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
When the COVID-19 crisis shut down most activities on campus, many in the Vassar community mobilized to help others cope with the impact of the pandemic.
May. 27, 2020
During the second half of the spring semester, Vassar’s Engaged Pluralism Initiative (EPI) launched three projects that are making life a little brighter for students and staff on campus.
May. 24, 2020
Vassar alumnus and trustee Jason Blum ’91 has become one of the most successful moviemakers in the world by scaring his audiences. His message to Vassar’s Class of 2020: Don’t be scared.
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. 18, 2020
A photography project launched by Miscellany News photo editor Yvette Hu ’22 well before the COVID-19 outbreak reached the campus has proven to be an especially welcome addition to the Vassar community in the wake of the changes the pandemic has brought.
Apr. 28, 2020
Two anonymous alumnae surprised students and staff on the campus with a big batch of pastries.
Apr. 22, 2020
Vassar’s Office of Human Resources won’t be able to host a luncheon this year for the 183 employees who reached service milestones this year, but President Elizabeth Bradley sends them all a big “thank you.”
Apr. 20, 2020
A Vassar student and two members of the faculty will tell their personal stories about climate change at a virtual, publicly accessible event on April 28.
Apr. 8, 2020
Vassar is celebrating Earth Month remotely this year, but there are plenty of activities available to everyone as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.
Apr. 3, 2020
Some members of the Vassar community more than 7,000 miles from the campus have united to help the college—and the community—combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The doors of Vassar’s Wimpfheimer Nursery School may be shut due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but Director Julie Riess and her staff have found plenty of creative ways to keep the learning going.
Apr. 2, 2020
Vassar College has modified its admissions policy, waiving a requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores, President Elizabeth H. Bradley announced.
Vassar’s new online networking platform is facilitating connections and group discussions during the COVID-19 crisis.
Mar. 31, 2020
To better serve the Vassar community, during the COVID-19 crisis, The Miscellany News has made some changes to the publication, including an interactive newsletter.
Mar. 24, 2020
As Vassar transitions to virtual learning, the college remains committed to providing students with the services they need.
Feb. 25, 2020
Professor of Physics Cindy Schwarz and Assistant Professor of Physics Juan Merlo-Ramirez are working on various initiatives, including writing children’s books in English and Spanish, to inspire Latinx children to learn about science.
In his new role as Senior Associate Dean of the College for Professional Development, Pittman is using these decades of experience to help staff and administrators find ways to better relate to Vassar students and to their coworkers.
Feb. 20, 2020
Vassar College has announced an agreement with its energy provider to purchase electricity generated solely by renewable sources.
Feb. 14, 2020
The third annual Brewers Fund Challenge, Brew3D, begins at 9:00 am February 27, with some new twists that include a three-division system for team competition and prizes for the most creative team videos.