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Main hosts Beethoven’s moving melodies

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

On July 22, Vassar’s Thomas Sauer will showcase his musicianship in the Villard Room. The performance will include pieces by Beethoven, Schumann, Darius Milhaud and Thomas Adès. / Jacob Gorski…

Course evaluations may change

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

The last day of classes tends to mean two things to students: food from the professor and Course Evaluation Questionnaires, or CEQs. These evaluation forms have been used for a…

Johnson retires after 41 years

By GABBY MILLER – 7 years ago

Asked what single piece of advice she would like to pass on to past and present Vassar students, anthropology professor Lucy Johnson gave the following pair of words: serendipity and…

Bio prof has bird’s eye view

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 7 years ago

In only her first year at Vassar, Assistant Professor of Biology Megan Gall is researching local songbirds in the emerging field of sensory ecology, which studies how an organism senses…

Social media a glimpse into professors’ lives

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

Before the creation of sites like Facebook and Twitter, a professor’s life outside of the classroom remained a mystery for students. Interactions between students and faculty were limited to face-to-face…

Professor Mann an expert in music history, theory

By JACK OWEN – 8 years ago

Associate Professor of Music Brian Mann has been continuously teaching in the Music Department at Vassar since 1987, when he replaced a professor who was on sabbatical leave. And in…