Making Adjustments in Times of Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first time the campus community has faced disruptions during a global crisis. Find out how the college—and a very special class—adjusted to the realities of WWII. Photo: Courtesy of Vassar Special Collections and Archives
In the Media
Carlos Espina ’20 (pictured), who runs Futbol Para El Futuro (free soccer camps for children), spent time buying board games to give to children impacted by COVID-19, as noted by KBTX-TV3.
President Elizabeth Bradley was quoted in a Politico story about how the coronavirus will permanently change the world.
Artist Mira Lehr ’56 and her exhibition, High Water Mark, were the subjects of a New York Times story.
Abigail Baird ’91, Professor of Psychological Science on the Arnhold Family Chair, wrote a Scientific American story about the fear of social rejection of teenagers and how it impacts their musical choices.
Shoshanah Bewlay ’92, Executive Director of the state Committee on Open Government, was interviewed by the Democrat & Chronicle about her work and that of her office.
Journalist Regina Holmes ’85 wrote a Maryland Reporter story about the Maryland state government giving taxpayers a break in response to the coronavirus.
WKVR was included in a Pitchfork story about how college radio stations are responding to campus closures.
John Long, Professor of Biology and Cognitive Science on the John Guy Vassar Chair and Cognitive Science Department Chair, was quoted in a Great Course Daily story.
Dip Patel ’14 was named General Manager of SWVL in Kenya, as noted by Africa Business Communities.
Dr. Mary Ann Malloy ’63, internal medicine physician at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and WMAQ-Ch. 5’s medical correspondent, was remembered by the Chicago Tribune.
Elizabeth Perkins ’23 wrote a BroadwayWorld.com column about her experiences as a drama student at a small liberal arts college.
Jason Blum ’91, Founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions will produce a modern film featuring Dracula, as announced by the Daily News.