Barnard College

Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.

On our leafy four-acre campus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, our world-class faculty of teacher-scholars educates nearly 2,400 inspired and intrepid undergraduate women—women who, as a matter of course, have gone on to achieve great things. Throughout our history, Barnard graduates have made their mark as leaders in the arts, business, government, and science, and as activists for causes too numerous to name.

Over one hundred and twenty years ago, Barnard was the first college in New York City—and one of the few in the world—where women could receive the same liberal arts education available to men. Today, we are the most sought-after liberal arts college for women in the United States. With our cosmopolitan setting and the strength of our academic programs, the broadening of our global perspective, and our ongoing commitment to diversity, we continue to do what we have done from the beginning with a keen eye to the future.

Barnard women change the world and the way we think about it.

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Website: Barnard.edu

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The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially sta…

Friday, July 23, 2021|Comments Off on The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially sta…

The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games?

With the Tokyo Olympics officially starting today, we are looking back on one of our beloved College traditions: the Barnard Greek Games. Beginning in 1903, class years faced off in athletic, music, and dance competitions. Some of the signature events included the chariot race and the torch race.

When you tune into this year’s Olympic games, make sure to cheer on Barnard alumna Alexis Sablone ’08 (@suminaynay) who will be competing on the first-ever USA Skateboarding National Team. 👏

#FlashbackFriday #Olympics #TokyoOlympics #AlexisSablone
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“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the trut…

Tuesday, July 20, 2021|Comments Off on “I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the trut…

“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the truth of a matter. We see incongruences and bring them to life,” says acclaimed cartoonist Amy Hwang ’00.
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When Hwang started drawing cartoons as a first-year for the Columbia Daily Spectator, little did she know that this extracurricular activity would one day develop into a full-time profession. Now her work is regularly featured in the pages of The New Yorker and other prominent publications. Get a glimpse inside her creative process in #BarnardMagazine. [Link in bio]

✨Swipe to see some of Hwang’s cartoons from @newyorkermag✨
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