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Monday, June 4, 2018

Interested in International Affairs?

APSIA Diversity Forum 2018
Student and Young Professionals Workshop
July 14, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm ET
Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington DC

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) invites you to participate in a special workshop for students and young professionals who are traditionally underrepresented in international affairs.

We will explore how to:
·  Channel interests in international careers,
·  Build skills and competencies to compete in a global marketplace, and
·  Prepare for and afford graduate school.

The workshop will also feature various panels and networking opportunities. This event is free. Lunch is provided.
Registration is first come, first serve. Space is limited. To secure your spot, register today:
·  Rising Sophomores/Juniors - Register Here
·  Rising Seniors / Recent Graduates - Register Here

Created in 1989, the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs brings together the leading graduate schools around the world which specialize in international affairs. APSIA's Diversity Forum seeks to inspire young professionals to seek out the field of international affairs. Learn more at

This event is made possible by our generous investors, including the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, Open Society Foundations, Robertson Foundation for Government, Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service, University of Southern California Master of Public Diplomacy Program, and University of Texas at Austin Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Advice needed: your tips for the Class of 2022

Want to procrastinate a little by helping someone?

Remember how the Guide to Your First Year at Barnard College offered helpful tips from the previous class? 

Now you are the experts on the Barnard first-year experience! 

Please help next year’s incoming class by offering them the benefit of your experience. 

What's a piece of advice that helped you acclimate to Barnard’s academic or residential or social worlds? 

What's something you wish you’d known? 

Many of your tips will be selected for the new edition of the Guide.  

To share your wisdom:
  1. Log into myBarnard/gBear.
  2. Click this link
  3. Fill it out as many times as you have pieces of advice!* 

*Please note: By entering your full name and submitting the form, you indicate your permission to print your advice, with attribution.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Group Study Rooms Available

The Study Rooms Schedule has been confirmed for the following dates:

May 2 through May 10     8am-11pm   Barnard Hall   Rooms 406 and 407. 

Monday, April 30, 2018

Economics Help Room

Wednesday, May 9, at 7-9pm will be the last day for the Economics Help room this semester.

Good luck on exams, have a great summer, and we'll see you in the Fall!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Event: Who's afraid of the shark? Sunday 4/29 with Elliot Transfer Time RA Team

Sunday, 4/29 6 - 8pm, Elliott Conference Room
Who's afraid of the shark?

Join the Elliott Hall, the Transfer Time RA Team and 
Dean Kuan Tsu for a fin-tastic evening event!

Chat with friends as you enjoy delightful sea snacks and 20th Century cinema classic

Reflect on this past year, and offer tips to next year’s new students as you enjoy fish and fish-free tacos, beachy beverages and surf snacks. 

Looking forward to having you join us.... Who's Afraid of the Shark?

Join us!
It will be great!
~Your Elliott RAs~

Monday, April 23, 2018

Learn to Code in a Low Stakes Environment with Athena Digital Design

Dear Barnard Students,

Our mission is to champion and inspire Barnard women on their journey into coding literacy through web development. Participants will begin by learning the fundamentals of web design so they can be competitive in the new economy.

Athena Digital Design Agency will be offering the following courses in Fall 2018:

1. HTML/CSS Course:
This class is perfect for students who would like to learn the basics of web development! Students will have successfully completed several websites by the completion of this course. NO CODING EXPERIENCE or computer science background will be required for enrollment and applications will be open to only Barnard students.
2. JavaScript Course:
This class is for students to learn to develop their own interactive games and web applications. This class is recommended for students who have already taken the ADDA HTML/CSS course, or have equivalent coding experience. Python and other functional programming languages are not required, and will not be taught.
Key Deadlines:
Application Opens: 4/20/2018
Early-bird deadline: 4/27/2018 (first 10 applicants will receive guaranteed admission, at discretion of admissions committee)
Regular deadline: 5/19/2018

ADDA Admissions Team

Friday, April 20, 2018

Workshop: Tips from Writing Fellows for Overcoming Writing Anxiety

Baffled by the blank page?

Panicked by perfectionism?
Stymied by self-doubt?

You're not alone!  Many Barnard students experience feelings of stress and anxiety that can make it hard to start, develop, and finish papers.  

Good news: Writing Fellows are here to help!