Like most good celebrations, the ritual of commencement is typically a predictable affair. But in 2014 there were four commencement-speakers-who-weren’t; four would-be speakers who were either cancelled at the last minute or withdrew in the face of widespread campus criticism.

Historian Carol Berkin '64 is a best-selling author and a pioneer in early American Women's history.

New to Reunion 2014: an academic sampler of subjects from the College’s current course offerings drew alumnae in droves to “On the Fast Track: Micro Lectures by Barnard Faculty” in the Held Auditorium.

The Alumnae Association of Barnard College recognizes 11 women for their outstanding careers and volunteer contributions.

Students' mural captures the many facets of Barnard life.

Class of 2014 restores luster of historic campus statue, Spirit of the Greek Games.

A painting by Susan Vecsey '94, featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Barnard Magazine.

Jena Strong '95 looks back on a spring break spent in Paris delivering a manuscript to a professor.

Professor Katie Glasner interviews dancer-choreographer and Barnard Distinguished Guest Artist Twyla Tharp '63 about her creative process, and about premiering Treefrog in Stonehenge with Barnard students. See Twyla Tharp in person at her next Barnard lecture on November 7.

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