Feb. 14, 2019
David O’Leary ’02 has long been fascinated by stories about UFOs and other unexplained phenomena. Now, he’s parlayed his passion for the unknown into a new series for the History Channel called Project Blue Book, about a U.S. Air Force project that investigated reports of UFO sightings and related phenomena in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Sep. 18, 2018
Xiaoyuan “Charlene” Ren ’13 is proving that Vassar alumnae/i can make a major impact in their field just a few years after they graduate. Ren is founder and director of MyH2O, an organization that monitors water quality throughout China. At Fall Convocation, the AAVC (Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College) recognized Ren’s remarkable accomplishments by presenting her with the Young Alumnae/i Achievement Award.
Aug. 2, 2018
The Thomas J. Watson Foundation fellowship, which offers "college graduates of unusual promise the freedom to engage in a year of independent study and travel abroad following their graduation," turns 50 this year. We check in with a few recipients to ask how the Watson experience affected their lives.
Jun. 28, 2018
The Alumnae/i Association of Vassar (AAVC) honored two alumnae from the class of 1963 during Reunion 2018—Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Professor of Art on the Sarah Gibson Blanding Chair, received the Outstanding Faculty or Staff Award, and Sally Lyman Rheinfrank, who has served Vassar in many roles, including trustee, received the Outstanding Service to Vassar Award.