Three people were killed and thirty more injured when a bus traveling outside of Tegucigalpa, Honduras careened off the road and into a ravine Wednesday. Barnard College students Daniella Moffson and Olivia Erhardt were killed in the crash, and Columbia University Medical Center nurse practitioner and student Abigail Flanagan also died. [ more › ]
If you or your child are going to be applying to college any time soon, this would be a good post to read. It’s from Brennan Barnard, director of college counseling at The Derryfield School, a private college preparatory day school for Grades 6-12 in Manchester, New Hampshire. By Brennan Barnard My family had […]
What to get students who are heading soon to college and in the difficult process of trying to get there? Here’s an unusual gift guide from college admissions counselors, collected by Brennan Barnard, director of college counseling at the private Derryfield School in Manchester, N.H. By Brennan Barnard My heart sank as I saw […]
Malia Obama has evidently narrowed her choices for going to a university/college to two: Barnard College and New York University. They say she wants to be a big filmmaker. She
Sandra E. Will, Alumnae-to-Student Mentoring Program cofounder, shares the inspiration behind her mentoring philosophy, the dos and don’ts of being a great mentor and mentee, and her most rewarding mentorship experiences.
Following weeks of petitioning and flyering on behalf of low-income, homeless and housing-insecure Barnard College undergraduates, College President Debora Spar sent an e-mail to the Barnard community on Monday night reinstating winter break housing for students with demonstrable "financial or personal" need. [ more › ]
Brennan Barnard is the director of college counseling at the private Derryfield School in Manchester, N.H. In this post, he explains how applying to college is similar to the U.S. presidential primary process — or, how college applicants can learn some lessons from what he calls “the political circus” now underway. By Brennan Barnard Those […]
Flyers plastered around Barnard College last Thursday posed a simple question in bold font: "Did you know Barnard College no longer offers winter break housing?" [ more › ]
She will be the school’s first Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist in Residence, through May 2016.
The contingent faculty at Barnard College have voted overwhelmingly to unionize. Barnard is a women’s college, and women also make up more than 60 percent of the faculty. So, a pretty good choice, then, considering that union women earn, on average, 13 percent more than their non-union counterparts. Read more...
I've traveled to/from New York City's three major airports a countless number of times since my first flight to New York when I started Barnard College this time of year 21 years ago. But flying from LaGuardia Airport today on September 11 to the Toronto International Film Festival has been a surreal experience. Show More Summary
I did everything right. I soaked up my mom's feminist ideals. I read Lean In. I chose to attend a women's college. I minored in women's leadership (Literally. As a scholar at Barnard's Athena Center for Leadership Studies, I have a special designation on my transcript). Show More Summary
Gay guy #1: We should get tickets to a musical in April.Gay guy #2: I don't like musicals.Gay guy #1: What?Gay guy #2: I don't like plays.Gay guy #1: Gay.–Barnard College
Barnard girl #1: Help! My key won't penetrate the lock.Barnard girl #2: Just spit on it.–Barnard College
Cut & Paste is a new quarterly column highlighting zines and small press publications. As the founding zine librarian at Barnard College, I have probably read about 7,000 zines in the past twelve years. As I select and catalogue zines...Show More Summary
The Department of Dance of Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City, invites applications for a full-time, renewable three-year appointment as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Professional Practice to begin July 1, 2016.
Photo via WikiCommons/Jared and Corin On June 2, the all-women's Barnard College announced a new policy to allow transgender women to apply for admission. The culmination of much debate, the decision was hailed as a major victory for trans rights in America. Show More Summary
“When the actress Mia Katigbak was a student at Barnard College in the 1970s, she was the only Asian-American studying theater and mostly got to play ‘maids and hookers,’ she said. One day the department head asked her to join a Molière comedy. She would play the harpsichord from behind a screen, Ms. Katigbak recalls […]
College woman: Did I tell you? I got my lip gloss today!Friend: Oooooh, from where?College woman: Dubai.–Barnard CollegeOverheard by: graduating soon….
It makes sense, at a time when trans girls and women understand their gender identity at earlier and earlier ages, that college admissions policies at women's colleges would start to take that into account. Last week, Barnard College...Show More Summary