The science of culinary skills, learning labs, and museum visits are part of the many exciting courses that will educate students this spring.
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The determined athlete, whose goal is always bullseye, reveals how strength training, impromptu omelets, and Pokémon are at the heart of teamwork.
Genevieve Depke ’24 and Silvana Navia ’24 join a unique program — co-founded by the Obamas — designed to support public service careers and horizon-expanding travel.
After its successful debut last summer, the program returned for its second year, welcoming more educators and learning specialists from across New York City.
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.
For the second time in two years, the giant inflorescence is putting on a show at the College’s Arthur Ross Greenhouse.
Catherine Cardelús ’96, Leslie Cooperband ’82, and Rhea Suh ’92 each work to create a healthier planet.
Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action.
The alumna works at the nexus of art, oncology, and deep empathy.
This cell biologist made groundbreaking discoveries that paved the way for diabetes research. #BarnardYearOfScience
“Barnard was one of the only schools where I was able to focus on biology and dance,” said the physical therapist.
After a research career fueled by mentorship, the professor emerita turns her sights on educating the public.
Sarah Barlow-Ochshorn ’20, the Archives Processing and Pedagogy Fellow, shares the significance of Poindexter’s newly donated papers.
As part of a team of staff and faculty, Melissa E. Flores ’16 helped Barnard’s Biology Department redesign its curriculum to ensure inclusivity for students from all backgrounds. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
The 2021 Gilliam fellow offers insight into her studies in pathobiology and shares how Barnard helped shape her career in lab-based scientific research. #BarnardYearOfScience
The lacrosse defender and English and biology major shares her experiences as a student athlete and how lacrosse got her to Barnard. #BarnardYearOfScience
In her Animal Behavior course, students will gain a deeper appreciation for the behaviors of the animal kingdom — even in times of quarantine.
A year after COVID-19 became a national emergency, a campus-run project to monitor coronavirus in wastewater is part of a multi-pronged effort to keep the community safe during the pandemic.
Professor Miranda’s Microbiology course shifts gears this fall to focus on COVID-19.
In celebration of National Honey Bee Day (August 15), Professor Jonathan Snow chats with two mentees about the art of Barnard beekeeping, their buzziest facts, and more.
In Callahan’s “Healthier Lives” biology course, students will tackle academic work at the intersection of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and the climate crisis.
Three Beckman Scholars share their passion for STEM, Barnard mentors, and whether the pandemic has shifted their research focus.
After a seven-year campus residency, the famously smelly plant — standing more than 5 feet tall — is finally opening up.
From biology to psychology, Barnard leadership and faculty share their expertise on how best to cope during the current crisis.
Across the city and globe this week, people are taking action to bring awareness to climate change, with many students participating in walkouts. Barnard shares their commitment to enacting change, as reflected in the College’s various initiatives over the years to address sustainability.
A smartphone based program can detect spores in honey bees that are believed to be a factor in their decline.
To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Barnard’s Arthur Ross Greenhouse, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology Hilary Callahan and Greenhouse Coordinator Nicholas Gershberg discuss what makes the greenhouse one of the most unusual rooftop gardens in the city.
Barnard College was awarded a second Beckman Scholars Award to support student research in biology, chemistry, and neuroscience and behavior.
Professor Alexandra Horowitz and Professor John Glendinning dissect the differing ways in which humans and animals experience the world through smell and taste.
To celebrate National Pollinator Week, Barnard highlights the leading research of Professor Jon Snow to protect honey bees
A new study authored by John Glendinning, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology, along with Ana Paula Morales Allende (’15) and Joyce Tang (’17) suggests that fetal alcohol exposure (FAE) reduces the taste system’s responsiveness to the bitter flavor and burning sensation of many varieties of alcoholic beverages.
Prof. John Glendinning discusses the importance of taste cells and how they impact insulin release.
Media outlets have highlighted Barnard English Professor Rory Jones’ new book, Gluten Exposed.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Rebecca Jordan-Young, Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, one of 175 fellowships given this year for achievement and exceptional promise.
Jennifer Mansfield, associate professor of biology, coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on a study identifying the microRNA essential to the development of vertebrae.
Scientists discuss male and female brains and the origin of differences—do they exist?
Article focuses on the ways in which urban wildlife species adapt to city life
Focuses on the ways in which urban wildlife species adapt to city life.
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.
Keyanna works in Barnard College's Arthur Ross Greenhouse. Her goal is to make urban spaces greener.
Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.
At Barnard, students majoring in the sciences or other research-intensive subjects have take part in research projects at levels usually reserved for graduate students.
Scientific American reports on research conducted by Krista L. McGuire, Barnard assistant professor of biology, in an article titled "Why Manhattan's Green Roofs Don't Work--and How to Fix Them."
Sky-high Learning: Studying biology and ecology on New York City's green roofs
In this panel discussion, Barnard faculty members Hilary Callahan, Kim F. Hall, Deborah Valenze, and Paige West engage in an interdisciplinary conversation about the past and present social, geopolitical, rhetorical, and environmental factors that influence how food—including items as seemingly ordinary as sugar, coffee, and milk—shapes culture and politics.
Three juniors studying math and science were named winners or have received honorable mentions in the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship competition.