Winter 2013

Winter 2013

The Salon: Finding Her Own Direction

Jamie Babbit '93 is an accomplished TV and movie director.

The Unrepentant Advocate

Retired federal judge Nancy Gertner ’67 continues her legal career by teaching at Harvard Law School, publishing a memoir, and speaking out on important issues.

Alumnae In Science

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.

An Immutable Document?

History professor Herbert Sloan discusses the idea that the Constitution should be revised every generation.

A Milestone at 40 Years

Barnard’s groundbreaking Center for Toddler Development continues to meld creative play with academic research.

Sources: Sound Finances

A charitable gift annuity offers an opportunity to give . . . and receive.

Last Word: Taking Wing

How skying diving prepared me for my first college drop-off.