Food for Thought from Faculty Experts
A New Minor Adds Policy and Ethics
Barnard junior writes about the history and significance of Storm King Art Center for the NRDC's OnEarth blog.
Environmental science and biology field work on an urban rooftop
"Introductory Environmental Science,” students investigate the interplay between rapid urban development and their environmental surroundings.
Biology professor Hilary Callahan and student intern Rivkah Blutstein '12 discuss the newly planted Sibyl Levy Golden '38 Ecological Learning Center, which will serve as an outdoor classroom beginning this fall.
This summer, six Barnard students are interning at the Black Rock Forest Consortium, a nature preserve in the Hudson Highlands where a variety of environmental research projects are underway.
Members of Barnard's Architecture faculty on home-building for sustainability
Extracting natural gas . . . at what cost?
On April 5, students, faculty, and members of the community gathered to hear from a panel of experts on hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” a controversial process of fracturing rocks to stimulate the release of natural gas.