science

New org bridges gap between sciences and humanities

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Jay Kim A scientific revolution has begun at Vas­sar this semester, led by a new pre-org called Modern Science. “We have had a great response,” Jay Kim ‘17,…

Bridge building seeks to unify sciences

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

Photo by Joshua Sherman Vassar has been committed to science as a part of the liberal arts education since it hired its first professor in 1865, the renowned astronomer Maria…

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…

New enzyme promotes transfusions

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

Unfortunately, blood transfusions are commonly utilized in the United States. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, resulting in ~30 million blood components being transfused in…

Rhetoric on campus issues remains weak without context

By ROBERT RONAN – 6 years ago

The truth, unfortunately, is more complicated than Byrnes implies. And that truth is that Vassar as an institution isn’t responsible for the arts and sciences divide: Vassar’s humanities students are.…