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URSI explores scientific summer research

By SARAH DOLAN – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar Admissions. While most students look forward to getting off campus during the summer, some students get the opportunity to stay at Vassar and participate in the Undergraduate…

Internet, a new frontier for research funding

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 6 years ago

Assistant Professor of Biology David Esteban’s new project is two experiments in one. His scientific goal is to study the role of viruses in the soil, but he is also…

Jewish scholar re-examines Holocaust survivor videos

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University Jeffrey Shandler delivered the annual Dr. Maurice Sitomer Lecture, entitled “Seeing As Believing: Watching Videotaped Interviews with…

Summer research culminates in annual URSI symposium

By ALEX TRUNNELL – 7 years ago

For almost 30 years, Vassar has been giving students in the sciences an incredible summer job opportunity: the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute. Known as URSI, the program was founded in…

Fulbright awarded to five Vassar students

By JUSTINE WOODS – 7 years ago

This past Monday, Vassar announced the five Fulbright Fellowship recipients for studying abroad during the 2015-2016 period. Ian Edwards ’14, Carrie Perkins ’14 and Victoria Qiu ’14 will be teaching…

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…