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In the Media

  • A photo-documentary project by Óscar Gil-García ’99 (pictured), Assistant Professor in Binghamton University’s Department of Human Development, about the struggle for legalization among stateless indigenous Mayans from Guatemala, was selected for a CENTER exhibition, Art & Oppression. The documentary, titled Guatemalan Forced Migration, was the subject of stories in the Conversation and Confluence magazine.

  • Tony Award-winning set designer Beowulf Boritt ’93 was mentioned in a Deadline.com story about the new play 20th Century Blues.

  • A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal, by author Jen Waite ’06 (pictured), was the subject of stories from several media outlets, including the New York Times, the New York Post, Time’s Motto, Today, Vice’s Broadly, ChumpLady.com, and Scary Mommy.

  • Vassar’s first professor, astronomer Maria Mitchell, was mentioned in Atlantic , Weekly Villager, and FiveThirtyEight stories about the total solar eclipse of 1878 and a HuffPost story about women who have played a key role in observing solar eclipses. Mitchell and Debra Elmegreen, Professor of Astronomy on the Maria Mitchell Chair and Department Chair, were the subjects of a Chronicle of Higher Education story.

  • Lydia Sisson ’06, Founding Co-Director of Mill City Grows, was named to Massachusetts's Cannabis Advisory Board, as noted by WCVB.