Press Releases

The Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College announced today their 2017 Class of Distinguished Fellows, which includes best-selling author and founder of Working Mother Media Carol Evans, progressive media strategist Jehmu Greene, community health organizer Manmeet Kaur and gender justice leader Kavita Ramdas.

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Sian Leah Beilock, executive vice provost of the University of Chicago, will become the 8th president of Barnard College, effective July 1, 2017.

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For the first time in Barnard College’s 128-year history, a student, Midshipman Kelsey Lynch, will be commissioned as a U.S. Navy Officer May 18 at 4:30 p.m. in Low Memorial Library Rotunda at Columbia University.

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Concert to feature all-women Brazilian drumline group FogoAzul NYC, among other New York City female musicians

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The Barnard College Board of Trustees announced today approval of a plan to divest from fossil fuel companies that deny climate science or otherwise seek to thwart efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change. Barnard is the first college to take the unique and innovative approach of divesting from climate change deniers.

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Barnard College announced today that its new teaching and learning center, currently under construction, will be named in honor of Board of Trustees vice chair and alumna Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82 and Columbia College alumnus and trustee emeritus Philip Milstein ’71. 

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