‘How Women Athletes Are Leading the Way on Gender Equality and Racial Justice’ panel surveys the global fight for gender equity in sports
With a new generation of athletes like Ada Hegerberg, Marta Vieira da Silva, and Naomi Osaka, activism in sports has shifted in a new direction. Female athletes have risen to the front lines of many protests, ranging from struggles for equal pay in sports to police brutality and racial injustice....
The creation of the Columbia-Barnard Athletic Consortium in 1983 was an unprecedented endeavor. Made in tandem with Columbia’s decision to become coed, a request to the NCAA allowed the two schools to form an athletic consortium, making Barnard the only women’s college in the country whose students could compete on Division I athletics teams....
Even as she pursues a professional career, Barnard’s first national champion stays versatile off the fencing strip
Two days after winning a national championship in épée, Anne Cebula, BC ’20, went to the sports medicine room on campus to ask for ibuprofen.
President Sian Beilock discusses campus wellness and safety, recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day at SGA meeting
Barnard President Sian Beilock outlined her goals for the Feel Well, Do Well @ Barnard initiative and the Community Safety Group, which was created to review Public Safety procedures and trainings, during an appearance at the Barnard Student Government Association’s meeting on Monday night....
Award-winning documentary film producer Sheila Nevins, BC ’60, welcomed students back to campus with an excerpt from her bestselling memoir during a speech at Barnard’s 2019 Convocation....
Barnard pushes to grow alumni engagement as financial aid fundraising remains millions short of goal
Updated Feb. 7, 2019 at 4:34 p.m.
Author Nana-Ama Danquah discusses depression, racial stereotypes during First Lady of New York’s book club event at Barnard
In a world where darkness and depression are often considered synonymous, divorcing the hue from the disease can appear startling.
Barnard Council for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announces inaugural recipients of Barnard Inclusion Grant
Three students, three professors, and several staff members were named inaugural recipients of the Barnard Inclusion Grant, which funds community initiatives that foster an environment of inclusion on campus, in an email sent to students from interim chair of the college’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Yvette Christianse on Wednesday....
In an effort to address concerns about the effectiveness of Barnard’s inclusivity initiatives, the college’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has announced that it will implement more outreach programs with direct input from students and faculty, including annual events for campus-wide discussions, grants for selected speakers, and a potential student-run task force....
Barnard President Sian Beilock fielded questions about the college’s ongoing and upcoming diversity and inclusivity initiatives at Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting, marking her second SGA appearance since becoming president in fall 2017....