When Jordan Borgman ’13 did not excel in high school French, she believed she lacked the facility to learn a foreign language. But when she left her hometown of Bangor, Maine, to spend a year of high school in Nagasaki, Japan, she surprised herself.
Alexander Cooley, Barnard's department of political science chair and Tow Professor of Political Science, is developing a course that looks at the rise of the resource-rich Central Asian countries and how it is impacting America's primacy on the global stage.
Veena Sud '89, created the much-acclaimed TV show, The Killing.
A self-taught dance critic whose first article on the subject was a piece for Barnard Magazine snared an impressive honor this spring when she was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.
The first generation of women who changed Wall Street
Conversations in Contemporary art, a series of adventures— there can be no other word—into the New York art world began in fall 2011. This September a group of 14 alumnae and friends— up from the eight to 10 of previous series—launched the third round of five Conversations designed to give participants intimate access to this fascinating, always provocative, realm.
Zora Neale Hurston and Their Eyes Were Watching God at 75
What Hurston’s autobiography can and cannot tell us
Sylvia Montero ’72 endows a scholarship in honor of her parents who supported her in school and in life