Summer 2011

Summer 2011


 Letters to the Editor

Guardians at the Gates

When I came to Barnard, Phyllis Ben was one of the first people to greet me. Or, more precisely, she was one of the first people to look me closely up and down, offer a firm handshake, and make clear that my presence on campus was optional. And the options belonged to her.

Documenting the Competition

Lori Miller avoids competitive situations whenever possible. But she does like producing documentary films about artists who do compete.

Reunion Revels

From June 2 through June 5, alumnae gathered on campus to refresh and reinvigorate their Barnard connections.

Homecoming Dean

After nearly 30 years, Dean of the College Avis Hinkson ’84 completes a circle, returning to the alma mater she loves so well.

Alumnae Association Award Winners

During Reunion, the Alumnae Association shines a spotlight on distinguished graduates who have achieved renown for their professional accomplishments, or those who have dedicated themselves to the College as volunteers.

The Kids Are Alright...

But the public education system needs some fixing

On the Ball

Humble beginnings and a Barnard degree lead to careers as an athlete and a consultant in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Ageless Matters: 1961 Class Dinner Speaker, Erica Jong '63

At a 50th reunion dinner for the Class of ’61, Erica Jong ’63 reflects on hope, empathy, and giving back.