Real Problems, Smart Solutions
Mar. 10, 2017
Five Vassar students and their teams walked away with three of the top six prizes awarded at the 2017 Yale Healthcare Hackathon. More than 175 undergraduates, medical students, and healthcare professionals competed on 35 teams in the event that took place January 20-22 in New Haven, CT.
How Accurately Do We Judge Others’ Intentions?
Feb. 24, 2017
Andrew Willett ’17 worked with Dr. Warren Mansell, a leading Perceptual Control Theory researcher at Manchester University, on a study that showed how inept we are at gauging other people’s intentions.
Nature and Nurture…for Robots
Feb. 10, 2017
Now living on opposite coasts, Aaron Hill ’16 and Jake Brawer ’16 recently had a nice surprise—news that a paper they coauthored based on their research at Vassar has been published in Frontiers in Robotics and AI, a top-ranking open-access journal.
Making the Connections
Nov. 1, 2016
Vassar's new science facility, the Bridge for Laboratory Sciences, supports collaborations between the sciences by bringing the college’s various science departments and programs into closer physical proximity with shared access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.