Obama to speak at West Point graduation
President Obama will deliver this year's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, the White House announced Monday.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Intar Extends Adoration of the Old Woman with Looking's Raul Castillo Through 4/27
INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor , starring Raul Castillo , Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez , Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles , will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand.
Plan to translate Barnard commencement falls short of student expectations
Barnard's senior class Vice President Nikki Weiner and President Stephanie Fernandez, both BC '14, asked the administration to translate Barnard commencement addresses, but said they were unhappy with the compromise.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Barnard taps architecture firm to design teaching and learning center in Lehman's place
Barnard announced on Monday that it had hired architecture firm Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill LLP to design its teaching and learning facility to replace Lehman Library.
Sheryl Sandberg Explains Why College Graduates Need To 'Lean In'
Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., speaks at the Barnard College commencement ceremony in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Works by Robert La Fosse, Andrea Miller & More Set for Barnard/Columbia Dances, 4/25-26
New dances by Robert La Fosse and Andrea Miller, plus Twyla Tharp's "Treefrog in Stonehenge"-- each created with the fresh vibrancy of youth in mind -- will be showcased during Barnard/Columbia Dances at Miller 2014, April 25 and 26. The short, but packed season also features "Lamentation Variations," a series of new interpretations of Martha ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Verona synagogue to host musical group 'Pizmon'
Congregation Beth Ahm in Verona will present a concert by the Jewish a capella group "Pizmon" at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Tickets for the concert are $10 when purchased in advance or $12 at the door.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Orthodox Singers Find Creative Voice by Performing for Other Women Only
Talia Lakritz, 20, a Modern Orthodox Jewish sophomore at Barnard College, and her two girlfriends got off a very crowded No.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Why I'm not afraid of Virginia Woolf - or the 'crisis' in the humanities
President Obama delivers the commencement address to graduates at all-female Barnard College, on the campus of Columbia University in New York May 14. Op-ed contributor Anne E. Fernald writes: ' Whatever crises higher education faces - and they are many - we will be better armed to face them if we remember why we value the humanities in the first ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Yale Institute for Music Theatre to Develop Afterland and Clouds are Pillows for the Moon
The YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE has selected two original book musicals to be developed in an intensive lab setting in New Haven, June 3-15.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Honoring Zora Neale Hurston
Triumph and tragedy marked Zora Neale Hurston's life . After her mother died when Hurston was just 13 years old, the budding author found work as a maid for a traveling theater group.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
College's pick of pro-choice speaker sparks outcry
Barnard College's decision to select Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards as its graduation speaker has triggered a backlash from conservative students.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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No Academic Freedom for Professor Who Teaches Course on...
The suppression of students and faculty supportive of Palestinians and critical of Israeli occupation seems to have become more pronounced this month.
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Congregation Beth Ahm To Host A Capella Group
Congregation Beth Ahm in Verona will present a concert by the acclaimed Jewish a capella group Pizmon on Sunday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. Comprised of students from Columbia University, Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary, this outstanding group of young musicians is coming to CBA fresh off their successful European tour and will ... (more)
Remembering a Real American Freedom Fighter: The legendary Miss Dorothy Height
American History is full of pseudo "Freedom Fighters" who did not fight to free ALL Americansa Ms.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Rutgers Chemistry Professor Helen Berman to Receive Benjamin Franklin Award
Helen M. Berman, Rutgers University Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and the Center for Integrative Proteomics Research, has been selected to receive the Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences from Bioinformatics.org, also known as The Bioinformatics Organization, Inc. Berman is Director of the ... (more)
How Crimea's Annexation Plays To Russians' Soviet Nostalgia
According to political scientist Kimberly Marten, Russia's decision to annex Crimea from Ukraine may have changed its relationship with the outside world for many years to come.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Google Doodle Honors Dorothy Height, Unsung Leader in Civil Rights and Women's Movements
She helped Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. organize the March on Washington and co-founded the National Women's Political Caucus with Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan Monday's Google Doodle honors the birthday of Dorothy Height, an unsung hero of the Civil Rights and feminist movements who is widely credited with bridging the gap between the two.