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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,…
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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…
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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…

Immigration and Sanctuary Support from the Cathedral

The Cathedral is open to all who wish to enter our sacred space regardless of immigration status. Ongoing Resources & Support Clergy conversations Members of the clergy are available for confidential conversations about all sorts of…

The DACA Decision: A Matter of Soul

“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9) “Come, inherit God’s realm prepared for you . . . for I (Jesus) was a stranger and you…

Response to the U.S. Department of Education's Announcement on Title IX Regulations

The following email was released to students on Friday, September 8, 2017. Dear Barnard Students, Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that the Department intends to develop new regulations to govern how colleges and…

Message from COO Goldberg and Provost Bell: Welcome Back

Dear Members of the Barnard Community, Welcome back to those who have been away, and a warm welcome to all as we start the new academic year. We hope that you had a productive and restful summer.   Now that the fall semester is upon us, we…

In Support of Undocumented Students

immigration Dear Members of the Barnard Community,   Today, the U.S. Attorney General announced that the administration plans to rescind the important program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This wrong-minded decision…

We Condemn President Trump’s DACA Betrayal

President Trump’s decision today to end the DACA program is cruel, unethical, and violates our most cherished values. As President of Union Theological Seminary and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union, we condemn this vicious hatred.…

Message from President Beilock: A New Academic Year

Dear Barnard Community — I am pleased to welcome you back to campus for the start of the 2017-18 academic year. I hope you had an enjoyable and productive summer, and I look forward to starting off the fall semester together.  Since this…

Beyond Borders: Barnard Professors & Students Participate in Study Programs Across the Globe

globalperforming artsstudentstranslation Over the past decade, the Barnard curriculum has expanded its global influence by increasing opportunities for faculty and students to gain educational, work, and volunteer experience. The innovative…
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Seventh Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture

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Summer Research: Institute Supports Nearly 150 STEM Students

careerSTEM Barnard’s 2017 Summer Research Institute supported 147 students who conducted scientific research, working closely with faculty mentors in labs at Barnard and around the New York City area for 10 weeks. Now in its fourth year, the…