On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion. 

A travelling graduation gown creates a Barnard sisterhood

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.

Annual speech contest showcases student voices

We’ve been collecting memories of alumnae about their Barnard days. Everything—from recollections of life-changing moments to pages from journals—has been posted to our 125th anniversary website. Each opens a window onto Barnard life; what follows are some of your reminiscences.

Actress and author Lauren Graham was the featured speaker at the annual Alumnae Book Club at the first-year student orientation.

On the last night before finals, students gather to participate in one of Barnard's most delicious traditions: Midnight Breakfast. 


2012 Students of Color Leadership Retreat

Barnard city slickers roughing it.

Join the university’s student choirs and Opera Hispanica for the annual Candlelight Concert, celebrating the music of South America.