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Emma Iadanza receives the Beinecke Scholarship

Awarded to Emma Iadanza the program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Art Teacher Seeks Open Horizons and Collaboration in China

Will Wheeler ’14, an art teacher and artist, will travel to Asia, where he will work with artists and scientists as a Luce Scholar. Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, the Luce Scholars Program pays all expenses for selected college graduates’ 14-month stay in Asia.

Vassar Named Top Fulbright Producer–Again

Vassar College has been named a Top Producing Institution for Fulbright Fellowships for 2019-20, the U.S. State Department announced. Seven Vassar graduates were awarded Fulbright Fellowships for the current academic year and are currently studying or conducting research overseas.

Dear Watson, Where Are You Now?

The Thomas J. Watson Foundation fellowship, which offers “college graduates of unusual promise the freedom to engage in a year of independent study and travel abroad following their graduation,” turns 50 this year. We check in with a few recipients to ask how the Watson experience affected their lives.

Maggie O’Haire ’08: The Human-Animal Connection

Maggie O’Haire ’08 has studied the interactions between humans and animals since her days at Vassar. As an assistant professor of human-animal interaction at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, O’Haire researches the benefits of animals for autistic children, soldiers, students, and others.