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Art Rodriguez named the new Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

After a national search Vassar has named Art Rodriguez to be the college's new Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. Rodriguez is currently the Senior Associate Dean and Director of Admissions at Pomona College (Claremont, CA), and he will begin his new position on September 1. More...

Historian to discuss friendship between Theodore Roosevelt and writer John Burroughs that shaped the emerging U.S. conservation movement, on July 15

Historian Douglas Brinkley will discuss "John Burroughs, Theodore Roosevelt, and the American Conservation Movement" on Tuesday, July 15, at 7:30 pm in Taylor Hall room 203. Burroughs had a profound impact on the emerging U.S. conservation movement both through his nature writings and his friendships with national leaders. More...

Vassar’s new viewbook wins Circle of Excellence Award

Vassar’s winning design reflected a strategic decision to connect with prospective students through emotionally engaging photographs. More...

New Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center project gallery installation looks at depiction of playing cards in art

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Vassar receives Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation

Home to more than 1,500 trees, Vassar College has received Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation. More...

Summer series of gallery talks to be held at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Two talks deal with works from the Art Center’s permanent collection while one focuses on a special summer exhibition, Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art. More...

18 Ways of Looking at a Tree exhibition on view at Vassar’s Palmer Gallery, June 26-September 4, 2014.

The Long Reach Arts artists’ collective of the Hudson Valley presents this exhibition that explores the myriad creative responses possible for a single subject. More...

Vassar College confers 625 Bachelor’s degrees in its 150th commencement ceremony, on May 25, 2014

Vassar's 150th commencement featured an address by alumna Sau Lan Wu '63. More...

New Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center exhibition showcases more than 50 works by self-taught artists

Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art brings together works by artists who operate without academic training and outside of the mainstream art world. Artists represented include James Castle, Thornton Dial, Howard Finster, and Mose Tolliver, among others. More...

Vassar launches digital version of the college’s prized collection of Albert Einstein’s papers

The Vassar College Libraries have launched the Albert Einstein Digital Collection, an online version of the college’s collection of the famed scientist’s papers. The entire collection has been digitized for open access and ease of use, an ambitious project made possible by a generous grant from Dr. Georgette Bennett. More...

Powerhouse Theater announces its play readings lineup for the 2014 season, featuring playwright David Rabe and director David Hyde Pierce

The readings festival also features Stephen Karam, Ayad Akhtar, and directors David Hyde Pierce, Sam Gold and others. More...

Powerhouse Theater adds musical and play workshops to its 2014 season, with playwright Beth Henley and director Michael Greif among the talents returning for this year’s 30th anniversary

Vassar College and New York Stage & Film have announced the four workshops—two musicals, two plays—that will be a part of the upcoming 30th Powerhouse Theater Season. More...

Vassar College and New York Stage & Film announce lineup of Mainstage productions for the 2014 Powerhouse Theater season (June 20-July 27)

The 30th season of Powerhouse Theater includes new works by Richard Greenberg, John Patrick Shanley, and an unprecedented collaboration with ten major playwrights (June 20-July 27) More...

Arlington Farmers Market now held year-round, outdoors June-October and indoors November-May

June through October the market is held on Thursdays from 3:00-7:00pm at the Vassar College Alumnae House Lawn at the intersection of Raymond and Fulton avenues. November through May the market moves indoors to the College Center section of Vassar’s Main Building, on Thursdays from 12:00-5:00pm while school is in session. More...

Three paintings tied to the Hudson River School now on rare public view at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through May 2014

The general public now has a rare opportunity to see three works by artists directly or closely associated with the Hudson River School, thanks to a loan arrangement between Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center and the Century Association of New York City. Among the artists is German-born Emanuel Leutze, best known for his iconic painting Washington Crossing the Delaware, along with Hudson River School stalwarts Asher Brown Durand and John Frederick Kensett. More...

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