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Wednesday Jul 30 | BellaOnline

Maria Mitchell - in Her Own Words

We're rarely privileged to spend time in the company of someone who makes history.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Massachusetts, Libraries, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Kyra Sedgwick & More in Powerhouse's the Danish Widow

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College , this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, is currently featuring Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick in Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley 's new play The Danish Widow, which continues through July 27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Doubt

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

New Transylvania president plans to listen, make changes slowly at a campus in need of healing

Earlier this year, Seamus Carey received two job offers to become a college president, one from Transylvania University and one from a school closer to his home in New York.


Related Topix: Transylvania University, Fordham University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Manhattan College, Sacred Heart University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Burroughs and Roosevelta s conservation connection topic of Brinkley talk

Historian and commentator Douglas Brinkley presents "John Burroughs, Theodore Roosevelt and the American Conservation Movement" at 7 p.m. July 15 at Vassar College, Taylor Hall 203 off Raymond Avenue.


Related Topix: West Park, NY, Rice University

Mon Jul 14, 2014

University Business

Colleges to talk about services for veterans

The first meeting of the newly formed Veterans Committee of the Hudson Valley Consortium for Higher Education will take place this month on the SUNY New Paltz campus.


Related Topix: SUNY College at New Paltz, Marist College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Vassar Receives Tree Campus USA Designation

Vassar College's beautiful 1,000-acre campus, which is home to more than 1,500 trees, has received Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

'Dead and Breathing' among offerings at 2014 CATF

Making its world premiere as the Contemporary American Theater Festival kicks off Friday at Shepherd University, "Dead and Breathing" opened to a well-attended pay-what-you-can preview Sunday evening.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Shepherd University, Transgender, New York University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Tony-Winning Broadway Talent Flock to Dance Musical In Your Arms, Beginning Tonight

In Your Arms , the new large-scale dance ensemble musical that features music by Stephen Flaherty and vignettes by Marsha Norman , Terrence McNally , Douglas Carter Beane and more, premieres July 5 at the New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Theatre.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox Business Host: Jobs Report Might Be "Too Good"

Fox Business host Charles Payne tried to put a negative spin on the news that the unemployment rate fell in June, tweeting that it might be "too good for the stock market."