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.
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.
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 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
The neuroscientist discusses her Fulbright, her Oxford master’s thesis, and more in a new Q&A. #BarnardYearOfScience
The aspiring computer science major shares her busy College life, from studying Swahili at Columbia to prepping for her campaign run for Barnard’s Student Government Association. #BarnardYearOfScience
For National Women’s Health and Fitness Day (September 29), hear from the Women's Crew member about balancing academics and athletics.
In Mark Santolucito’s computer science course Creative Embedded Systems, students problem-solved to produce sculptures that spin, roll, or give the illusion of flight. #BarnardYearOfScience
The distinguished alumna’s work in science and wellness continues to inspire practitioners across the country and around the world.