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Prof. Achsah Guibbory Named Milton Society of America Honored Scholar

fellowships & grantsliterature & poetry Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English Achsah Guibbory Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English Achsah Guibbory has been named Honored Scholar of the Year by the Milton Society of America. This award,…

Soccer Star and Activist Abby Wambach Named Barnard College Commencement Speaker

commencement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Kwonmediarelations@barnard.edu (212) 854-2037   NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 – Abby Wambach, the all-time leading scorer in international soccer history and advocate for pay equity…

Union of Affirming Christians Condemns the Trump Administration’s Dismantling of LGBT-friendly Policies

New York City, NY – The Union of Affirming Christians issued the following public statement condemning the Trump administration’s dismantling of LGBT-friendly policies.  We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians…

Fencer Anne Cebula '20 to Represent US at Junior World Championships in Italy

athleticsstudents Anne Cebula '20   Barnard student Anne Cebula '20, a Brooklyn native, won a bronze medal in individual women’s épée (fencing with thrusting sword) at the Dijon Women’s Épée Junior World Cup. This was Cebula’s second…

Barnard Named Fulbright U.S. Student Program Top Producing Institution

fellowships & grants For the fourth year in a row, Barnard has been named one of the top producers among U.S. colleges and universities of scholars selected for the Fulbright Student Program. Out of 27 applicants, seven students and alumnae were…

Meet Barnard's Student Athletes: Shalon Conley '18, Women's Track & Field

athleticsstudents Shalon Conley '18One 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…

Olivia Hattiangadi '16

Congratulations to Olivia Hattiangadi for being a 2018 Scholastic Silver Key Award winner in photography! Her photograph, seen here to the left, was taken in Florence, Italy. This year, the NYC region received nearly 13,000 submissions from…

An Invitation to Apply to Union’s 2-year Pastoral Leadership Program!

VISION: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral Imagination September 2018 – July 2020 Cohort Join a conversation among leaders reaching from the cathedral to the storefront, from the West Side to Wall Street, from the Bronx to Queens, Brooklyn…

Daniel J. Wakin '79

Daniel J. Wakin recently published The Man with the Sawed-off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block, which tells the history of the buildings at 330-337 Riverside Drive and traces the lives of the people who lived there over the past…

IASC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Religious Conflicts: External and Internal

IASC ANNUAL CONFERENCE JULY 8-10, 2018 AT UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, NEW YORK, NY (USA) Schedule | Lecture Topics | Featured Speakers | Registration Co-sponsored by the Theology/Spiritual Care, Psychology, and Medicine Faculties of the…

Field Education Profile: Cora Koehler at the Seamen’s Church Institute

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their field work in a wide variety of locations, from…

Prof. Ann Senghas Investigates the Evolution of Nicaraguan Sign Language

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Faculty Awarded Research Grants from the NIH, American Psychological Foundation

environmental sciencefellowships & grantspoliticspsychology In December, 2017, and January, 2018, three members of Barnard's faculty were awarded research grants. These grants offer support to a range of research interests, enabling faculty…

Announcing the Beyond Barnard Initiative

careereducationfellowships & grantsstudent life The following email was sent to the Barnard community on February 6, 2018:   Dear Members of the Barnard Community,  I am pleased to announce Beyond Barnard, a new initiative that will…