Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dear Students:

Please join fellow classmates and the faculty of the Department of Psychology for the third annual Spring Research Festival on Wednesday, April 19, at 4pm in the James Room in Barnard Hall.

Hope to see you there!

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Dear Barnard College Students,

Please join me in celebrating First Gen Week April 24-May 3rd.  We are offering a series of skill enhancing labs and student socials!!!!

Please visit the blog for more information!!!

Please visit the Academic Enrichment and Community Initiatives Blog for upcoming events:  http://aecibarnard.blogspot.com/

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!!!!


Dean Tollinchi

Careers in Psychology
Research?  Academia?  Clinical?

Come and hear about the numerous careers in Psychology

 E'mett McCaskill, Ph.D
Hannah Hoch, Ph.D
 Sumati Gupta, Ph.D

Discuss their pathways within Psychology

 Thursday, April 20, 2017

203 Diana

5:30 pm

Dinner will be served

Monday, April 3, 2017

Want to get a hands-on look at toddler development?

Find out more about the 2017-2018 Toddler Center Seminar, an eight-credit, two-semester course (PSY BC 3465x, 3466y), for students interested in gaining firsthand experience in toddler development, working with toddlers and participating in a weekly psychology research seminar.

*Note: Prerequisite course is Developmental Psychology

Information Session:
Monday, April 3rd at 4:15 p.m.

The Toddler Center
Barnard College, 402 Milbank

Sign up at the Information session.

For more information, call 212-854-8275 or
email Professor Tovah Klein:  tklein@barnard.edu

Friday, March 31, 2017

Deadline for Noyce Extended

Due to high interest, we are extending our application deadline to Friday, April 7th, at 5:00 pm in 336A Milbank.  Would you mind passing this information along/posting it on the junior class blog page? 

I am attaching a flyer so that interested juniors majoring in STEM (and other acceptable majors) who would like to teach in high-need K-12 schools upon graduation can learn more about what our program offers our Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars, as well as its commitments. 

More information about the program, including its requirements, eligibility criteria, and our application, as well as our FAQs, are available at our website:

Monday, March 20, 2017

Noyce Program

We are recruiting current juniors (rising seniors) majoring in STEM (and other acceptable majors) with an interest in STEM education. The Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars Program (BNTSP) seeks to recruit, certify, and mentor sixteen high-achieving Barnard undergraduates interested in teaching at high-need K-12 schools. 

Our program equips scholars with the capacity to improve the quality of math and science education offered in their schools. Noyce Scholars and Fellows are some of the most sought after applicants for teaching positions nationwide! 

Scholar Benefits Include: 
  • Up to $15,000 of scholarship funding for your Senior year
  • $4,600 Summer Internship funding for research experiences in Science, Mathematics, or STEM education 
  • If needed, $21,500 Stipend for a 9th semester to complete student teaching
  • Funding to attend Noyce Conferences and other professional conferences, such as NSTA, NCTM, AERA, or NARST while at Barnard and during your first years of teaching 
  • Mentoring by faculty in Education & Science or Mathematics during Student Teaching and during your first years of teaching 
Scholar Commitment:
  • Scholarship recipients must teach for two years in an approved high-need school district for each year of support received. 
    • 1year of support = 2-year teaching commitment
    • 2 years of support = 4-year teaching commitment
​Interested applicants are encouraged to email me at mflores@barnard.edu with any questions; our FAQs are available here

More information, as well as application materials/requirements, are available at our website: 

​The deadline to apply is  March ​24th, at 5:00 pm. 

​We look forward to meeting you! ​

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Columbia in Paris at Reid Hall (Semester/AY) Information Session

Date: Monday, February 13 
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Place: East Gallery, Maison Francaise (Buell Hall)

The Columbia in Paris program located at Reid Hall, Columbia’s Global Center in Europe, offers students an incredible opportunity to master French language skills by engaging in immersive academic coursework in a variety of majors while integrating into French culture. Included in the program's dynamic course offerings is the opportunity to take Art or Music Humanities at Reid Hall. The equivalent of at least two years of college-level French is required to participate in the program. Come learn more about how you can spend an academic year or semester in the City of Light while progressing on major requirements here at Columbia.

For more information

Application deadline for Fall 2017 and Academic Year 2017-2018: March 15

Interested but can’t attend? Schedule an appointment to meet with Lindsey Schram (ls2553@columbia.edu). 

Columbia in China Summer Programs Information Session

Attend this information session to learn more about Columbia's two Summer Chinese Language Programs in Beijing!

Summer Language Program: This nine-week program immerses students in one of the world's most dynamic cities and offers four levels of intensive Chinese language studies from beginner through fourth year. Students complete the equivalent of one year of Chinese at Columbia. Group excursions in and around Beijing, the program base at Peking University and a week-long travel break give students insight into Chinese society and lifestyle.

Summer Business Chinese Program: This nine-week program begins with intensive, personalized instruction in Chinese language classes that emphasize the specialized vocabulary, jargon, linguistic styles, and appropriate behaviors used in a professional setting. During the final weeks of the program, students participate in a field project and are placed with local or multinational companies, giving them an invaluable opportunity to apply their formal learning of business Chinese in context.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 14th
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: 403 Kent Hall

For more information: 

Application deadline: March 1

Interested but can’t attend? Schedule an appointment to meet with Robin Leephaibul (Robin Leephaibul Advising Calendar) or email her at rl2705@columbia.edu.

Columbia University in London Fall 2017 Program Info Session

Date: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Place: 606 Kent Hall

Learn about this exciting program with the Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature! Columbia Professor Jean Howard will teach the program’s Fall 2017 Global Seminar, London Theatre 1590 to 2017, which will examine changes in London theater culture from the late Elizabethan to the contemporary moment. Other courses will be chosen from the local host university, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). QMUL, one of the UK’s most prestigious universities, offers programs across a broad range of disciplines, including physical and natural sciences, business and management, engineering, humanities, and social sciences.

All qualified students are welcome to apply for the program. Students do not need to major in English and Comparative Literature, but they should demonstrate the motivation to study the topic taught in the global seminar.

Application deadline: March 15

Questions? Schedule an appointment to meet with Jillian Burdziak at (Jillian Burdziak Advising Calendar) or email her at jmb2336@columbia.edu.