Participating in Barnard’s Summer Research Institute taught the sustainability and environmental economist how chemistry can be used to produce efficient biofuels.
Year of Science Stories
The physician was a pioneering scientific figure of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, setting the standard for patient advocacy and AIDS treatment. #BarnardYearOfScience
The chemistry major breaks down how she balances her classes with research at both Barnard and Columbia.
New York Times food reporter Melissa Clark ’90 shares her environmentally friendly tips for going meatless at Thanksgiving and beyond.
President Sian Leah Beilock spoke with bioethicist Amy Scharf and New York Times reporter Katie Hafner about their new podcast and celebrating the accomplishments of women in STEM for a #BarnardYearOfScience special event.
Renowned for her discoveries about DNA, the award-winning scientist and professor discovered her love for chemistry in Barnard’s labs.
The Vagelos Professor in Energy Research at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate chemistry with a two-day lecture series at Barnard on energy sustainability.
On campus, an exhibition examines the history of racist housing policies that led to widespread segregation in New York City and across the U.S.
Research chemist Alison Scorese ’16 and entrepreneur Rhitu (Rhi) Risal ’14 discuss their shared love for Barnard and beauty.
At Barnard, this environmental scientist learned the interdisciplinary nature of her field — and, now, as Miami-Dade County’s first chief heat officer, she applies those lessons every day.
Meet Barnard’s student-athlete Hayler Willner ’22, Women’s Crew.
The biology major discusses her work in headache medicine — and how to bring comfort to migraine sufferers.
The neuroscience and behavior major discusses her research on the body’s circadian rhythms and returning to Morningside Heights to collaborate with Professor Rae Silver.
The esteemed physician and scientist’s contributions to medicine set the foundation for the fields of hematology and clinician care. #BarnardYearOfScience
The vice president and head of worldwide sustainability at Amazon spoke with President Beilock about how Barnard gave her the tools to make an impact at one of the world’s largest companies.
BJ Casey, an expert on the adolescent brain, will join the Barnard faculty in July 2022. #BarnardYearOfScience
The neuroscience and behavior major shares how working at Columbia’s Kellendonk Lab gave her invaluable knowledge and skills to pursue a career in STEM.
Grey Matters Columbia University (CU), a joint Barnard and Columbia literary journal that premiered in spring 2021, seeks to make neuroscience more accessible to the public. #BarnardYearOfScience