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Barnard students study overseas as more international students come to the college.

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Exploring the role of sports in the creation of women leaders.

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A generous benefactor supports faculty research and exemplary teaching.

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A modern-day makeover in Altschul Hall is an important step for the department’s future.

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How men can help women.

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In the field, at home, or in the office.

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Barnard’s annual Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity for families to visit the campus, meet some of the people who make the College such a special place, and, of course, spend time with their Barnard students.

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If there is one word that rattles young professors, it might be this one: tenure. To attain this status, which offers both job security and prestige, a faculty member must undergo a grueling review process of skills and scholarship. At Barnard, tenure-track instructors often endure an intensely challenging stretch, as they are expected to turn out research in the manner of faculty at a large university like Columbia while frequently carrying the heavy course load typical of professors at smaller colleges like Barnard.

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