Year of Science Stories

Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action. 

The celebrated biochemist, known for her work on how cells communicate and interpret signals, set the standard for balancing rigorous scientific research and mentorship. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
 

In celebration of 2022’s Women’s History Month (March), read about the work of 22 Barnard community members who champion feminist and gender issues.

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), the College highlights alumnae and students who are helping diversify a field that traditionally left women behind.

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.