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

Healing Body and Soul: Union Alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist Discusses Her Company Plants Matter

Recently, we met up with alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist to learn a bit more about her natural plant based skin care company. After graduating from Union in 2017 with an M.A. in Interreligious Engagement, Judith founded Plants Matter, a company…

VERITAS Gamma Ray Telescopes Supply Critical Piece to Understanding Neutrino Discovery Puzzle

astronomySTEM Prof. Reshmi MukherjeeReshmi Mukherjee, the Helen Goodhart Altschul professor of physics and astronomy and spokesperson of the VERITAS Collaboration, is part of a team of leading astrophysicists from across the globe that has released…

Meet the Directors: Professor David Weiman Introduces The Milstein Center’s Empirical Reasoning Center

STEM 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. The Milstein…

Sidewalk Maintenance Update

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As work on the Claremont sidewalk has progressed we are moving onto the second phase of the work.  By July 18th we expect to be able to open both parking garage entrances, as well as the entire section of sidewalk from the corner of 120th street…

A Tale of Two Americas

In the weeks since news broke that the Trump administration was tearing children from their parents, President Trump’s polling numbers have held steady. Even when asked about his handling of immigration policy, in particular, no shift…

Rabeah Ghaffari '89

Rabeah Ghaffari will be releasing her new book, To Keep the Sun Alive, in January of 2019. The story takes place in the small Iranian city of Naishapur just before the 1979 revolution. A retired judge and his wife, Bibi, grow apples, plums,…

Jax Floyd '16

Jax Floyd was named a 2018 Lawrenceville Hutchins Scholar which recognizes and supports some of the school’s most outstanding science students. The Lawrenceville School describes the program as one that provides scholars with substantive research…

Meet the Directors: Professor Janet Jakobsen Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Digital Humanities Center

BCRWlanguage 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. The…

Szoke Schaeffer '98

Szoke Schaeffer was recently reviewed in PureWow as owning one of the most delicious, women-run restaurants in the country. Concord Hill, which is owned and operated by Szoke and her high school friend, Kate Sheldrick, gets high marks for its…

Roy Jackson '78

Coca-Cola Executive Roy Jackson joins National Restaurant Association. The National Restaurant Association announced the appointment of Roy Jackson as Executive Vice President of Development and Industry Relations earlier this year. Jackson,…

Regarding the June 26, 2018 Supreme Court Ruling Upholding the Travel Ban

Barnard is strongly committed as a community to the active engagement of students and scholars from around the globe, regardless of their faith or national heritage. The travel ban executive order, upheld yesterday by the Supreme Court, introduces…

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

chemistrySTEM 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…