Prof. Hisham Matar Wins Top PEN America Literary Award

literature & poetry Photo Credit: PEN AmericaPEN America gave its most prestigious award—the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, one of the largest literary awards in the country—to English Professor Hisham Matar for The Return: Fathers, Sons, and…
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2017 Commencement Exercises

Scheduled Events Monday, May 15th Retirement Party for Professor John McGuckin James Memorial Chapel & Social Hall 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 16th Unitarian Universalists Commissioning Lampman Chapel 6 pm Wednesday, May 17th Students of Color Commissioning James…

Prof. John Hawley Awarded 2017 Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize

fellowships & grants Professor John HawleyClaire Tow Professor of Religion John Stratton Hawley was recently awarded the 2017 Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize by the South Asian Council of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) in…

Barnard Responds to Syrian Crisis Through Creation of the Ann and Andrew Tisch Scholarship for Refugee Women

immigrationeducationfellowships & grantsstudents Beginning in the fall of 2017, Barnard will offer a newly funded scholarship called the Ann and Andrew Tisch Scholarship for Refugee Women.  The scholarship will be awarded annually, and a student…
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Falling Ice Warning (3/16/17)

Due to the storm this past Tuesday and resulting freeze/thaw conditions, there may be some ice falling from the facade of the building. Please be aware when entering and leaving the building. The post Falling Ice Warning (3/16/17) appeared first…
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Teagle Foundation Grant Supports Innovation in the Teaching of Economics

fellowships & grants Since 2013, Professor of Economics Rajiv Sethi has worked with the UK-based group CORE (Curriculum Open-Access Resources for Economics) to develop high-quality, open-access instructional content, distributed worldwide…
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Mrs. Rosalind Havemeyer, Board Chair Emerita and Union Medalist, Dies

Rosalind Everdell Havemeyer, the first woman to chair Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was 99. “Rossie” as she was affectionately known by family, friends and fellow…

Fifth Grade Scientists Quest and Test

The fifth grade science exhibition challenged middle schoolers to test their understanding of the scientific method and provide sound evidence for their findings. "As scientists, we need to prove how and why we know certain facts," said science…

“The Amazing Nina Simone” Inaugurates the First I-House African Diaspora Film Festival

Date: 3/9/2017 “The Amazing Nina Simone” Inaugurates the First I-House African Diaspora Film Festival

“The Amazing Nina Simone” Inaugurates the First I-House African Diaspora Film Festival

Date: 3/9/2017 “The Amazing Nina Simone” Inaugurates the First I-House African Diaspora Film Festival