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Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre performs selected works as part of Modfest 2012, which is ending Feb. 4. See the schedule.
B 11226, fifty years of silence: Eugene Kellner’s story, by Tana Kellner, part of a Special Collections retrospective of artists’ books created at Women’s Studio Workshop. See more about the exhibit.
Physics professors David Bradley, Jennifer Magnes, Brian Daly, and Cindy Schwarz all receive National Science Foundation funding for their research. Learn more about the high percentage of funding Vassar’s science faculty receives.
The Night Owls are Vassar’s all-female jazz a cappella group, one of the oldest in the country. Learn more about them.
Running in the snow – good training, and maybe this is the weekend we’ll finally get some snow. Meanwhile, see how Women’s Cross Country did last fall.
In 1969, Vassar’s first Black Studies program was housed in Poughkeepsie at the Urban Center for Black Studies. Learn more about the history of this program, now called Africana Studies.
Meryl Streep ’71, in the title role of Strindberg’s “Miss Julie” in 1969. Last month, Streep received her 17th Academy Award nomination. See a video about how she came to play Miss Julie at Vassar.
Students gather around a telescope with Prof. Fred Chromey in the Class of 1951 Observatory. Read more about the observatory and its program of open nights.
In 1960, in sympathy with civil rights protests in the South, 100 Vassar students picketed Woolworth’s in Poughkeepsie. Learn more…
Today is All College Day 2012, and the theme is “Engaging Campus Tensions.” Take a look at the schedule, and join in!
Vassar Repertory Dance Theater performs Larry Keigwin’s “Caffeinated.” VRDT will perform his new work “Take Off” at the Bardavon Gala, Feb. 25 & 26. See a new video about VRDT.
The Priscilla Bullitt Collins ’42 Trail in Vassar’s Native Plant Preserve. Learn more about this preserve. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
Govard Bidloo, author of the Library's millionth volume, Anatomia humani corporis. Published in 1685, it contains 105 plates of naturalistic drawings. See a video about this remarkable book.
Fourth from right in this Glee Club portrait is Anita Hemmings, class of 1897, Vassar’s first African-American graduate, although she had to pass as white to get in. Read the story in a 2001 Vassar Quarterly.
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