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.

 Professor of History Dorothy Ko and Visiting Professor of Professional Practice Meg McLagan, who teaches English and film studies, offer a peek into ancient and modern-day Eastern culture and politics.

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.
 

Professor Hisham Matar and Professor Rachel Eisendrath discuss Matar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir "The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between."

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

Barnard College, the country’s most selective women’s college, has admitted 1,139 young women from around the world to its Class of 2021.

Studying at Barnard means access to graduate-level research opportunities that few undergraduate liberal arts colleges provide.

Why would being really snappy as a dresser be politically dangerous?