Hundreds of excited graduating seniors, family, and friends commemorated the big day at Radio City Music Hall, alongside leaders who have shaped fields in STEM, the arts, and athletics.
Year of Science Stories
The New York City Council Member not only embraced her Korean American identity while at Barnard, she also learned how to become a political advocate for her community. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
This cell biologist made groundbreaking discoveries that paved the way for diabetes research. #BarnardYearOfScience
The Barnard community came together at the American Museum of Natural History to celebrate all alumnae and current faculty who are members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
“Barnard was one of the only schools where I was able to focus on biology and dance,” said the physical therapist.
Rebecca Capua ’03 contributes her expertise in art and science to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts.
At Barnard, this environmental scientist learned the interdisciplinary nature of her field — and now, as Miami’s first chief heat officer, she applies those lessons every day.
An alumna takes a seagoing adventure into the heart of climate change.
A peer-to-peer writing program prepares students to become strong communicators of science.
The research technician delves into her work on antibiotics for Epstein-Barr virus regulation, her work in wastewater analysis, plus her passion for dance. #BarnardYearofScience
After a research career fueled by mentorship, the professor emerita turns her sights on educating the public.
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
A Barnard neuroscience and behavior graduate, Ladner shares what a day is like for her as a first-year medical student and the importance of having Barnard alumnae as mentors. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
Diana T. Vagelos ’55 and Dr. P. Roy Vagelos provided the generous gift, which is more than double the size of the previous single largest donation in the College’s history.
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.
The 2021 Gilliam fellow offers insight into her studies in pathobiology and shares how Barnard helped shape her career in lab-based scientific research. #BarnardYearOfScience
At Barnard, she discovered a deep interest in racism in health — and today the aspiring doctor is using that knowledge to save lives.
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.
The Barnard alumna changed everything from the very way women are treated at the doctor’s office to life in medical school for female students.
The 2020 Beckman Scholar shares how her experiences as a student researcher at Barnard helped inform her current studies, plus insights from her “Walking NYC” project.