Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing their places within scientific communities that were all but closed to them. On the following pages, six alumnae, two of whom are retired, talk about their research, how they started, and what inspired them.
History professor Herbert Sloan discusses the idea that the Constitution should be revised every generation.
Barnard’s groundbreaking Center for Toddler Development continues to meld creative play with academic research.
A charitable gift annuity offers an opportunity to give . . . and receive.
Riverside Park—Day, 2009, by Rivka Widerman '77
How skying diving prepared me for my first college drop-off.
More than 100 students had an unparalleled opportunity to learn interviewing techniques from highly successful alumnae.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
JAMES ROOM, 4TH FLOOR BARNARD HALL
This year marks two important anniversaries for Zora Neale Hurston ’28, a preeminent writer of the Harlem Renaissance. To celebrate them, Barnard Magazine recently published two essays that broaden our understanding of this unique American writer.