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Frequently Asked Questions | Barnard SGA's Referendum

What is the Barnard Student Government Association referendum on divestment? Barnard’s Student Government Association (SGA) asked students to consider whether SGA should request that the College divest any holdings in certain companies doing business with the state of Israel. On April 18, 2018, SGA announced that the referendum had passed. SGA has not yet decided […]

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A Message from President Sian Leah Beilock | Barnard Student Government Association's Referendum

The following message was sent to the Barnard community on April 23, 2018: Dear Members of the Barnard Community: I am forwarding a letter (below) I have sent to the Student Government Association (SGA) representative council regarding the results of its recent referendum on whether the College should be asked to divest any holdings from […]

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Meet the Faculty Directors: Professor Karen Fairbanks Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Design Center

designeducationstudents The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Teaching and Learning Center at Barnard College will be a new academic hub in the heart of campus, bringing students and faculty together, facilitating collaboration, and fostering dialogue when it opens for students this September. (The grand opening will take place on October 3.) The Milstein Center will provide […]

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Hannah Kofman '18 Receives Fifth Annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing

literature & poetry Hannah Kofman ’18 was awarded the fifth 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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Meet Barnard’s Student Athletes: Yudi Liu ’19, Men’s Lightweight Rowing

student life Yudi Liu ’19 with her teammates on the Columbia men’s lightweight rowing teamOne of the many aspects students value about their Barnard experience is the opportunity to compete in NCAA Division I Athletics through the Columbia/Barnard Athletic Consortium. Barnard is the only women’s college—and one of only a few liberal arts colleges—to offer […]

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Leadership & Public Speaking Lessons

Please join us to experience the joys of public speaking in a safe, supportive environment. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 6:15pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room of The Interchurch Center located at Claremont Avenue at 120th Street. The building security officer will direct you to the correct room. To get there, take the #1 […]

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Break This Down: Working Mother Media Founder Carol Evans Discusses Equal Pay Day

athena centerfeminismwomenworkplace Athena Center for Leadership Studies Distinguished Fellow Carol EvansWhen Carol Evans, Athena Center for Leadership Studies Distinguished Fellow, helped launch the groundbreaking magazine Working Mother 40 years ago, mothers in the paid labor force were fighting for protections and rights. They still are. Then and now, working mothers have sought advice and support: […]

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Major Grants Awarded to Faculty

In March, 2018, Barnard faculty members were awarded major research grants that support a range of research interests, enabling faculty to continue existing studies and support collaborations with other institutions.  Professor Jordan T. Camp Professor Christina HeathertonProfessor Manu Vimalassery In the American Studies program, Term Assistant Professor Jordan T. Camp and Assistant Professors Christina Heatherton […]

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Professors Honored with Fulbright, Mellon Fellowships

fellowships & grantsneurosciencephilosophypsychology Professor John Morrison Receives Mellon Fellowship John Morrison, assistant professor of philosophy, was awarded the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s New Directions Fellowship. As a recipient of this award, Morrison will spend a year studying neuroscience.  Morrison, who joined the faculty of Barnard in 2009, focuses his research in the philosophy of mind […]

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In the Spirit of Grace Lee Boggs '35: Students Honored for Contributions to the Barnard Community

activismstudent lifestudents Students and organizations committed to engaging and supporting the Barnard community who exemplify the spirit of philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs ’35 were honored by Student Life at the Barnard Bold dinner reception on March 29 in The Diana Center Event Oval. As Boggs said, “We urgently need to bring to our […]

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Meet Barnard's Student Athletes: Ester Schreiber '20, Women's Fencing

athleticsstudents Fencer Ester Schreiber ’20One of the many aspects students value about their Barnard experience is the opportunity to compete in NCAA Division I Athletics through the Columbia/Barnard Athletic Consortium. Barnard is the only women’s college—and one of only a few liberal arts colleges—to offer Division I athletics. This is the fourth profile in our […]

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