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Syllabus: The Five "Stans"

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.

The Salon: Dance Critic Honored as Pulitzer Finalist

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.

Charting Their Own Course

The first generation of women who changed Wall Street 

All About the Works

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. 

Students Traveling Abroad


This past year Barnard students participating in study-abroad programs traversed six continents; several produced striking and informative visual documents of their experiences. 

Archaeology of a Classic

Zora Neale Hurston and Their Eyes Were Watching God at 75

Reading Dust Tracks

What Hurston’s autobiography can and cannot tell us

A Legacy of Learning


Sylvia Montero ’72 endows a scholarship in honor of her parents who supported her in school and in life