Professor Paige West Wins Distinguished Book Award

columbiaendowmentrace and ethnicity Pictured at the 2017 Columbia University Press Distinguished Book Award ceremony (from left to right): Jennifer Crewe, Associate Provost and Director, Columbia University Press; John H. Coatsworth, Provost,…

Visual Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola to Join Barnard College as Orzeck Artist-in-Residence

visual arts Contact: Beth Kwonbkwon@barnard.edu (212) 854-2037FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2017 – Toyin Ojih Odutola, the Nigerian-born visual artist whose pen-and-ink sketches explore the concept of race—most recently in…

Barnard Welcomes New and Returning Faculty

This fall, Barnard's academic departments welcomed a number of new faculty, as well as returning faculty taking on new roles. Their diverse research and teaching interests as well as their extensive expertise will expand the depth of course…

Message from President Beilock: Barnard's Response to New Travel Restrictions

Dear Barnard Community, Yesterday, President Trump announced new restrictions on travel to the United States, replacing his previous executive order issued in March. When the restrictions take full effect on October 18, each of eight countries—Iran,…

Barnard Professors Help Revolutionize the Economics Curriculum

economicseducation In the wake of the unpredicted worldwide financial crisis that began in 2008, and in response to critics—many of them current students—who complain that the concepts they’ve learned don’t always apply to a post-2008…

Broadway Veterans Join MSM’s Musical Theatre Faculty

Manhattan School of Music’s Musical Theatre Program begins its second year with new additions to its already distinguished faculty. Launched in the fall of 2016, this exciting program has the distinction of being New York City’s first conservatory-based…

Carol Dweck ’67 Receives $3.9 Million Education Prize

alumnaepsychology Carol S. Dweck ’67, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and this year’s keynote speaker at Convocation, is one of two inaugural laureates named by the Yidan Prize Foundation in China.…

Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people,…

The Spirit of Justice Series

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Convocation Marks a New School Year and a Homecoming for Our Chaplain

St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's began the school year with blessings and celebration, as students in first through eighth grade, along with their families and teachers gathered in Gordon Chapel for the school's annual convocation.

What To Recycle – Building Recycling Guide

All businesses in NYC are now required to recycle metal, glass, plastic, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, as well as certain other items depending on business size and type. Below are items or types of items that businesses are required by…

Bronx street named after jazz legend and MSM alumnus Donald Byrd

By Bobby Sanabria September 9, 2017 was a significant day in the borough of music as the late, great Donald Byrd (DP ’58, Trumpet; BM ’62, Trumpet; MM ’63, Music Education) was honored with a street named after him in the Bronx. Donald…
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RSVP for “Re-Thinking Re-Entry II” Conference

Re-thinking, Re-Entry II: An examination of NYC Services & Needs for the formerly Incarcerated On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the formerly incarcerated will gather with expert panelists representing the city and state levels, services…