Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Schwarzman Scholarship Program Information Session

April 26, 2017: "Meet the Schwarzman", Schwarzman Scholars representatives will be on campus to discuss the scholarship opportunity, the application process, life in Beijing, and take questions from interested students. All are welcome to attend! Wednesday, April 26, 20175-6pm (EALAC Lounge, 4th floor Kent/Kent 403).

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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Please submit your Intent to Study Abroad Form by February 15 to study abroad during the fall 2017 semester or 2017- 2018 academic year. The form is available via myBarnard and takes but a minute to complete.

Kindly note that the form is non-binding, however, you should have a strong interest in seeing the study abroad process through. Also, you should have some idea of where you would like to go, including the program and/or institution you would like to attend while abroad. Click on the link below for a list of Barnard approved programs by region.

If you do not see a program that matches your interests and/or would like to review the study abroad process in greater detail, please email studyabroad@barnard.edu for an appointment with Dean Garay.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Columbia Summer Programs

Columbia Summer in Rio de Janeiro Information Session

Date: Monday, February 6
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Place: 201 Casa Hispanica

This summer program, based at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica (PUC-Rio), offers intensive training in Portuguese for motivated undergraduate and graduate students. Courses are taught by the PUC-Rio language instructors and faculty from Columbia. All students participate in a Community Involvement Project which facilitates interactions with local people and provides an invaluable opportunity to strengthen language proficiency while gaining insight into Brazilian culture and society.

For more information: http://columbia.studioabroad.com/?go=rio

Interested but can't attend?  
Schedule an appointment to meet with Jillian Burdziak (Jillian Burdziak Advising Calendar) or email her at jmb2336@columbia.edu

Berlin Consortium for German Studies (BCGS) Information Session

Date: Friday, February 10
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: 606 Kent Hall (Office of Global Programs & Fellowships)

Studying abroad at the Berlin Consortium for German Studies (BCGS) offers an incredible opportunity to master German language skills by engaging in intensive academic coursework while integrating into German culture. Students enroll at the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, which hosts a variety of departments including Biology, Economics, Political Science and much more. Students may also consider taking select courses at other universities in Berlin such as the Humboldt.  Berlin’s vibrant nightlife, art scene and fascinating history create an exciting environment to experience life in the new Europe.  The equivalent of at least two years of college- level German is required to apply to the program. Studying in Berlin for the full academic year opens the possibility of arranging full-time internships during the semester break in February and March.  Motivated students, with the help of the program, have arranged many interesting internships over the years in political foundations, government offices, hospitals, opera houses, public relations firms, and schools.

For more informationwww.bcgs.columbia.edu

Interested but can't attend?
Schedule an appointment to meet with Meg Booth (Meg Booth Advising Calender) or email her at mr2850@columbia.edu

Monday, January 30, 2017

Walk In Hours with Dean Garay

Students with questions about the recent executive order on immigration are welcome to speak with Dean Garay during her walk in hours this week: Monday-Thursday from 4-5:30pm in 10 Milbank.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Athena Center Summer Fellowships Program

The Athena Center offers ten emerging leaders from the Barnard class of 2018 the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Athena Summer Fellowship Program.  Beginning early June through mid-August, Athena Fellows will participate in self-selected high-level internships and participate in programs aimed at building leadership skills. Athena Fellows, selected through a competitive process, will receive a $4000 stipend as well as subsidized housing.  
Summer internship can be secured after applying

Apply online using Career Development’s NACElink system
Search for: Athena Summer Fellowship Program 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Study Abroad: Fall 2017

This is just a friendly reminder to file an Intent to Study Abroad Form via my Barnard if you are considering studying abroad during the fall 2017 semester. Please note that this form is non-binding, however, you should have a strong interest in seeing the study abroad process through. Also, you should have some idea of where you would like to go, including the program and/or institution you would like to attend while abroad. Click on the link below for a list of Barnard approved programs by region.

If you do not see a program that matches your interests and/or would like to review the study abroad process in greater detail, please email studyabroad@barnard.edu for an appointment with Dean Garay.

Happy New Year!

-Dean Garay
Notetaker Positions

Barnard ODS is recruiting strong student notetakers for Spring '17 courses!  If you are interested in being a notetaker for any of your courses to help out your fellow students and earn some money for taking notes in classes you are taking yourself, please review our criteria for being a notetaker on our online application.  If this is a position you would want to sign up for, please fill out an easy online application!  



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