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Blackboard Awards: Tonia Percy, Second Graders Are Happy to See a Familiar Face

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By Ellen Keohane In high school, Tonia Percy aspired to be on stage. “I went to the Yale School of Drama for a summer program,” she said. Professors there encouraged her talent but questioned if she’d be able to deal with the constant rejection most actors face. “They said, ‘Really think about other professions in [&hellip
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BARNARD UNVEILS NEW CENTER

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Barnard College inaugurated the new Diana Center Feb. 3 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 98,000-square-foot building, designed by Weiss/Manfredi, sits on the west side of Broadway, just south of West 120th Street. It occupies the site of the former McIntosh Center, which was demolished in June 2007 to make way for the new building. “McIntosh [&hellip
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BARNARD’S NEW PRESIDENT

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Debora Spar was inaugurated as Barnard College’s seventh president on Oct. 23 at Riverside Church. Before her inauguration, Spar was the Spangler family professor of business administration and a senior associate dean for faculty research and development at Harvard Business School. After the ceremony, her inauguration was celebrated at a street party on Claremont Avenue [&hellip
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