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Prof. Tara Well’s Research Offers Pathways to Clarity and Calm

health & wellnesspsychology Prof. Tara Well studies meditation, emotional regulation, and nonverbal communication, and her current research focus—and forthcoming book The Clear Mirror: The Healing Power of Self-Reflection—addresses the effect of mirrors on stress and self-image. She has pioneered the “Mirror Meditation” technique, a practice reminiscent of Buddhist mindfulness that involves gazing intently into a […]

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“Solidarity Is a Verb”

activismBCRWpoliticsrace and ethnicity On April 11, a standing-room-only crowd of more than 400 piled into the Diana Center Event Oval to hear a lecture from Alicia Garza, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement and special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. While the theme of her talk, hosted by the Barnard Center […]

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Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York Declares Itself a Sanctuary Seminary

Students, Faculty, Staff, Administration and Board of Trustees Stand Together to Adopt Sanctuary Protections NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10, 2017—Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York continues to speak out against the Trump Administration’s xenophobic anti-immigrant policies, issuing a third official statement since the US Presidential Election of November 2016. While the […]


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Katy Lee '17 Receives Fourth Annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing

literature & poetry Katy Lee ’17 was awarded the fourth annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing. The prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior, who receives $25,000 to support her creative writing. It is given by the Joan F. and Donald E. Axinn Foundation in recognition of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anna Quindlen ’74, […]

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Celebrating Trans Stories and Successes

transgender Photo by Matt Harvey A diverse and passionate audience of more than 250 people came together on April 4 to attend a film screening and panel discussion at a time in history when trans and gender-nonconforming communities fight for increased protections and understanding. Hosted by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, “Our Voices: […]

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