Barnard College News

Watch (and listen) to tips on video and audio from six of the College’s wildly successful creatives, including an Emmy-nominated TV director, the co-creator of a superhero character, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action. 

In recognition of sex discrimination being banned in educational programs, the College is looking back at alumnae and administrators who helped to pave the way and who continue to shine. 

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 celebration of 2022’s Women’s History Month (March), read about the work of 22 Barnard community members who champion feminist and gender issues.

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), the College highlights alumnae and students who are helping diversify a field that traditionally left women behind.

Hawa Tunkara ’21 on navigating grief, profound family responsibility, and challenging obstacles with grit and grace to land right where she needs to be.

On campus, an exhibition examines the history of racist housing policies that led to widespread segregation in New York City and across the U.S.

Research chemist Alison Scorese ’16 and entrepreneur Rhitu (Rhi) Risal ’14 discuss their shared love for Barnard and beauty.

Students in the Histories of the Present seminar turned their remote course into an opportunity to research their local communities for their senior thesis projects.

Kaylin Marcotte ’12, the founder of Jiggy Puzzles, strikes a Shark Tank deal with her frame-worthy jigsaw puzzles designed by women artists.