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Acclaimed physicist and Vassar alumna Sau Lan Wu will deliver the address at the 150th Vassar College Commencement exercises, on Sunday, May 25, 2014.

Acclaimed physicist and Vassar alumna Sau Lan Wu will deliver the address at the 150th Vassar College Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The commencement program will begin at the campus Outdoor Amphitheater at 10:00am. A crowning achievement in Dr. Wu’s illustrious career was her integral role in the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, popularly known as the “God particle,”

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Education diversity expert Sonia Nieto to address “Becoming Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Teachers: What Does it Take?” May 1, 2014

Nieto will highlight the efforts of classroom teachers who demonstrate how they create powerful learning environments for their students of diverse backgrounds through critically responsive and socially just teaching practices. The talk will be based on her new book, Finding Joy in Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds: Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Practices in U.S. Classrooms.

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New independent Vassar College store and BurgerFi restaurant to move into former Juliet Theater property in the Arlington neighborhood

The store will open late this summer in the former Juliet Theater space across from the campus at the corner of Raymond and Collegeview avenues. It will succeed the current Vassar Bookstore which the college has jointly operated for many years with the Barnes & Noble company. Adjacent to the Vassar store a BurgerFi restaurant will also open in a portion of the Juliet space.

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Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial, an exhibition that explores artistic responses to light over four centuries on view April 11-June 29, 2014

Lighted candles, electric lamps, a full moon, starlight, and the brilliant rays of the sun attract the eye with their magnetism. Artists throughout the centuries have used these attention-getters as pictorial devices and potent metaphors. A new exhibition, curated by the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, explores artistic responses to light.

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Update: NWS has canceled the tornado watch for Dutchess County (9/18, 8:20pm).

Update (8:20pm): The National Weather Service has canceled the tornado watch for tonight in Dutchess County. A severe thunderstorm warning is still in effect. Please be advised that the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Dutchess County that is in effect until 11:00pm this evening, September 18, 2012. In case of severe weather, seek shelter immediately and remain there until the storm subsides.

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