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Faculty Awarded Grants from American Council of Learned Societies, Association of American Geographers

fellowships & grants In February, 2018, two Barnard faculty members were awarded research grants. These grants offer support to a range of research interests, enabling faculty to continue existing studies and to support collaborations with other institutions across the country and world. 

Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was awarded a 2018-2019 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to support his research project entitled “Social Resistance to Criminal […]

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Barnard’s Athena Film Festival | Celebrating the Courageous & Audacious

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Barnard’s eighth annual Athena Film Festival brought together more than 6,000 filmmakers, like J.J. Abrams and Barbara Kopple, and film lovers, 2,000 of whom were Barnard students, faculty, staff, alumnae or family members, to enjoy a range of films that elevated the power of women. The festival, which ran from February 22 to 25, honored “courageous and audacious” women depicted in recent films and the women who made them.

Demme […]

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Prof. Achsah Guibbory Named Milton Society of America Honored Scholar

fellowships & grantsliterature & poetry Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English Achsah GuibboryAnn Whitney Olin Professor of English Achsah Guibbory has been named Honored Scholar of the Year by the Milton Society of America. This award, given since 1948, is considered a lifetime achievement award in Milton scholarship. Honored Scholars of the Year have included C.S. Lewis, Northrop Frye, Christopher Hill, and Marjorie Hope Nicolson. Professor Guibbory, a past president of […]

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Morningside Area Alliance

Don’t miss out on the Black History Month Concert at The Interchurch Center, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 12:00PM.
Featuring the Interchurch Center Gospel Choir. 🎶

In addition, the Black History Month Exhibition ends Thursday, February 22, 2018. The Gallery is Free & Open to the public, and available during normal business hours. 🖼️
Feel free to stop by after the concert!

For more information:
https://morningside-alliance.org/event/57618/2018-02-21/
http://interchurch-center.org/events-directory/tic-gospel-choir-concert-3/

https://www.facebook.com/762558427183536_1455143777924994

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

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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 time competing in a Junior World Cup. Through this performance she secured a spot on the Junior World Team that will represent the United States in April in Italy.

For more information, visit the Columbia Athletics site.
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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 college—and one of only a few liberal arts colleges—to offer Division I athletics. This is the second profile in our scholar-athlete series. (Our first profile was of Adele Bernhard ‘18, women’s squash.)

In this edition, we feature Shalon […]

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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 to continue existing studies and to support collaborations with other institutions across the country and world.

Brian Mailloux, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, received renewal funding from the National Institutes of Health for his ongoing collaborative research with the Lamont-Doherty Earth […]

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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 expand and integrate the resources we provide to prepare students and alumnae for life beyond the College and success in their chosen fields. 

We have both an opportunity and a responsibility to show the value of our distinctive liberal […]

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Meet Barnard's Student Athletes: Adele Bernhard '18, Women's Squash

athleticsstudents Adele Bernhard ’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 college—and one of only a few liberal arts colleges—to offer Division I athletics. We’re proud to feature some of our scholar-athletes.

Adele Bernhard ’18 is a Brooklyn native and history major. She is a key contributor to the […]

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The Milstein Center | An Update from COO Rob Goldberg

construction The following email was sent to the Barnard community on January 23, 2018:

Dear Members of the Barnard Community,

Now that the spring semester is upon us, I’d like to share with you the progress we are making on The Milstein Center as we prepare for its opening in the fall.

As you move along the Broadway side of campus, you will notice that we began landscaping the lawn over winter break. We […]

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  • 59035

Sister Spit: Spoken-Word Storytelling Night Highlights Equity & Racial Justice

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Electrifying, spoken-word performances by renowned poets Oompa and Crystal Valentine and student artists Phanesia Pharel `21, Medina Shah `22, and Naina Durga `21 empowered a full house at Sister Spit on January 18 in Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall. This third-annual event, sponsored by Barnard Student Life and honoring MLK Legacy Week, featured women who shared poems and narratives focused on resistance. […]

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Nevertheless, They Persisted

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The Barnard community has always been known for its commitment to activism, from its founding days and the fight to provide women with a quality education, to this past year where national movements focused on women’s rights, immigration, science and climate change, and other social issues. The past year was no different. Below is a selection of how Barnard’s students, alumnae, and faculty have gotten involved with their communities […]

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Jennifer Fondiller Named Vice President for Enrollment

The following email was sent to Barnard faculty and staff on January 16, 2018:
 

Dear Barnard Faculty and Staff,

I am very pleased to announce that Jennifer Fondiller ’88, who currently serves as Dean of Enrollment Management, will be appointed Vice President for Enrollment, effective immediately. In her new role, Jennifer will report directly to me and work in tandem with Provost Linda Bell, Dean of the College Avis Hinkson, and other senior […]

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  • 57685

Professor Janna Levin Hosts NOVA Episode

astronomyphysicsSTEM Prof. Janna Levin models her custom-made spacesuit while filming. Courtesy Janna Levin.Janna Levin ’88, Tow Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard, hosted a new PBS special in the popular NOVA series, titled “Black Hole Apocalypse,” which premiered on January 10. The show built on her world-renowned account of the search for gravitational waves as evidence of a rare event: a collision of black holes that occurred more than a billion years […]

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  • 57752

Barnard Receives Beckman Scholars Program Award to Support Students' STEM Research

biologychemistryfellowships & grantsneuroscienceSTEM Select Barnard College students majoring in biology, chemistry, and neuroscience and behavior will continue to have the opportunity to participate in fully funded, supervised research through the prestigious Beckman Scholars Program award. As a result, the program initiated in 2015 will continue through 2021. Barnard is one of 12 institutions receiving the award this year funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
 
“Beckman and Barnard share a belief […]

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Barnard College Announces Next Steps in the Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

sustainability The following email was sent to Barnard students, faculty and staff on December 15, 2017.

Dear Members of the Barnard Community,

As we close the semester, I write to share initial progress on recommendations made last spring by the Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion. It is our collective responsibility to create a campus-wide culture that sees a diverse, inclusive and equitable community as essential for academic excellence, and this commitment begins […]

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  • 57157

Barnard College Announces Next Steps in the Divestment Process

sustainability The following email was sent to Barnard students, faculty and staff on December 12, 2017.

Dear Members of the Barnard Community,

As I believe you know, Barnard has been engaged in thinking creatively and responsively about the challenge of protecting our environment. This past March, with input from the Barnard community, our Board of Trustees voted unanimously to divest our endowment from companies that dispute evidence of climate science or otherwise seek […]

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Barnard College Appoints Lisa Yeh as VP of Development

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2017 — Barnard College has appointed Lisa Yeh as vice president for development, effective Jan. 22, 2018. Yeh comes to the College from Columbia Business School, where she has worked since 2002, and served for the past 11 years as vice dean of external relations and development. In this role, she has been a principal gifts fundraiser and has overseen a department of 66 full-time professionals, including […]

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Barnard College Affiliates with the Worker Rights Consortium

activism President Sian Beilock announced that Barnard College will join more than 190 other colleges and universities nationwide as an affiliate of the Worker Rights Consortium. The WRC is an independent organization devoted to helping colleges and universities improve the conditions of workers around the globe who produce their apparel. The affiliation will assist Barnard in implementing a manufacturing code of conduct, with which apparel vendors contracting with Barnard will be […]

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Prof. Séverine Autesserre Wins Red Cross Award, Testifies Before Congress on Innovative Peacekeeping Research

africaelectionspolitics Sevérine Autesserre, Professor of Political Science, is the recipient of the French Red Cross Fund’s Special Jury Prize award, which is bestowed—along with €5,000—annually to “young researchers presenting an innovative or daring humanitarian perspective,” and has testified before Congress about the political and humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Autesserre, also a Carnegie Fellow, specializes in international relations and is an expert on civil wars, peacekeeping, and humanitarian […]

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