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Campus Alert: Inclement Weather

LAST UPDATED: Monday, February 2, 8:00 AM   Barnard College is open for normal operations on Monday, February 2, 2015. However, please be advised that due to the snow, certain entrances, pathways, and staircases around campus may be closed. The main gate at 117th Street & Broadway will always remain open.  For […]

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Campus Alert: Inclement Weather

LAST UPDATED: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 3:10 p.m. Barnard College is closely monitoring the winter storm that is expected in the New York City area on Friday and Saturday. The College will remain open for normal operations. However, please be advised that due to the snow, certain entrances, pathways, and […]

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The Digital Black Atlantic Project hosts inaugural Caribbean Digital conference

The Digital Black Atlantic Project closed the fall of 2014 with an unprecedented event, its inaugural Caribbean Digital conference. On December 4th and 5th, contributions from professors, artists, graduate students, activists and administrators explored the dimensions of digital expression and its implications on the Caribbean and its diaspora. Panelists from across the globe joined a conversation at Visit original >

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Poetry translations by Prof. John Stratton Hawley among inaugural volumes of the Murty Classical Library of India

John Stratton HawleyTranslation work by religion professor John Stratton Hawley is part of the new Murty Classical Library of India, which is launching this month at the India International Centre in Delhi and at the Jaipur Literary Festival and is being celebrated as “one of the most complex scholarly publishing Visit original >

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Prof. Paige West and Prof. J.C. Salyer to deliver Distinguished Lecture in Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History

environmentglobalscholarshipPaige WestJohn SalyerTwo Barnard faculty members have been selected to deliver this year’s Distinguished Lecture in Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. Prof. Paige West, of the anthropology department, and Prof. J.C. Salyer, term assistant professor of professional practice in sociology, joined by Prof. Ben Orlove of Columbia’s Visit original >

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Library's new Digital Collections showcases Barnard's 125-year history

125th Anniversaryliberal artsgenderhistoryNew YorkresearchtechnologyBarnard’s Library recently launched the Barnard Digital Collections, a web-based resource of digitized archival materials reflecting the College’s 125-year legacy of excellence in women’s education. Featuring content from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, the Digital Collections provides a glimpse into the history of women’s education and Visit original >

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Giving Day 2014 raises $295,000 for financial aid and faculty research at Barnard

On October 29, Barnard College joined other schools across the Columbia University community for Giving Day 2014, a 24-hour online effort to rally the support of alumnae, students, faculty, staff, and friends here and around the world. Barnard’s extended community raised $295,000 for the college, all of which will provide… Visit original >

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Book by Prof. Najam Haider offers new insights on Shī‘ī Islam

religionIslamscholarshipNajam HaiderMuch has been written about Sunnī and Shī‘ī Muslims, drawing surface-level comparisons and emphasizing the deep-routed rifts and perpetual violent conflicts between these communities. Prof. Najam Haider, assistant professor of religion, takes an uncommon approach in his new book Shi’i Islam: An Introduction, exploring the development of Shī‘ī Islam Visit original >

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White House launches “It’s On Us” campaign to help prevent campus sexual assault

Today, President Obama announced a new public awareness and education campaign: “It’s On Us.”  The campaign seeks to engage college students and all members of campus communities in preventing sexual assault. Launched in partnership with the Center for American Progress’ Generation Progress, along with student leaders from nearly 200 colleges Visit original >

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