2017 Summer program installation featured in the Miscellany News!

If you didn’t get a chance to stop by the Palmer Gallery last week, check out this article in the Miscellany News about Remix: Interdisciplinary Exploration by the 2017 Summer Multi-Arts Collectives, written by Matt Stein ’19!   Here are some additional photos, courtesy of Courtney Starrett: Tweet

Artists in Residence: Courtney Starrett and Susan Reiser

Courtney Starrett and Susan Reiser are CAAD’s two artists in residence for the summer 2017 season. They are working together on a collaborative installation involving light structures, drawing inspiration from different buildings on Vassar’s campus. Starrett and Reiser have worked together before on interdisciplinary art projects. They met at a series of creative computing workshops, Read more about Artists in Residence: Courtney Starrett and Susan Reiser[…]

New Exhibit on Eels in the Geology Museum

Today, April 26th at 3 p.m. in the Geology Museum, Bella Dalton-Fenkl ’20 will discuss a ‘comic’ project she worked on with Professor Mary Ann Cunningham in the Earth Science & Geography department, focusing on the natural history of the American eel. Join us for this fascinating talk on eels! Tweet

Busy Weekend on Campus! Check out these exciting events.

The school year may be coming to a close, but on-campus programming is only ramping up. Please read below to learn more about all the exciting events taking place this weekend in theater, comedy, dance, film, and music! TONIGHT Helltrap Nightmare: A Comedy Show– 9pm, Taylor 203 Comedy Normative is ecstatic to bring Sarah Squirm and Read more about Busy Weekend on Campus! Check out these exciting events.[…]

Vassar Red Sand Project Featured in the Poughkeepsie Journal

The Vassar Red Sand Project will be installing an interactive exhibition in the Collaboratory tomorrow and Saturday, April 14-15. The trailer will contain various displays including statistics, causes, warning signs, effects, personal stories, photographs, and information about what you can do to help. This weekend, the exhibition will be open 10am-5pm each day, and will remain open Read more about Vassar Red Sand Project Featured in the Poughkeepsie Journal[…]

“You’re the Expert” Vassar Episode Now Online!

Didn’t make it to the live recording of “You’re the Expert” with Chris Duffy? Attended the event and want to relive the hilarious, intriguing, and informative show all over again? Now you can! This week, Duffy published the episode recorded on Vassar’s Campus, featuring Professor Nancy Pokrywka, this week on the You’re the Expert website. The Read more about “You’re the Expert” Vassar Episode Now Online![…]


Vassar’s campus will be filled with exciting and important events this week, many of which are supported by CAAD. From food symposiums to Collaboratory projects to open mic nights, this week is sure to keep your schedule busy, your mind open and engaged, and, perhaps, your stomachs full. COLLABORATORY Courtney Starrett Courtney Starrett, one of Read more about THIS (BUSY) WEEK IN CAAD (AND BEYOND!)[…]

Food Symposium Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal!

April 7-8, Vassar will host its first-ever Food Symposium with support from CAAD,  the Department of French and Francophone Studies, the Environmental Studies Program, Asprey CCAS Student Research Enhancement, Science and Technology Studies, The Departments of Philosophy, Chemistry, and Biology, the Grillo Fund, and the Office of the Dean of Faculty. Alumnae House will be hosting Read more about Food Symposium Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal![…]