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Two groups of creatures on the Konza Prairie in Kansas, where Environmental Studies visited on a Spring Break field trip. See more photos from the trip. Photo: Jacob Gorski ’15
Tahrir Square during the Egyptian uprising. Read a Vassar Quarterly article by Tarik Ahmed Elseewi, who recently taught a course on “The Middle East in Cinema and Media.” AP Photo-Ben Curtis
Vassar owns seven pipe organs, including this Paul Fritts model. Learn more about our pipe organs. Photo: John Abbott
During Spring Break, an interdisciplinary course on Cuba traveled to experience the real thing. See more photos taken during the trip. Photo: Jessica Ditmore ’14
Kelly Shortridge ’12 has been taking boxing since she was a sophomore. Read a VQ article about boxing and fitness at Vassar.
Detail of Spring by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, on display in the Art Center’s regular collection. Visit at 2:00pm for the daily docent tour.
Vassar College Choir at the Hotel de Talleyrand in Paris. Three of Vassar’s choirs traveled to Europe to perform this spring. Read an article about the trip. Photo: Hermine Cleret
A view of the original chapel, located in Main Building when the college opened in 1865. A fire severely damaged this part of Main in 1918. Learn more about that historic event.
Entropia (review), by Julie Mehretu, is part of the Art Center exhibition, Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu. Learn more about the show.
Flaming Lips, 2010, by Juliana Halpert ’12. This photo was part of a Palmer Gallery exhibition last fall, titled “Through the Student Lens.” See more of the photos from the show.
The angels in the Chapel’s hammerbeam ceiling have witnessed convocation ceremonies since they were formally initiated in 1914. Today’s speaker is Professor of Political Science, Stephen Rock. Photo: Francis Smith ’87
A sculpture atop Taylor Hall by Rachel Lenihan ’13 reminds us to look up now and then. Learn more about the Studio Art program. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
It’s Founders Day weekend, the annual celebration of Matthew Vassar’s birthday. Check out how they did it in the 30s. Photo: Buck Lewis
The 1920 class tree, located on the north end of campus. Vassar’s class trees started in 1868 with the planting of a swamp white oak. Learn more about this tradition. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
Elizabeth “Betty” Daniels ’41, seen here in 1961, is celebrating 65 years of a Vassar career as teacher, administrator, and college historian. Learn more about this distinguished alumna.
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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!