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In this detail of the Library’s Great Window, the audience attends closely as Lady Cornaro explains Aristotle in Latin. In 1678, she was the first woman to be awarded a doctorate. Learn more. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
Hand, Voice & Vision is a Women’s Studio Workshop exhibit on display in the library this month. See a video about WSW. Photo: Baynard Bailey
Did you miss seeing the Sukkah project on campus last fall? There’s a video about it.
The Thompson Library lobby seen through the gothic tracery of a stairwell. The Thompson is considered one the most beautiful college libraries in the world. Learn more about the library. Photo: Ryan Muir ’06
The College Center on Tasty Tuesday, when local food purveyors offer up Indian, Jamaican, Greek, BBQ, farm produce, and more. See a time-lapse video of this day’s popularity. Photo: Nancy Crampton ’56
An interdisciplinary course on the U.S.-Mexico border includes a class trip to the Arizona-Sonora region, where they are right now. Take a look at their class blog.
In 1951, Wonder Woman comic included a special feature about a distinguished Vassar alum, Ellen Swallow Richards, class of 1870. Read the whole story. Wonder Woman is ™ and © DC Comics. Used with Permission.
This portrait of the 1915 basketball team is on display in the Basketball Hall of Fame in Massachusetts. Basketball remains big at Vassar. Get an update on this season’s activities.
Linda Nochlin, Class of 1951, teaching an art history class in 1959. Nochlin received the Alumnae/i Distinguished Achievement Award this year. Find out more.
“Mapping Gothic France,” a project directed by Assistant Professor of Art Andrew Tallon, is the subject of an interactive exhibition in the Art Center. Learn more. Photograph: Andrew Tallon
Mary McCarthy ’33, in a 1985 photograph. Special Collections is marking the centenary of this alum who is renowned for her 1963 novel about Vassar titled The Group.
Spring arrived very early this year, making it a great time to visit campus. Find out about tour schedules. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
Tranquility, by Adrien Seide. During All Families Weekend, the Vassar Haiti Project is holding its 11th annual art auction and sale. Check this weekend’s schedule for other activities.
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Starting in 2011, Vassar’s 150th anniversary, the college’s homepages have been available for browsing in this archive. Each image is captioned, and the caption links to related information. Enjoy!