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

As a young girl in her native Hong Kong, Sau Lan Wu dreamed of being a painter. Then she read about Marie Curie's life and was inspired to become a physicist. Now an internationally acclaimed scientist, Dr. Wu will return to her alma mater 51 years after graduating to deliver the address at the 150th Vassar College Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The program begins at the Outdoor Amphitheater at 10:00am.


Annual symposium for Undergraduate Research Summer Institute to include address by Cal-Berkeley computer scientist Christos Papadimitriou, on September 25, 2013

The annual URSI symposium will be September 25 from 3:00-6:45pm in the Villard Room, beginning with oral presentations by five of this summer’s student researchers. At 4:15 computer scientist and keynoter Christos H. Papadimitriou will discuss “Computational Insights and the Theory of Evolution”, immediately followed by a gallery of student poster presentations on the all of the 2013 URSI projects.

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