Nov. 16, 2017
Pete Malinowski ’06, Executive Director of the Billion Oyster Project, is reinvigorating the aquatic life in New York City’s waterways by reintroducing a keystone species—the oyster—into the East River and beyond, and he’s doing so with the help of students from the New York Harbor School.
Oct. 31, 2017
Re-united in a show for the first time since they acted together at Vassar, Ethan Slater ’14 and Lilli Cooper ’12 are headliners of the Broadway cast of SpongeBob SquarePants, a rollicking tribute to the beloved Nickelodeon character who has been entertaining millions of young fans since 1999.
Oct. 2, 2017
Special Collections is nearing the end of a six-year project to catalogue more than 25,000 books, folios, and other items, providing a digital record of the full contents of the Archives and Special Collections that will be available to faculty, students, and researchers around the world.
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/
Jul. 5, 2017
In the spring of 2017, 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.