Ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the Athena Film Festival, Ashley Bush reflects on being a student coordinator for the first-ever Festival in 2011 and the lasting impact it had on her award-winning filmmaking career.
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Acclaimed projects by Petra Costa ’06, Greta Gerwig ’06, and Sheila Nevins ’60 are up for filmmakers’ most coveted trophy.
How studying sociology at Barnard provided valuable insight into human drama for a rising star and alumna.
How playing tennis as a Barnard student-athlete on the heels of Title IX helped an alumna combine her interest in law, politics, and women’s athletics to serve up long-lasting professional success.
How double majoring in English and psychology prepared a Barnard alumna to go viral with her provocative short story "Cat Person" in The New Yorker.
How Barnard helped an assistant professor of physics at MIT imagine herself as a scientist — and then become one.
From author and fellow alumna Anna Quindlen ’74 to 300 current students and fans of the novel, all agree that Gerwig’s latest film is ‘so Barnard.’
The Brooklyn and Mexico City-based professional photographer discusses the pivotal role Barnard played in her journey as an artist and how the College continues to define her community.
While filming The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, award-winning costume designer Donna Zakowska ’75 and director Jamie Babbit ’93 discovered that they both went to Barnard. So Barnard got them together again, on-camera, for a chat about the hit show and their shared roots.
For the first time since the play debuted in 1976, The Public Theater brought the Obie Award-winning production to a new generation of audience members. And Barnard was in the house.
“Remember President McIntosh’s inspirational message about being involved,” said the Barnard alumna, who in 1976 became the United States’ first Chinese American elected to a state legislature.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is still seeking new voices and different ways to tell meaningful stories.
The inaugural round of grants awarded by the Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supported the “Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program” and three undergrads who will now screen their films at the Athena Film Festival. (It’s not too late to apply for the next round!)
The SIPA and 4+1 student took second place in the ethics essay contest.
In honor of Election Day next week, we’re taking a look back at our feature on Mae Yih ’51, who in 1976 became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States.
Ahead of Election Day, we're looking back at how Barnard women in elected office are part of an impressive College tradition.
Laura Gee ’04, associate professor of economics at Tufts University, guest-lectured at Barnard on salary disclosure and shared tips for landing the job you want. (Hint: Social connections are key.)
Alumna and professor Mary Beth Keane ’99 on her unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show and how she became a mentor alongside her Barnard professors.
Barnard’s inaugural Journalist-in-Residence spoke with Mujeres president Fatima Burgos ’21 about Hinojosa’s new class, being back at the College, and giving voice to Latinx issues.
Artists and transnational collaborators Jeannette Ehlers and La Vaughn Belle open up about the famous monument’s long-term residency in Barnard Hall, the legacy of Mary Thomas, and the importance of filling public art space with black narratives.