American Academy of Arts & Sciences Inducts Alumna and Professor
Congratulations to two of the newest inductees to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences—Sherrilyn Ifill ’84, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Professor of Astronomy Debra Elmegreen.
In the Media
Tahirih Motazedian (pictured), Assistant Professor of Music, was the subject of a Tufts Daily story.
The original pilot, Make America, written by Kelly Edwards ‘85, WarnerMedia Entertainment's SVP of Talent Development, was selected for the 2019 Sundance Institute Episodic Lab, as noted by BroadwayWorld.com.
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center exhibition, Shape of Light, was the subject of a Poughkeepsie Journal story.
Allison “Alli” Joseph ’94, founder of the film company Seventh Generation Stories, is the producer of the PBS Independent Lens documentary Conscience Point, which will air on PBS in November.
Author Daphne Kalotay ‘92 was the subject of a WBUR story, which included mention of her recent novel, Blue Hours.
The new book, What Miss Mitchell Saw, celebrates the work and life of pioneering astronomer and Vassar’s first professor, Maria Mitchell, as noted by Colossal.