Sep. 12, 2017
President Elizabeth Bradley presided over Fall Convocation—her first—and advised students to savor this transformative time in their lives. The event included featured speaker Mia Mask, the Mary Riepma Ross '32 Professor of Film, and AAVC award presentations to Marguerite O'Haire '08, who received the Young Alumnae/i Achievement Award, and Frances Tarlton Farenthold '46, P'75, who received the Distinguished Achievement Award.
Jul. 5, 2017
This spring, more than 500 Vassar alumnae/i visited the stunning Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in DC for a panel discussion and after-hours tour. Chief Curator Jacquelyn Serwer P’05, and Public Affairs Specialist Fleur Paysour ’72 take us inside the wildly popular new museum.
Jun. 22, 2017
Even before she came to Vassar five years ago, Richa Gautam ’16 knew she wanted to pursue an academic career in psychology. But rather than going straight to graduate school, Gautam is gaining valuable experience at Cornell University’s biomedical research unit at Weill-Cornell Medicine in New York City.
Jun. 14, 2017
As part of its suicide intervention strategy, the Veterans Administration now has Suicide Prevention Coordinators at all VA Medical Centers and large outpatient facilities. Clinical psychologist Jonathan Weinstein ’96 is the coordinator at the Veterans Administration Hudson Valley Health Care System, based in Montrose, NY.
May. 17, 2017
The historic Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory underwent a major renovation and was recently unveiled as a new a hub for mixed-income housing, small culinary businesses, visual arts, and social venture—all part of a revitalization effort in downtown Poughkeepsie led by Elizabeth Druback-Celaya ’02.