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.
Feb. 7, 2019
The migration of millions of African American families from the Deep South to northern cities in the first half of the 20th century is one of the most significant, and largely untold, stories of American history. On Saturday, February 16, harpist and Adjunct Artist in Music Ashley Jackson will relate this story, through music and the spoken word, in the performance Miss Black America.
Nov. 27, 2018
Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Bernstein P’00, CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid ’77, Atlantic magazine writer Natasha Bertrand ’14, and former Washington Post editor Peter Osnos discussed the future of democracy and the Fourth Estate at an event in New York City Monday night, Nov. 26, honoring some of Vassar’s most faithful and generous donors.
Nov. 16, 2018
Six young alums were named to Forbes’s 30 Under 30 lists for 2019. Harrison Remler ’14 was selected in the Music category; Xiaoyuan “Charlene” Ren ’13 was chosen in the Social Entrepreneurs category, and Alejandro Dinsmore ’15, Matthew Griffiths ’16, Casey Hancock ’16 and Harris Gordon ’15 were recognized in the Media category.