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College Mourns the Loss of Three Barnard and Columbia Students

Remember Daniella MoffsonShare your tributes. 

The following message was sent to the Barnard Community on Jan. 19, 2016.

Dear Members of the Barnard Community,

This evening, January 19, at 6:00 p.m., please join with members of the Barnard and Columbia community for a candlelight vigil on Low Plaza in remembrance of our own Daniella Moffson ’17, Columbia College student Olivia Erhardt ’18, and Abigail Flanagan, General Studies student, CUMC nurse practitioner and Columbia parent. […]

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Prof. Tovah Klein provides expert advice on toddler development

facultyToddler Center Toddler Center director and associate professor of psychology Tovah Klein was recently featured in top news organizations about her insight into child psychology and behavior.
In a New York Times letter to the editor, Prof. Klein responds to a recent article about the upward trend in prescribing antipsychotic medications to infants, noting that “the use of antipsychotic medications with no knowledge of the long-term effects on their growing brains is not […]

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Math Professor Dusa McDuff named honorary fellow at Cambridge University's King's College

facultymathematics Dusa McDuff, the Helen Lyttle Kimmel ’42 Professor of Mathematics, has been named an honorary fellow at King’s College of the University of Cambridge. The King’s College Honorary Fellowships recognize those of high distinction in their chosen fields, with no more than 25 honorary fellows at any one time. By becoming an honorary fellow, McDuff joins a list of esteemed experts from a range of subjects, including law, politics, linguistics, […]

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Filmmaker and activist Mira Nair among honorees of sixth-annual Athena Film Festival

Athena Film Festival Barnard’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood today announced this year’s recipients of the Athena Film Festival Awards, which honor members of the film industry for their leadership and creative accomplishments. Prolific filmmaker and activist Mira Nair will receive The Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s festival, which will be held on Barnard’s campus from February 18-21, 2016. Additional awardees announced include Geralyn Dreyfous, executive producer of The Day My God Died, The […]

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A Sexual Mosaic: Prof. Rebecca Jordan-Young weighs in on new research on gender and the human brain

facultygendersex Prof. Rebecca Jordan-Young, chair of Barnard’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, discussed the science behind brain chemistry in a recent Live Science article, which was picked up by a variety of publications. The article outlines a new study that demonstrates no evidence differences exist between a “male brain” and a “female brain,” and that even brain regions previously thought to demonstrate gender difference now are believed to show […]

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Barnard/Columbia Dances receives rave reviews from dance critics

danceNew York This fall’s edition of Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts from Nov. 19–21 featured three world premieres choreographed by Alexandra Beller, Molissa Fenley, and Caitlin Trainor, along with a revival of Mark Morris’s Canonic 3/4 Studies (circa 1982). Staged by Barnard College visiting professor and alumna Marjorie Folkman ’91, Canonic 3/4 Studies was also performed to live piano accompaniment by Robert Boston.  

In the weeks following the performance, two positive reviews were published. Caroline Midy ’17 published a review on Dance […]

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Psychology professor Robert Remez to deliver Schoff Memorial lectures on speech perception

Columbiapsychologyneurology Prof. Robert Remez will deliver this year’s prestigious Leonard Hastings Schoff Memorial Lectures at Columbia University, the third Barnard professor in the series’ 22-year history to be selected to give these talks. In the three-lecture series, titled “The Good Listener: Behavioral Neuroscience Considers the Perception of Speech,” Remez will explore recent neuroscience investigations into the act of listening, and examine what a listener must know and notice, in order to […]

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ArtsJournal highlights Prof. Colleen Thomas' choreography

dance Colleen Thomas, associate professor of professional practice in Barnard’s Department of Dance, recently presented “Her(e) Repetitive Blueprint,” her first evening-length work of choreography as part of the 92nd Street Y’s Dig Dance! Series. The piece brought into question issues of social, gender and racial narratives, which Thomas began to consider much more heavily following recent national conversations around police shootings and sexual assaults on college campuses.
Writing for ArtsJournal’s DanceBeat blog, dancer […]

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Barnard has second-highest participation rate on Columbia's Giving Day

alumnaeBarnard Collegefinancial aidfacultyColumbiaphilanthropy Thanks to generous alumnae, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the College, Barnard had the second-highest participation rate out of all 19 schools and programs that took part in Giving Day 2015, Columbia University’s annual 24-hour online fund drive.

The College received almost 1,800 gifts—about 500 more than it did last year—totaling over $400,000 in support of financial aid and faculty research.
This year marked the third consecutive year Barnard […]

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The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York October 6, 2015–April 3, 2016

New York (August 31, 2015) –The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is proud to present The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet, an art exhibition and Cathedral-wide initiative addressing the issues of food security, hunger, access to healthy food, local and urban farming, factory farming, diet, and the cultural and spiritual meanings of food. It follows the Cathedral’s ongoing tradition of visual arts exhibitions, including, most recently, Phoenix: Xu […]

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Jewish Theological Seminary – Open Classroom 2015

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

JTS’ Open Classroom program enables you to audit graduate-level and Hebrew language courses on a space-available basis. The program is a great opportunity to take full advantage of campus resources, JTS’ outstanding faculty, and to engage with the student population.Open Classroom Students:
• Do not take exams or submit papers.
• Do not receive academic credit or a transcript.
• Receive access to course readings via Blackboard
• Receive a Student ID […]
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