When Barnard’s extraordinary women come together during Reunion, the Alumnae Association recognizes a few especially accomplished graduates.

A portfolio that includes feminism, scholarship and activism, social justice, and gender studies: celebrating Janet Jakobsen, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Since 1896, Barnard’s campus has enjoyed steady growth. Archival photos show the campus's gradual transformation into what has become the premier higher-education institution for women.

 Professor of Dance Lynn Garafola and Twyla Tharp '63 were recently featured on NPR where they discussed the decreases in women serving as artistic directors and choreographers.

The White House today announced acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein '74 and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri '89 were named among ten distinguished recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal. President Barack Obama will confer the medal in a Sept. 10 ceremony in the East Room of The White House.  

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and alumnae celebrated the start of the 2015–16 school year Thursday, September 10, at a spirited convocation ceremony in the historic Riverside Church.

Mistress America, the new movie cowritten by and starring Greta Gerwig '06 includes several scenes set and shot at Barnard.

Each year, the Edith and Frances Mulhall Achilles Memorial Fund generously provides graduate fellowship grants for outstanding alumnae.

Columbia Alumni Association Medalist: Daphne Fodor Philipson ’69, BUS ’74