Winter 2013

Winter 2013


Notes to the editor

President's Page: Fear of Failing

On the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking Fear of Flying by Erica Jong '63, President Debora Spar wonders whether students are missing romance of the starting-out-in-life sort.



Releases New & Upcoming

New and upcoming books by Barnard alumnae and faculty

Fond Farewells

Saying good-bye to colleagues and friends

Truth & The Consequences

Behavior economist Dan Ariely investigates honesty and dishonesty.

The Modern Novel Goes Digital

Enthusiastic alumnae flock to Mary Gordon's online course.

Mankind's Messenger

Wiesel interlaced his October 11 talk with references rooted in Jewish culture, text, and history, while adhering to universal themes of injustice, indifference, and the interconnectedness of humanity.

Camera Ready

Creating A Youthful Memoir Through Photography

Syllabus: Introduction to Physics

Helping students decode the world we see and don't see