The National Book Award finalist unpacks her creative and physical journey to remote Kamchatka, Russia, a 24-hour plane ride away from the writer's home and the setting of Disappearing Earth.
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Twenty years after Interpreter of Maladies, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses the journey to publishing her latest book — in Italian.
Four alumnae authors describe their experiences as budding writers and first-generation students at Barnard.
The two media experts, who work to lift their community’s voices, discuss immigration, challenges of the present, and how students can shape the future.
In celebration of Women’s History Month (March), Jafreen Uddin ’07, the first female president of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, tells how Barnard powered her professionally.
Barnard College’s signature event celebrates its first decade Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1.
Since 2018, more than 90% of recent graduates have either found work or were in graduate school just six months after Commencement with the support of Barnard’s signature career services.
Ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the Athena Film Festival, Ashley Bush reflects on being a student coordinator for the first-ever Festival in 2011 and the lasting impact it had on her award-winning filmmaking career.
Acclaimed projects by Petra Costa ’06, Greta Gerwig ’06, and Sheila Nevins ’60 are up for filmmakers’ most coveted trophy.
How studying sociology at Barnard provided valuable insight into human drama for a rising star and alumna.
How playing tennis as a Barnard student-athlete on the heels of Title IX helped an alumna combine her interest in law, politics, and women’s athletics to serve up long-lasting professional success.
How double majoring in English and psychology prepared a Barnard alumna to go viral with her provocative short story "Cat Person" in The New Yorker.
How Barnard helped an assistant professor of physics at MIT imagine herself as a scientist — and then become one.
From author and fellow alumna Anna Quindlen ’74 to 300 current students and fans of the novel, all agree that Gerwig’s latest film is ‘so Barnard.’
The Brooklyn and Mexico City-based professional photographer discusses the pivotal role Barnard played in her journey as an artist and how the College continues to define her community.
While filming The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, award-winning costume designer Donna Zakowska ’75 and director Jamie Babbit ’93 discovered that they both went to Barnard. So Barnard got them together again, on-camera, for a chat about the hit show and their shared roots.
For the first time since the play debuted in 1976, The Public Theater brought the Obie Award-winning production to a new generation of audience members. And Barnard was in the house.
“Remember President McIntosh’s inspirational message about being involved,” said the Barnard alumna, who in 1976 became the United States’ first Chinese American elected to a state legislature.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is still seeking new voices and different ways to tell meaningful stories.
The inaugural round of grants awarded by the Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supported the “Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program” and three undergrads who will now screen their films at the Athena Film Festival. (It’s not too late to apply for the next round!)