Oct. 11, 2017
Last year, Vassar students mobilized to greet an expected influx of refugees from the Middle East, but because of the travel ban, very few have been resettled in Poughkeepsie. Further north, however, there are families who need help, and Vassar Refugee Solidarity is rising to the challenge.
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/
Aug. 15, 2017
Working under the auspices of Vassar’s Undergraduate Research Summer Institute, George Whiteside ’18 and Dylan Horowitz ‘19 adapted an impulsivity test so that it can be administered not only on smart phones but also on smart watches and voice-activated virtual assistant devices such as Google Assistant.