Jun. 25, 2020
Vassar College Assistant Professor of Astronomy Colette Salyk recently joined a team of scientists at the Space Telescope Science Institute to analyze a flapping, “bat-like shadow” of a fledgling star’s planet-forming disk that had been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
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.
Jun. 2, 2020
Math students unveil some highly inventive independent research projects over Zoom.
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. 15, 2020
Vassar students and faculty overcame numerous challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the college to transition to distance learning.
May. 1, 2020
As we wait out COVID-19, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the creative work of our very talented students, faculty, and alumnae/i.
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.
Mar. 18, 2020
In celebration of Black History Month, five Vassar professors discuss some of the individuals who made an impact on them.
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.
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.
Feb. 21, 2020
Emmy Award-winning musician, author and philanthropist Peter Buffett and cellist Michael Kott will host an interactive performance, titled “A Concert and Conversation,” March 3 in the Villard Room.
Feb. 10, 2020
Vassar College has been named a Top Producing Institution for Fulbright Fellowships for 2019-20, the U.S. State Department announced. Seven Vassar graduates were awarded Fulbright Fellowships for the current academic year and are currently studying or conducting research overseas.
Jan. 3, 2020
Sarah Kozloff, Professor of Film on the William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair, spent the first 57 years of her life not considering herself creative and not writing novels. Less than seven years later, she’s written four of them.
Dec. 9, 2019
Nearly 150 students, administrators, faculty, staff and alumnae/i submitted photographs from all over the globe for Vassar’s 15th annual International Photo Contest.