Featured are recent news from the press and community relations of our membership of academic, cultural, health, and religious institutions.

Jessica Glynn ’20 Wins Biology Prize at 26th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference

biologySTEM Jessica Glynn ’20 This spring, Jessica Glynn ’20 was awarded a top prize at the 26th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference in Bolton Landing, New York. The event, which was themed “Journeys Beyond Excellence,”…

James Hal Cone: Humble Giant in the Movement for Black Liberation

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By Nikia Smith Robert EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was completed prior to the death of Rev. Dr. James H. Cone on April 28, 2018. The belief that God is Black and on the side of the oppressed, for some, is a bold claim. For Rev. Dr. James…

Barnard Student Life Uplifts Diversity & Inclusion Mission

diversitystudent life Naina Durga '21 performing at Sister SpitBarnard Student Life—which enhances the educational mission of the College by engaging students outside the classroom through programs, events, and leadership opportunities—is…

Meet the Directors: Prof. Gabri Christa Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Movement Lab

mediaperforming arts The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College will be a new academic hub in the heart of campus, bringing students and faculty together, facilitating collaboration, and fostering dialogue…

Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82 P ’14 Elected as Barnard Board Chair

college history The Barnard Board of Trustees has elected longtime trustee and board member Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82 P ’14 as Chair of the Board. Milstein succeeds Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81, who has led the board…

Frosted Hospitality

First-year M.Div. student Krystal Hanegan and her husband Michael’s family looks like many others, but beneath that façade lies an incredible secret: the couple are visionary bakers. Their company, Cake the World a Better Place,…

Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBT+ persons in the life of society and the church, continue to stand against religion being used to deny people their civil rights. Today,…

Beilock Publishes Groundbreaking Research in First Year as Barnard President

college presidentpsychologySTEM President Sian Leah Beilock is a nationally recognized cognitive scientist who has conducted extensive research on math anxiety, with a specific focus on women and girls. During her first year as president, Beilock…

Claremont Sidewalk Maintenance

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Work on the Claremont sidewalk has begun. The first phase of the work will include replacement of the sidewalk at the north half of the Claremont Avenue entrance and at the exit door of the garage. This means there will only be one lane for…

Announcement Regarding Avis Hinkson

Dear Members of the Barnard Community, I am writing with news that is bittersweet. Today, Pomona College will announce the appointment of Dean of the College Avis Hinkson '84 as vice president for student affairs and dean of students, effective…

Faculty Awarded Highly Selective Grants, Fellowships

economicsfellowships & grantslanguageliterature & poetryneuroscience During the spring 2018 semester, Barnard's faculty were awarded distinguished research grants and fellowships in the arts, creative scholarship, economics, and…

Faculty Members Honored with Top Teaching & Research Awards

fellowships & grants Barnard College presented the faculty with awards to honor their commitment to exceptional teaching and research. Excellence in Teaching Award The commendation for Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes a faculty…

Jorge Juan Rodriguez V Wins Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellowship

This spring, Union Ph.D. student Jorge Juan Rodríguez V was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration for the 2018-2019 academic year. “We’re proud to support them on their journey as they continue to redefine…

Meet the Directors: Melanie Hibbert Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Media Center

media The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning 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…

Meet Barnard’s Student Athletes: Diver Seanna Barrett ’19

athleticsstudents Diver Seanna Barrett '19One of the many things 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…