As we celebrate the 125th anniversary, we're also looking back at Barnard's other milestones. View archival photos and listen to a record made for the 75th anniversary, featuring Virginia Gildersleeve and others. From Barnard Magazine, Winter 2015. (At left: A 1939 fashion show for the 50th anniversary.)
On Feb. 18, 1965, Malcolm X spoke at Barnard, giving what would be his last public talk before his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965. Fifty years later, alumnae and Malcolm X experts met at Barnard to mark the historic speech.
Trailblazing diplomat and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to receive Barnard Medal of Distinction alongside renowned diability and arts advocate, innovative NYC public school principal, and champion long-distance swimmer