Spring 2011

Spring 2011

The Accidental Biographer: Bryna Kranzler ’80

Bryna Kranzler ’80 writes about her grandfather’s life as a baker, soldier, and political prisoner in early twentieth-century Poland and Russia.

Alumnae in the Military

Meet five women who put the leadership skills they acquired at Barnard to use by serving in the Army, Air Force, and Marines.

From Routine to Revolt

Political Science Professor Mona El-Ghobashy considers the events leading to Hosni Mubarak's ouster.

The Meaning of Green

Members of Barnard's Architecture faculty on home-building for sustainability

Board-Certified

Type A enthusiasm energizes Barnard’s new board chair.

Finding the Flow

Two new assistant professors in Barnard’s philosophy department, John Morrison and Elliot Paul, are using a mix of psychology and philosophy to help students explore big-picture topics like the nature of creativity and perception.

President's Page: In Pursuit of Purpose

Frequently, women who have achieved some measure of success in the United States are asked—in public and private, at conferences and cocktail parties—the identically worded question: How do you do it?

Reflection on the 2011 Young Women’s Leadership Workshop in South Africa by Reni Calister ’11

Reni was one of six students selected to travel to South Africa to attend the Barnard’s Third Annual Global Symposium and assist with a leadership workshop for high school students from around Johannesburg.

Reflection on the 2011 Young Women’s Leadership Workshop in South Africa by Hayley Milliman ’12

Hayley was one of six students selected to travel to South Africa to attend the Barnard’s Third Annual Global Symposium and assist with a leadership workshop for high school students from around Johannesburg.