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A Day at Vassar

Watch a video from last year's 2011 A Day at Vassar event.

For the second year, the college opens its doors—and its campus—to friends and neighbors in the Hudson Valley (not to mention alumnae/i, faculty members, staff, and other members of the Vassar community) for A Day at Vassar.

The free day-long event takes place on Saturday, October 13. The schedule includes three periods of lectures (two before lunch and one in the afternoon) by distinguished members of Vassar’s faculty. Nearly 40 lectures spanning the arts, humanities, and sciences will be offered, ranging from “Beethoven Today” to “A Brief History of the English Language” to “Viruses and Vaccines: Their Inner Workings and Vaccine Controversies” to “The 2012 Election and the Future of American Foreign Policy.”

A Day at Vassar also includes exhibition viewings at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Thompson Library, the Palmer Gallery, and Ely Hall’s Warthin Museum, as well as campus tours and a Music Department concert.

A Hudson Valley-inspired lunch will be available to registrants for $10 per person.

For a schedule, course descriptions, and to register (required in advance), visit http://www.vassar.edu/day. The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 9. On October 13, registrants should check in at Main Building’s Villard Room. Questions? Contact programs@vassar.edu.