President Beilock Discusses Math Anxiety at TedMed Talk

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. At TedMed 2017, she spoke about the origins of her passion for cognitive science—an important soccer match gone awry—and highlighted her research on improving performance and reducing math

Barnard College Announces Promotion of Jomysha Stephen ’96 to Vice President for Legal Affairs

Jomysha Delgado Stephen ’96NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2018 — Barnard College has appointed Jomysha Delgado Stephen ’96 as vice president for legal affairs. Stephen has been essential to Barnard’s staff for 15 years as Chief of Staff to the President and in the General Counsel’s office, serving under three presidents, and in pioneering this new

2018 Constitution Day Quiz & Lecture

government Student Life is celebrating Constitution Day (September 17) with a quiz and a get-out-the-vote drive where students can acquire information and forms to register in New York or apply for an absentee ballot in their home state. Professor Emeritus of History Herbert Sloan is also marking the occasion with an evening lecture. Constitution Day is a federal observance recognizing the adoption

Convocation Jubilation: Barnard Celebrates the New Academic Year

alumnaestudents In one of Barnard College’s favorite traditions, this year’s Convocation ceremony took place on September 13, 2018, in the majestic and historic Riverside Church. Hundreds of students, trustees, faculty, staff, distinguished guests, and alumnae going back to the Class of 1947 participated in this college-wide celebration. Ninety-six alumnae marched in the ceremonial procession dressed in

Live Stream: Community Read and Book Discussion of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Please join us on Wednesday, September 12, at 6:30 PM, for the live stream of our conversation about the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption with The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of EDS at Union, and Michelle Alexander, Visiting Professor of Social Justice at Union and author of The New

Chemistry Department Tenure-Track Faculty All Awarded Individual & Collaborative Research Grants

chemistryfellowships & grants This summer, faculty in Barnard’s Chemistry Department were awarded major federal grants that will support them, individually and collaboratively, as they research a variety of topics. As a result, every tenure-track professor in the department is also a principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant. Prof. Michael CampbellMichael Campbell, assistant professor of

Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Program Launched

alumnaecareereducationfellowships & grantsstudents This fall, Barnard launches the Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship program that supports recent alumnae. An initiative of Beyond Barnard, the Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship is a one-year program that fosters the development of professional career skills, ongoing technical and workplace learning, and an opportunity to apply subject matter expertise to new technologies, digital scholarship, creative writing,

Barnard College Appoints Communications & Media Executive Gabrielle Simpson as Vice President, Head of Communications

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2018 — Barnard College has appointed Gabrielle Simpson as vice president, head of communications, effective August 20, 2018. Simpson joins the College with more than a decade of leadership in communications, branding and media work, having most recently served as global director of communications and public relations at the marketing firm

Union and Coalition for the Homeless Launch Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program

NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union), an international leader in theological education with a deep commitment to social justice, in partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless (Coalition), the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children, are pleased to announce the launch

German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network: 2019 Application

Applications are now open for the 2019 seminar of the German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network which will meet at Union Theological Seminary in New York, June 9-16.  Applications may be submitted now, and no later than October 15, 2018. Sponsored by Union Theological Seminary’s Bonhoeffer Chair in Theology and Ethics, and funded by the government of

Union Theological Seminary launches new center to develop social impact leaders

August 14, 2018 NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union), an international leader in theological education grounded in service and social justice,  announces the launch of the Center for Community Engagement and Social Justice (Center). Through the Center, Union will build on its foundation to create leaders and support important