Catherine Cardelús ’96, Leslie Cooperband ’82, and Rhea Suh ’92 each work to create a healthier planet.
Barnard College News
This year, Barnard women are the recipients of some of the most prestigious grants and fellowships for scientific research.
At Barnard, this environmental scientist learned the interdisciplinary nature of her field — and now, as Miami’s first chief heat officer, she applies those lessons every day.
An alumna takes a seagoing adventure into the heart of climate change.
Terryanne Maenza-Gmelch, senior lecturer in environmental science, discusses NYC trees and forests for Climate Week NYC 2021. #BarnardYearOfScience
Renowned climate scientist and environmental science professor Martin Stute discusses his game-changing new paper in Nature and what scientists have been getting wrong about the Earth’s changing climate.
In Brenner’s environmental science course, students work collaboratively with nonprofit environmental justice organizations to address issues of sustainable development.
For International Day of Climate Action (October 24), a paleoclimatologist discusses climate change, teaching in a pandemic, and studying STEM at Barnard.
The adjunct professor — an environmental science and law expert — shares how remote learning has forced her to become a more collaborative educator.
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.
Faculty-developed program Brownfield Action gets an upgrade so that environmental science students can continue to solve real-world problems. Two alumnae share their success stories.
If you think faculty care only about academics, read on. Their (many) other talents may surprise you.
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The College is preparing students to meet these challenges through a three-fold strategy.
Sustainability and climate action are at the heart of the College's core vision and values—which is why Barnard is taking action with sustainability practices and academic initiatives.
Professor Mark Carnes and Professor Stephanie Pfirman share the games they have created to help both students and teachers learn.
In December, 2017, and January, 2018, three members of Barnard's faculty were awarded research grants.
Barnard’s Department of Environmental Science was founded 35 years ago.
A new study coauthored by Professor Stephanie Pfirman indicates pollution can spread rapidly via polar sea ice, which is melting faster than ever before due to global warming.
To celebrate National Pollinator Week, Barnard highlights the leading research of Professor Jon Snow to protect honey bees
A Q&A with the arborists enlisted to move Barnard’s beloved magnolia tree to its new home near The Diana Center terrace, to prepare for building the new teaching and learning center.
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.
Through interactive simulation, class provides hands-on experience in environmental site assessment
Students examine how arsenic seeps into groundwater in Bangladesh.
Students study the potential impact of green-roof fungi on the environment.
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.
"Introductory Environmental Science,” students investigate the interplay between rapid urban development and their environmental surroundings.
Three juniors studying math and science were named winners or have received honorable mentions in the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship competition.