When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.

The Story Behind the Success of the HBO Film Powerhouse Sheila Nevins '60

She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated. 

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success followed by discussion. Can reframing success and taking control of our tendency towards social comparisons alleviate anxiety?

FREE pizza will be served.

In this roundtable discussion, panelists examine the ways in which digital media are changing traditional methods of research, collaboration, and publication, as well as the political and ethical impact of developing ideas in the public eye.

A galaxy of experts in a number of fields—from education to activism, from economics to acting—bring meaningful dialogues to the campus

Come join us for the first ever chance to speak your piece on a variety of topics. All are welcome. Get there early to sign up; spaces are limited!

Prof. Matar, Libyan author and member of Barnard's English faculty, answers questions on Libya through The New Yorker's "Ask the Author" webpage.