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Barnard College Welcomes Prestigious 2018 Board of Trustees Class

college historyleadership NEW YORK, NY, August 28, 2018 – Barnard College has announced the appointment of nine new members to its Board of Trustees. This cohort is the largest group of new trustees since the College’s founding in 1889 and comes from a broad range of fields including education, entertainment, science, technology and healthcare. The new class includes philanthropist and education advocate Laura Blankfein ’75; technologist and entrepreneur Gregor Freund P’20; […]

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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 chemistry, was awarded an MRI grant by the NSF for the purchase and installation of a 400 […]

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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, and other platforms. Beyond Barnard intends to expand this program to external firms and organizations that […]

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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 Foote, Cone & Belding, in addition to her role as an adjunct professor of marketing and […]

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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 lie at the core of Barnard’s educational philosophy. The 128,000-square-foot building has facilities and classrooms including […]

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  • 68753

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 by climate change. As an academic institution, Barnard must prepare its students to meet these challenges […]

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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 a supermassive black hole. (VERITAS, which stands for Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System, is […]

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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 the core of Barnard’s educational philosophy. The 128,000-square-foot building has innovative facilities and classrooms including a […]

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

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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 the core of Barnard’s educational philosophy. The 128,000-square-foot building has innovative facilities and classrooms including a […]

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  • 66973

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 unwarranted obstacles into the lives of those who should be able to travel to this country—and to our campus—to engage in work of real purpose and value. Moreover, it sends the wrong message […]

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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,” featured six students from Barnard, including Glynn, who won the Student Oral Presentation Competition in the biological sciences. A chemistry major and San Diego native, Glynn studies material sciences and engineering and plans to pursue an […]

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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 central to the College’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Putting into practice the principal goals of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion, Student Life provides a variety of social justice programming that supports diversity and inclusion not only for students, but also for faculty and […]

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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 when it opens this August. The Milstein Center will provide a diverse range of innovative and essential resources that reflect the connections that lie at the core of Barnard’s educational philosophy. The 128,000-square-foot building will […]

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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 for eight years.

In an email to the Barnard community, President Sian Leah Beilock praised Milstein’s nearly two decades of service to the College thus far, including various committee positions with the board, acting as chair or co-chair of […]

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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 published several new academic papers that further our understanding of how being anxious about math can affect how people learn and perform in math and science. Her work, which includes research collaborations with Barnard alumnae, provides […]

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  • 64915

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 August 1, 2018. This appointment is a true testament to Avis’s leadership and the significant work she has accomplished at Barnard over the past seven years.

As dean of the college, Avis has […]

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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 science. 

Prof. Belinda Archibong

 

Belinda Archibong, Assistant Professor of Economics, received a grant from the Center for Development Economics and Policy at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs for her project Pricing Daughters and the Economic Burden of Disease: Evidence from the Meningitis Belt.

 

Prof. Tina CamptProf. Kaiama Glover

 

Tina Campt, Claire Tow and Ann Whitney […]

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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 member who has made a difference in the teaching climate of the College. This year features two awardees.

Jennifer Mansfield, Associate Professor of Biology
Joan Snitzer, Senior Lecturer in Art History, Co-Chair & Director of Visual Arts
Jennifer Mansfield, Associate Professor of Biology, studies developmental genetics, […]

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  • 64197

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 college—and one of only a few liberal arts colleges—to offer Division I athletics. This is the next installment in our scholar-athlete series. (Our most recent profile was of Yudi Liu ’19, men’s lightweight rowing.)  

In this […]

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Students and Alumnae Honored with Major Scholarships and Grants

fellowships & grants Every year, outstanding Barnard students and alumnae earn scholarships, fellowships, and awards that reward their intellectual curiosity, commitment to public service, and academic success. Barnard College is thrilled to announce and congratulate the recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Karen Blank Award | Katie Angen ’18

This award is given annually to a Barnard senior student-athlete who exemplifies the qualities of academic success, athletic achievement, strong sporting behavior, and commitment […]

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