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Out of Dust, Nascent Planets

Vassar Assistant Professor Colette Salyk is part of a team of astronomers that has gathered new evidence about how planets roughly the size of Earth and Neptune are forming in other parts of the galaxy. The discovery sheds light on how our own solar system was formed.

In the Media

  • Zachariah Mampilly (pictured), Professor of Political Science, cowrote a Washington Post op-ed about the Sudan protests of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. He was also quoted in a Charleston Chronicle story about Sudanese opposition to al-Bashir.

    Dr. Valerie Rusch ’71, one of the first female thoracic surgeons, performed a lobectomy on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as noted in several media outlets, including Fox News.

    Cinematographer, director, and director of photography John Inwood ’81, who has worked on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, American Woman, and Scrubs, talked with Mandy News about his most recent show, Murphy Brown.

    Karenderya, the restaurant co-owned by Cheryl Baun ’96, was included in Esquire’s list of the 20 best new restaurants in the United States.

    The Vassar Girl, Alumnae Pub Mural, was included in a My Modern Met article about a photo exhibition at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery inspired by Simone de Beauvoir’s 1947 trip across America.