Oct. 16, 2020
Herbaria, catalogued collections of pressed and dried plant specimens, enable scientists to learn about ecosystems. Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, the clues contained in these collections at Vassar and other nearby institutions will soon be available to researchers worldwide.
Oct. 15, 2020
Seven months after the COVID-19 pandemic changed the lives of everyone in the Vassar community, the College took a day to exhale. Classes were suspended to celebrate Community Care Day October 7 as Vassar paused to reflect on the hard work and sacrifices many had made to keep the campus safe.
Aug. 25, 2020
With the arrival of the COVID-19 virus, many older men and women who previously served as poll workers are opting out this year. Working with two national groups, Power the Polls and Campus Compact, Vassar student Gabryelle Kolk ’22 is spearheading a local effort to recruit younger workers for this year’s elections.