Jan. 19, 2021
Students in Professor of Geography Mary Ann Cunningham’s introductory Environmental Studies class used government and industry databases to compute annual carbon emissions in five local municipalities.
Jan. 14, 2021
Fifteen Vassar students took part in a collaborative teaching program that matched the students with teachers, most of them Vassar alumnae/i, at public schools throughout the country.
Oct. 21, 2020
President Bradley and a panel of guests discussed the lessons colleges and universities have learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and the pandemic’s implications for the future of higher education globally.
Oct. 9, 2020
More than 75 student volunteers planted 500 trees on a piece of land in Vassar’s Ecological Preserve that had once been used as a dump site.
The College’s first-ever virtual Families Weekend featured campus tours, panel discussions, and even fire juggling!
Oct. 7, 2020
A thought-provoking collection of short talks by Vassar faculty on a variety of intriguing topics is now available on demand through the Vassar Classroom Revisited.
Aug. 31, 2020
As a Ford Scholar, self-proclaimed “baseball nut” Alex Eisert spent the summer immersing himself in the world of minor league baseball.
Jul. 31, 2020
More than 30 Poughkeepsie High School students took part in Exploring College and Getting Ready for High School, two programs run by the Vassar College Urban Education Initiative to help prepare community youth for their next academic challenges.
Jul. 16, 2020
International students will no longer be forced to leave the country if they must take online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul. 13, 2020
Vassar is supporting a lawsuit that seeks to block ICE from expelling from the United States international students who must take online classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul. 1, 2020
Vassar has developed a plan that will enable students to return to the campus for the fall semester, President Elizabeth Bradley announced.
Jun. 25, 2020
Thanks to a donation from Vassar Trustee Debra Fagel Treyz ’74 and her husband, Jim, scholars from all over the world can now easily gain access to information about Vassar’s Archives and Special Collections.
Jun. 2, 2020
Math students unveil some highly inventive independent research projects over Zoom.
May. 20, 2020
President Elizabeth Bradley has announced the formation of a committee that will develop protocols and procedures for the campus when classes resume in the fall.
May. 15, 2020
Vassar students and faculty overcame numerous challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the college to transition to distance learning.
May. 7, 2020
May. 4, 2020
Mendel Jimenez ’20, Sarah Rivers ’20, and Samuel O’Keefe ’20 have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships for the coming academic year.
Mar. 20, 2020
The crisis surrounding COVID-19 has disrupted many lives—especially the lives of our students. But it’s not the first time the campus community has been called to make adjustments in a time of crisis. Find out how the college—and a very special class—adjusted to the realities of WWII.
Mar. 16, 2020
As the COVID-19 virus continued to change lives worldwide, Vassar’s Senior Officers were working with students, faculty, and administrators to prepare for the myriad changes triggered by the pandemic.
Mar. 2, 2020
Vera Rubin ’48 will be honored for her achievements in astronomy – including her groundbreaking studies of dark matter – by having a major observatory named after her.