A travelling graduation gown creates a Barnard sisterhood

Julia Qian ’15, outgoing president of the Student Government Association, addressed the Commencement 2015 audience with these words 

Citation for Simi LInton, activist and consultant on disability and the arts.

Ambassador Samantha Power delivers keynote speech for Commencement 2015. Barnard Medal of Distinction also presented to disability activist Simi Linton, pioneering middle school principal Nadia Lopez, and record-breaking swimmer Diana Nyad.

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards urges graduates to be activists, troublemakers, and agitators.