Watch the astrophysics major — who will graduate in nine days — discuss her desire to see more young women working in hard sciences.
Year of Science Stories
The Barnard junior explores infinity and beyond at a major scientific conference. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
The graduating senior explores how she uses pole dance for mental health awareness and to celebrate her Asian roots. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
This cell biologist made groundbreaking discoveries that paved the way for diabetes research. #BarnardYearOfScience
This year, Barnard women are the recipients of some of the most prestigious grants and fellowships for scientific research.
“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.
A student-athlete double-majoring in cellular and molecular biology and English shares how she balances training, competition, and courses at Barnard.
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
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
The Barnard Year of Science’s spring signature event marked World Water Day on March 22, 2022.
Sarah Barlow-Ochshorn ’20, the Archives Processing and Pedagogy Fellow, shares the significance of Poindexter’s newly donated papers.
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.
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
Computer science majors Whitney Deng ’24 and Theodore Nelson CC’24 are collaborating on a novel NASA project to help reduce bacterial infections in space.