Fall 2018

Barnard magazine
On the Cover

Call this the “Year of the Woman,” with 476 women candidates applying in 2018 to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives alone. National Public Radio has termed it a wave. The New York Times, a surge.

Features

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Alumnae

In 1976, Mae Yih ’51 became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States

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Alumnae

The new Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning showcases Barnard’s commitment to collaboration, technology, and sustainable design

Also in this Issue

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Alumnae

Barnard women in elected office are part of an impressive College tradition

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College History

Barnard’s first female building super wows Plimpton Hall

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Alumnae

Education chair Maria Rivera Maulucci ’88 creates her own scientific method by embracing classroom diversity

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Career

Trustee Ina Drew P’13 and husband Dr. Howard Drew P’13 created a post-baccalaureate fellowship to help English majors jumpstart their careers

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Alumnae

Alumnae and faculty help readers update their bookshelves with new prose, poetry, historical fiction, and even a kid’s book about a young chef

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Alumnae

Speaking openly about her real life at Reunion enabled Sharon Dizenhuz ’83 to connect with her classmates as never before

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Biology

Research Institute Supports 161 Students