Every spring, Bwog publishes a series of “Senior Wisdoms,” short interviews with a few notable seniors from the graduating class; this is Betsy’s.
Students from Matt Palmer’s Herpetology class traveled to the New Jersey Pine Barrens on an overnight trip to observe amphibians and reptiles in their natural habitats. Betsy and two classmates documented the trip in haikus.
Betsy Ladyzhets’ towels have not been fully dry for several days.
Betsy reviews a Columbia student production of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot.
Betsy shares advice on writing and revising academic papers, gained from her three years as a Barnard Writing Fellow.
A short letter from Betsy to some stressed-out Barnard first-year pre-med students.
Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Provost John Coatsworth announced that the university is willing to negotiate with the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW) unions.
Betsy attended the first event of the Columbia Jewish Israeli Film Club: a screening of ‘The Band’s Visit’ and conversation with Sasson Gabai.
Betsy reviews NOMADS’ “The Other Side,” a new original musical by Eden Gordon (BC ’19).
Starting in the next academic year, Barnard is going to have a computer science department. Betsy Ladyzhets talked to Barnard’s Provost, as well as a professor and student involved in CS, to find out more on the impetus for creating this department, the process so far, and what it might look like in the future.