My main source of stress coming to college was the question of roommate compatibility. I was doubtful that filling out a one-page survey would actually convey enough about me for Steve Tolman, the Assistant Director of Residential Life, to pair me with a suitable roommate. Tolman works all summer to pair future roommates together by hand, rather than using a computerized system. “We get invested in students before they get here,” says Tolman, “We actually know about the 580 individuals before they ever set foot on campus.”
In Stars and Stripes, Cooley discusses the need for the Pentagon to make choices about U.S. military base locations.
Gordon and other guests talk about holidays gone by and read from writings about their own families.
Professors Sally Chapman, Dina Merrer, Marisa Buzzeo '01 and their students speak about faculty research, mentoring women in science and making chemistry accessible. Watch Video
Watch a candid video about life in the Residence Halls. Residential Assistants and current First-Years offer advice about learning to live with and love your roommate and finding a balance between school, life and play.
`The New Lombard Street: How the Fed Became the Dealer of Last Resort'' is about the Federal Reserve and quantitative easing.
New York State Public Health Law requires that all college and university students enrolled for at least six (6) semester hours or the equivalent per semester, or at least four (4) hours per quarter, complete and return vaccination documentation to Barnard College Health Services.