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

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

Meet the Directors: Timothy Halpin-Healy Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Computational Science Center

STEM Prof. Halpin-Healy 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 Center will provide a diverse range of innovative and essential resources that reflect the connections that

Climate Action at Barnard

climate changeenvironmentenvironmental sciencesustainability Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The stakes for our planet have never been higher: the world is warming, impacting communities across the globe. Barnard graduates are entering a world in which all of us must grapple with the scientific, environmental, health, and economic challenges posed

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 the major scientific finding today that the VERITAS array has confirmed the detection of gamma rays from the vicinity of

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 Center will provide a diverse range of innovative and essential resources that reflect the connections that lie at

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 Milstein Center will provide a diverse range of innovative and essential resources that reflect the connections that lie at