Lena Dunham received a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College in NYC yesterday. She accepted the award alongside two other important individuals: Elizabeth Diller, the architect for the Big Apple's famed High Line, and Jimmie Briggs, a journalist and human rights activist. Show More Summary
Barnard College officials are reportedly investigating an alleged cheating scandal in the school's English department, Columbia campus blog Bwog reports. According to Bwog, students in the class "allegedly passed answers back and forth...Show More Summary
photos by Jonathan Bernstein; words by Bill Pearis The Babies / Waxahatchee at Glasslands - 4/27/13 After Waxahatchee played the WBAR-B-Q at Barnard College on Saturday (4/27), Katie Crutchfield and crew made their way over to Brooklyn for a sold...
photos by Amanda Hatfield Waxahatchee / Speedy Ortiz Barnard College's 20th annual free WBAR-B-B-Q day-long festival went down this past Saturday (4/27) on the Lehman Lawn. The show included sets by Twin Sister, Roomrunner, Waxahatchee (who had the biggest crowd...
A trend in the Bronx. “You get more resistance in high-crime areas than low-crime areas,” [said Rajiv Sethi, a Barnard College economist]. “People who would not resist have left the areas. Those who stay can’t afford to leave or to give...Show More Summary
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University. Cross posted from his blog One of Kati London'sprojects is Macon Money. This simple experiment, amazingly enough, sheds light on some fundamental questions...Show More Summary
Jonathan Rieder from Barnard College looks at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” and how its values reflected the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence without mentioning those documents directly...
by Bill Pearis Montreal's Sheer Agony have been in America for a few weeks, touring on either side of SXSW with Philadelpia pals Lantern. The trek wraps up this week with two shows in NYC: March 29 at Barnard College...
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University. Cross posted from his blog
Before she was the queen of American home life, Martha Stewart was a model. Stewart began modeling at age 15, and continued when she was a student at Barnard College as a way to supplement her income. Her clients included everyone from Unilever to Chanel. Show More Summary
Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh. Instead, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Barnard College, Columbia University, University of Dhaka, Desert Research...Show More Summary
Melissa Silverstein and Kathryn Kolbert are co-founders of the Athena Film Festival taking place this weekend at Barnard College in New York. Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, and Kolbert is director of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies. We’ve partnered with the festival for two years now with ticket giveaways, [...]
The Athena Film Festival, dedicated to showcasing films made by women, is now in its third year. It’s hosted by Barnard College’s Athena Center for Women’s Leadership and founded by friend of the blog Melissa Silverstein (do you read her blog Women and Hollywood? You should!), and runs from the 7th to the 13th of [...]
The author, a sophomore at Barnard College, offers tips to help new college students become "involved and grounded on campus."
From the ASCSA: Renowned art historian Evelyn Byrd (Eve) Harrison died peacefully in her New York City apartment on November 3. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1920, Eve Harrison received her A.B. from Barnard College in 1941 and her M.A. from Columbia University in 1943, but her graduate studies were interrupted by the Second World [...]
Today on Uncommon Knowledge, authors Midge Decter and Mona Charen respond to Deborah Sparr, President of Barnard College and author of Why Women Should Stop Trying to be Perfect. Keep reading this post...
As a visiting student at Barnard College years ago, I attended the transfer students’ orientation where each student was asked to explain why she had chosen Barnard. I’ll never forget one woman’s response: Well, I went to an all-girls...Show More Summary
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University & External Professor, Santa Fe Institute. Cross posted from his blog Sheila Bair's new book, Bull by the Horns, is both a crisis narrative and a thoughtful reflection on economic institutions and policy. Show More Summary
Drunk girl to guy : That smells like ass... But I am not ungrateful. --Riverside & 109th Overheard by: Antonia Loud Barnard girl : Oh my god, smell my butt! --Barnard College guy : Yes, I washed. You always think my grundle smells like tuna fish and I've come to accept that. Show More Summary
As part of our Lakrisal investigation, we enlisted the help of the great Dr. Dina Merrer, associate professor of chemistry at Barnard College. Dr. Merrer is an organic chemist, as opposed to a food chemist, but she helped us learn more about the candy's composition. Ammoni …