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Toy Donation Drive

The Interchurch Center will collect children’s toys for the holiday season. We are accepting donations until Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Please bring your new, unwrapped toys to Suite 240 on weekdays during normal business hours. For more information, call: 212-870-2200 View 2017 Toy Drive Flyer The post Toy Donation Drive appeared first on The Interchurch […]

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Barnard College Appoints Lisa Yeh as VP of Development

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2017 — Barnard College has appointed Lisa Yeh as vice president for development, effective Jan. 22, 2018. Yeh comes to the College from Columbia Business School, where she has worked since 2002, and served for the past 11 years as vice dean of external relations and development. In this role, she […]

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Barnard College Affiliates with the Worker Rights Consortium

activism President Sian Beilock announced that Barnard College will join more than 190 other colleges and universities nationwide as an affiliate of the Worker Rights Consortium. The WRC is an independent organization devoted to helping colleges and universities improve the conditions of workers around the globe who produce their apparel. The affiliation will assist Barnard […]

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Don’t Tax Students’ Thirst for Knowledge

Dear friends and colleagues, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York joins the many voices of higher education students and leaders across the nation who are vigorously protesting the proposed Senate tax bill.  If passed, its impact on higher education would be disastrous for generations of students to come and, as result, devastating […]

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Angela Moscheo Benson M.A. ’06, ’10

What do you do? After teaching for the past decade, I accepted a job earlier this year at Cumberland Heights, an internationally renowned drug and alcohol treatment facility. In addition to leading inter-religious services, I also teach group classes on Twelve Step spirituality and religion, guilt and shame, anger and resentment, and loss and grief. […]

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December Information Session: Live Stream

Join the Admissions Team at Union Theological Seminary for our December Information Session. Tune in on Saturday, December 2 at 2:00 pm to hear from faculty, current students and members of the administration about life at Union, as well as our academic programs and application procedures. The post December Information Session: Live Stream appeared first […]

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Prof. Séverine Autesserre Wins Red Cross Award, Testifies Before Congress on Innovative Peacekeeping Research

africaelectionspolitics Sevérine Autesserre, Professor of Political Science, is the recipient of the French Red Cross Fund’s Special Jury Prize award, which is bestowed—along with €5,000—annually to “young researchers presenting an innovative or daring humanitarian perspective,” and has testified before Congress about the political and humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Autesserre, also a […]

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Sandy Smolnicky, M.A. ’85

What do you do? As a newly appointed Grants Officer for our county, I review and track all potential and incoming operating grants and grant agreements county-wide. With the Finance and Budget Offices, I maintain a database of grants sought by and awarded to county departments and offices. I offer seminars in grants management best […]

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Force of Nature: 35 Years of Environmental Science

climate changeenvironmental sciencenew york citySTEMsustainability Barnard’s Department of Environmental Science was founded 35 years ago. Its origins, however, reach as far back as Barnard’s first year, 1889, when students studied geology, geography, and mineralogy with Columbia University professors. Below we share the history of the department as it grew from one course to a department that […]

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Introduction of the Interchurch Center Forum

The Interchurch Center website now has a forum! The forum is available to all tenant employees within TIC. Tenants may post job openings, furniture or office equipment sales/giveaways, events, and donation drives. All posts require approval by TIC Administration. To access the forum, you must be logged into the website. The forum page is on […]

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Lay Leader Joins Episcopal Divinity School @ Union As Director of Anglican Studies

NEW YORK– Miguel Escobar, an Episcopal Church leader experienced in developing educational programs for lay and clergy, has been appointed director of Anglican Studies at Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS@Union). “I am delighted that Miguel has accepted my invitation to be part of what we are building at EDS@Union,” said the Rev. […]

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From The Ground Up: The Centennial of Barnard Hall

architecturecolumbiaconstructiondesignhistory Barnard Hall Through The Years One hundred years ago, in November of 1917, Barnard Hall officially opened its doors. At first known as Students’ Hall, it was renamed in 1926 in honor of Frederick A. P. Barnard, Columbia University’s tenth president (1864-1889), who had fought unsuccessfully to admit women to Columbia and after whom […]

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BCRW Researcher Andrea Ritchie Examines Police Violence Against Marginalized Women

activismfeminismimmigrationrace and ethnicitywomen As Researcher-in-Residence for the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), attorney and community organizer Andrea J. Ritchie researches and has developed a framework for the philanthropic community to support new models of activism for the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and criminal justice. She is also part of the first cohort […]

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The Attack on Lower Manhattan

The following message was sent to the Barnard community. Dear Members of the Barnard Community,  Together, we join the City and the nation in mourning the victims of yesterday’s act of terrorism in Lower Manhattan. Our hearts ache for all who have been touched by this unthinkable tragedy.   At difficult times like this, we […]

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