Feature Stories

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, more than 400 alumnae and friends of Barnard College gathered at the annual Gala at the historic Plaza Hotel to benefit student financial aid and honor Diana T. ’55 and P. Roy Vagelos, M.D., P&S ’54 for their more than three decades of service and philanthropy to the College.

A new study in Child Development, co-authored by a Barnard professor and a Barnard alumna, has shown that the development of spatial cognition—how infants and toddlers learn to encounter the world’s wealth of information—is heavily tied to the cultural norms of their caregivers.

 

Earth Day—Saturday, April 22—is more important than ever this year. As environmental protections are increasingly challenged or reduced, the Barnard community is enhancing sustainability efforts, working to reduce the effects of climate change, and creating scientifically based solutions to address environmental hazards.
 

A Conversation with Pulitzer-Prize-Winner Hisham Matar

Founded in the late 1960s to house the College’s institutional history, the Barnard Archives currently preserve and make available more than 450 individual collections.

Closing the Gender Gap: Provost Linda Bell Investigates Pay Equity