Barnard’s magnolia tree is a living piece of the College's history and harbinger of spring. When it blooms each spring, its shade provides a place for discussion and reflection. To celebrate the tree, limited edition Magnolia tree shirts are available at the Barnard Store.
In February 2011, the inaugural Athena Film Festival presented over 25 films highlighting the multiplicity of women’s roles in the film industry—as actors, writers, directors, and producers.
First held in 1903 and continuing through 1967, the Greek Games were started to recreate the athletic competitions of heroic Greece. In April 2011, Barnard students revived the Greek Games.
Religion professor quoted in Huffington Post article on religion as a hurdle for Donald Trump's rumored presidential bid.