-ion batteries for a more sustainable future.
The Barnard alumna changed everything from the very way women are treated at the doctor’s office to life in medical school for female students.
The 2020 Beckman Scholar shares how her experiences as a student researcher at Barnard helped inform her current studies, plus insights from her “Walking NYC” project.
Participating in Barnard’s Summer Research Institute taught the sustainability and environmental economist how chemistry can be used to produce efficient biofuels.
The chemistry major breaks down how she balances her classes with research at both Barnard and Columbia.
Renowned for her discoveries about DNA, the award-winning scientist and professor discovered her love for chemistry in Barnard’s labs.
The Vagelos Professor in Energy Research at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate chemistry with a two-day lecture series at Barnard on energy sustainability.
Research chemist Alison Scorese ’16 and entrepreneur Rhitu (Rhi) Risal ’14 discuss their shared love for Barnard and beauty.
Chemist and professor Andrew Crowther contributed to a new discovery on the properties and potential of chemically combined solids.
Three Beckman Scholars share their passion for STEM, Barnard mentors, and whether the pandemic has shifted their research focus.
This summer, faculty in Barnard’s Chemistry Department were awarded major federal grants that will support them, individually and collaboratively, as they research a variety of topics.
Barnard College was awarded a second Beckman Scholars Award to support student research in biology, chemistry, and neuroscience and behavior.
Four chemistry professors, Rachel Austin, Mary Sever, Christina Vizcarra, and Andrew Crowther have been awarded National Science Foundation grants.
Barnard faculty members reflect on what inspired them to enter and excel at their career.
A new book edited by Prof. Christian Rojas, Molecular Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis, is designed to help chemists understand and capitalize on rearrangement reactions to enhance the synthesis of useful chemical compounds.
Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.
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.
Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.
On September 21, faculty, students and alumnae celebrate the renovation of Altschul Hall
Prof. Marisa Buzzeo ‘01 and East Harlem School administrator Jennifer Feierman ’09 collaborate to introduce middle school students to college-level science
A modern-day makeover in Altschul Hall is an important step for the department’s future.
Professors Sally Chapman, Dina Merrer, Marisa Buzzeo '01 and their students speak about faculty research, mentoring women in science and making chemistry accessible. Watch Video
With the acquisition of a cluster of new spectroscopic instrumentation, there is an elevated sense of excitement in the chemistry department this academic year. The story began in the summer of 2009 when the department’s faculty prepared a proposal for a National Science Foundation grant under the Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI-R2/Recovery and Reinvestment), a program aimed at improving the quality and scope of research and research training through the acquisition of shared instrumentation.