Photo by Asiya Khaki ’09

Chemistry Professors Rachel Austin (left), Christina Vizcarra (center), and Mary Sever (right)



This summer, faculty in Barnard’s Chemistry Department were awarded major federal grants that will support them, individually and collaboratively, as they research a variety of topics.

Barnard College was awarded a second Beckman Scholars Award to support student research in biology, chemistry, and neuroscience and behavior.

Four chemistry professors, Rachel Austin, Mary SeverChristina Vizcarra, and Andrew Crowther have been awarded National Science Foundation grants.

Illustration by Julia Rothman

Barnard faculty members reflect on what inspired them to enter and excel at their career.

A new book edited by Prof. Christian Rojas, Molecular Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis, is designed to help chemists understand and capitalize on rearrangement reactions to enhance the synthesis of useful chemical compounds.