science

Female STEM faculty negotiates personal, professional

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

Marie Solis contributed reporting.   Historically men have dominated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, but women have started to catch up in recent years. On Nov. 8, Strong…

Arts, sciences collaboration must continue

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

There has been an ongoing drop in creative arts participation at Vassar and a nationwide increase in students choosing to major in the sciences rather than the humanities and arts.…

Science, religion hold clashing ideologies

By CHRISTOPHER DIETZ – 7 years ago

There was an article published in The New York Times the other day called “God, Darwin and My Biology Class” by David P. Barash, a Professor of Psychology and Evolutionary…

Push toward natural sciences infringes on VC liberal arts

By CHRISTOPHER BROWN – 7 years ago

This past weekend was the notorious a cappella auditions weekend throughout Vassar’s campus. Being a member of an a cappella group, I was preoccupied with preview concerts, singing, auditions and…

Ham-Nye debate shows creationist fallacy

By LILY ELBAUM – 7 years ago

Last week, a video appeared on YouTube which got a considerable amount of press. It was posted by a user named “Answers in Genesis,” and it was a debate between…

Local children see the magic of science at VC

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 8 years ago

Magic is scientifically impossible. But can science sometimes be magical? The Chemistry Department tested this hypothesis last week in a “Magic Show” where Vassar student volunteers performed fun and flashy…

Symposium honors scientific collaboration

By BETHANY TERRY – 8 years ago

In an annual symposium showcasing original research conducted by some of the Vassar student body, the spirit of scientific collaboration was celebrated this past Wednesday in the Villard room. This…