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Barnard College – STEAM in the City

“The actual hands-on, experiential learning opened my eyes to so many more things I can do with my students outside of the classroom,” says one teacher of her experience in STEAM in the City Powered by Barnard and SNF. The program, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), connects pre-K through 8th grade teachers in Upper Manhattan with scholars at Barnard College and local public>>>

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For our next #StudentsInSTEM feature, say hello to neuroscience & behavior major…

For our next #StudentsInSTEM feature, say hello to neuroscience & behavior major Ausra Pranevicius ‘22. As a research assistant in Professor María de la Paz Fernández’s lab, Ausra studies circadian rhythms, looking at male and female sleep and wake cycles. She is also an artist — her illustrations are displayed all over the lab. They also appeared in the spring 2021 issue of @greymatterscu>>>

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Weecha Arrives

Weecha, a new 8-foot tall, 800-pound sculpture arrived at its temporary home between the Diana Center and Altschul Hall on Barnard College’s campus. Weecha, brought to campus via a collaboration with Professor Joan Snitzer, director of the visual arts program in the Department of Art History, is on loan to the College from August 2021 to July 2022 to coincide with the celebration of the>>>

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Meet Izzy Lapidus ‘24, a sophomore studying computer science and education. Iz…

Meet Izzy Lapidus ‘24, a sophomore studying computer science and education. 👋 Izzy has been interested in STEM ever since she was was little, when she dreamed of being an astrophysicist. After participating in @kodewithklossy in high school, she feel in love with computer science. “The main reason I’m studying computer science is that I genuinely believe that every single person should learn how>>>

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Introducing “Undesign the Redline,” a new collaborative exhibition located in th…

Introducing “Undesign the Redline,” a new collaborative exhibition located in the Milstein Center lobby. Redlining, a policy created in the 1930s that allowed for the denial of mortgages, insurance, loans, and other financial services in areas populated mainly by people of color, has fueled structural racism and inequality in our nation. Created by @designingthewe with assistance from>>>

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Grit, determination, and persistence have long defined members of the Barnard co…

Grit, determination, and persistence have long defined members of the Barnard community. Over one hundred years ago, Gulli Lindh — Barnard Class of 1917 — made history when she became one of the first women to be admitted to Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S). It was Lindh’s personal advocacy that made this possible. Growing up with dreams of becoming a>>>

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What does it look like to study STEM at Barnard? For students taking Intro to Or…

What does it look like to study STEM at Barnard? For students taking Intro to Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Lab, it‘s spending an afternoon researching bee diversity on the Milstein Center terrace green roofs. For one week, intro bio lab students are surveying different plots dispersed along the green roof’s vegetation, counting the total number of bee species that pollinate flowers>>>

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Introducing #StudentsInSTEM, a new series where we highlight students studying S…

Introducing #StudentsInSTEM, a new series where we highlight students studying STEM at Barnard as a part of the #BarnardYearOfScience. First up, meet Esha Julka ’24, a sophomore majoring in computer science. Esha was drawn to computer science because of the versatile applications of STEM education: “What drew me to STEM was the different fields where you can apply your knowledge such>>>

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Notice something new on Barnard’s campus? With #BarnardYearOfScience officially …

Notice something new on Barnard’s campus? With #BarnardYearOfScience officially underway, we’re thrilled to introduce the “Weecha” sculpture — on loan to the College until July 2022. Located between the Diana Center and Altschul Hall, this stunning 800-pound, 8-foot tall glass creation was inspired by world-renowned metamorphic petrologist Maria Luisa “Weecha” Crawford — a>>>

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Through our world-class research programs and robust curriculum, Barnard is crea…

Through our world-class research programs and robust curriculum, Barnard is creating a new generation of women leaders in STEM. Today, we’re excited to launch the #BarnardYearOfScience (BYOS), a celebration of all things STEM at the College throughout the 2021-2022 academic year. During the BYOS, the campus will introduce new STEM-focused programs and signature events, and highlight the>>>

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Twenty years ago the tragedy of 9/11 left an indelible mark on the Barnard commu…

Twenty years ago the tragedy of 9/11 left an indelible mark on the Barnard community, the city of New York, and our world. Today, Barnard is honored to join @911Memorial in remembrance by sharing this picture of the sky above our campus. We take this time to remember those we lost on that day, and all who were wounded, physically and emotionally. Our community will #NeverForget this tragic day>>>

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The extraordinary Class of 2025 has finally joined us on campus and we couldn’t …

The extraordinary Class of 2025 has finally joined us on campus and we couldn’t be more excited! Our newest students represent 28 different countries from around the world and 41 U.S. states. The College received a record-breaking 10,394 applications for #Barnard2025 and selected 11% of those who applied — the lowest admission rate in Barnard’s history. Visit the link in our bio to learn>>>

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