This is Vassar: The newsletter for Vassar College Alumnae/i and Families

In the Media

The Cumberland Times-News wrote about Mary Louise B. Young ’41 and her 70th Vassar reunion.

Rocking the Boat, a Bronx-based non-profit founded by Adam Green ’95 (pictured), was the subject of a story in the New York Times.

Independent Publisher noted that A Place for Delta, illustrated by Richard Walker ’89, won gold in the prestigious "IPPY" awards.

The New York Times reviewed Measure for Measure, featuring Lorenzo Pisoni ’97.

In the wake of New York’s historic same sex marriage legislation, the New York Daily News interviewed Alex Schlesinger ’14, among others.

Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow ’85 (pictured) talked with More magazine (and graced the cover).

Westfair Business Publications interviewed Benjamin Krevolin ’89 (now associate director of leadership gifts at the college) about the impact of arts on the Hudson Valley economy.

The Philadelphia Inquirer talked with Lindsey Shapiro ’06 about using the Internet as a resource for managing her farm.

The Wall Street Journal wrote about Jeffrey Goldstein ’77 and his departure from the U.S. Treasury.

President Hill chatted with the Kingston Daily Freeman about Vassar’s 150th anniversary.

The Nassau Guardian wrote about Erica James ’92, founder of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

David Bradley

Westfair Online wrote about physics professor David Bradley (pictured), recipient of a major $410,000 National Science Foundation grant.

The New York Times covered FLLAC’s “A Taste for the Modern” exhibit.

Art Daily noted that Nancy Harrison ’74, co-chair of the Friends Council of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, was named president of the Appraiser’s Association of America.

MediaBistro reported that Elizabeth Cole ’90 was named executive producer of Dateline NBC.

ESPN spoke to actress Alicia Goranson ’96 about being a sports fan.

Bret Ingerman, Vassar’s vice president for Computing and Information Services, talked with the Times Herald-Record about what types of technology students are bringing to college.

Bernadine Healy

The New York Times, Forbes, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times paid tribute to the late Bernadine Healy ’65 (pictured), first woman to head the National Institutes of Health and former president of the American Red Cross.

Forbes ranked Vassar #24 on its list of America’s Top Colleges.

Gabriel Hainer Evansohn ’05, Teddy Bergman ’05, and Stephen Squibb ’05 were featured in a New York Times story about their Woodshed Collective theater company.

The Street named Vassar one of “the best colleges for financial aid.” The Princeton Review agreed.

Compiled by Peter Bronski

Green photo © Vassar College. Bradley photo © Vassar College / Buck Lewis. Healy photo © Vassar College / Danuta Otfinowski.

September 2011

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