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Vassar Summer Institute Examines Racial Justice

Academicians, philanthropists, and community activists took part in the two-day virtual conference. Photos: Courtesy of the Vassar Summer Institute for the Liberal Arts

In the Media

  • Vassar College was mentioned in Wall Street Journal, cnet, Inside Higher Ed, Tech Crunch, and Yahoo! Finance stories about Facebook’s new online space for college students, Facebook Campus. President Elizabeth Bradley talked with WCNY about the College’s Island Model, in dealing with COVID-19.

    Tim Koechlin (Pictured), Director of International Studies, wrote a Common Dreams article about his experience with remote teaching during the pandemic.

    Emmy-nominated composer Amanda Jones ’10 talked to NPR about her career and switching majors from chemistry to music composition.

    Leonard Steinhorn ’77, Professor of Communication and Affiliate Professor of History at American University, wrote a Washington Post op-ed, comparing the Trump and Nixon tapes.

    A study that looked at ancient natural carbon emissions during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum versus modern human-caused carbon emissions, led by Laura Haynes, Assistant Professor of Earth Science, was the subject of Irish Examiner, Daily Mail, and State of the Planet stories.

    Abigail Coplin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Science, Technology, and Society, was quoted in a Nature story about the military’s growing role in medical research in China.

    Retired chief federal judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange ’74 was the subject of an Oklahoman story.

    Jhujhar Sarna ’22 was interviewed by alum Jacqui Cooper ’78 on her podcast, “JCooperTravels” about the mingling of science, engineering, and travel.

    The Vassar Haiti Project annual art sale and auction was the subject of a Hudson Valley One story.