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Last spring students traveled to the U.S.-Mexican border as part of a course exploring the socio-political issues of the boundary. Read how they describe this powerful experience.
Photo: Sophia Achorn-Rubenstein ’13
Professor John Long uses electronic tadpoles and other artificial marine vertebrates to study evolution. Read an excerpt from his new book.
Photo: John Rizzo
Suspended, by Werner Pfeiffer. The exhibition Reexamining Books: Book Objects and Artist’s Books by Werner Pfeiffer can be seen in the Library and the Art Center through Dec. 15. See videos about the work.
Professor Fred Chromey with a century-old blink comparator, one of only two known still to exist. Learn more about the VC Artifacts Project and the history of science at Vassar.
Fall Convocation in 1914. Today’s Convocation is at 3:30pm; the faculty speaker is Professor John Long on “Chasing Our Tale: Remembrance of (Evolutionary) Things Past.”
A rendering of the planned new science building, which will include reclamation of the surrounding wetlands. Read more about this campus-changing initiative.
Doug Silin ’96 works to bring awareness of the plight of 26 million people who have been kidnapped into slavery. Read about this alum’s efforts to make a serious difference.Photo: Andy Jones
Aligned with Alexa, by Alexa Meade ’09. Meade turns people into paintings by applying paint directly to their bodies. See more of her work. Photo: Alexa Meade ’09
Stacked Logs in Weyerhaeuser, in the exhibition Sawdust Mountain, large-scale photographs by Eirik Johnson, through Dec. 9. Learn more about this striking documentation of Pacific Northwest industries.
A night view of the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. Check out this fall’s Drama Dept. production schedule.
Photo: Evan Abramson ’00
Don’t miss the Arlington Farmers’ Market every Thursday through Oct. 25. Get details.
© The Miscellany News / Emily Kloppenburg ’11
Lisa Kudrow ’85 interviews Prof. Abby Baird ’91 about how the teenage brain works. See the video.
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