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    middle of paper ... ...iography”). As well as being a powerful beginning to opening women’s potential into science, she would later befriend Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, amongst other women rights leaders. Maria Mitchel retired from Vassar in 1888, but continued her research. Sadly though, she passed away on June 28, 1889 of a brain disease, but not before proving her women’s potential in science (“Young and Brave”). After her death, Maria Mitchell was elected to the Hall of Fame of

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    Critical Evaluation of Now We Can Begin

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    gender barriers and granted all women the freedom they so deserved. Works Cited Eastman, Crystal. “Now We Can Begin.” About.com: Women’s History. 2012. Web. 11 May 2012. Johnson, Colton. "Crystal Eastman Distinguished Alumnae." Vassar College Encyclopedia. Web. 25 April 2014 Law, Sylvia A. "Crystal Eastman: Organizer for Women's Rights, Peace, and Civil Liberties in the 1910." ValpoScholar. Web. 25 April 2014

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    would often in her spare time disassemble alarm clocks and put them back together, just for fun. Grace grew up and became a remarkable woman where she attended Vassar College and graduated in 1928 with a Bachelor's Degree in mathematics and physics. After her graduation she became one of the faculty as an associate professor at Vassar College and continued studying mathematics at Yale University (Wikipedia). During her academic, industry, and military tenure, Admiral Hopper's numerous talents were

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    Elizabeth Bishop's One Art

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    Considered by many as a poet for poets, Elizabeth Bishop was one of the most refined voices of the American poetry of the last century. She was known as one of the best female American poets of the contemporary period famous for her style patent with simplicity and precision. Her work was famous for disclosing the mysteries of her personal life by cleverly chosen representations. In her very-famous villanelle, “One Art,” Bishop’s tone seems relaxed at first impression, yet the reader can later

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    When she was young, she went to private schools. She went to Miss Mary’s School Maker, and The Graham School. When she graduated high school, she received a scholarship to Vassar University. SHe knew what she wanted to major in so her college years were very simple. At Vassar she received har Bachelors in Arts degree in Math and Science. Afterwards, she went to Yale. There she received her master's degree in MAthematics. She was very intelligent and she always knew what

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    Edna St. Vincent Millay

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    Millay was later encouraged by her mother to submit a poem called "Renascence"; Millay's poem was ranked at the top five in the contest. Millay, later entered Vassar College to pursue her talent. There, Millay concentrated her studies on literature, drama, and classic and modern languages. Sometimes she even had her poems published in the Vassar Miscellany and acted in school dramas.(Millay par. 3) After her graduation, Millay's... ... middle of paper ... ...a way of understanding life. If we

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    in 1911. She began her young life in New England, and later moved to Nova Scotia in Canada after her father died and her mother was committed. After basic education, Bishop attended Vassar College in the state of New York. Bishop met Mary McCarthy, and they worked together on a literary magazine while attending Vassar called Con Spirito. Bishop graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1934. After graduating, Bishop pursued her literary career and became wealthy as a result. Due to the overwhelming popularity

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    1861, Matthew Vassar and Milo Jewett had endowed a college that defied beliefs of the time and was unparalleled among other academic institutions in America – a chartered college that would give women an education equal to that of Harvard or Yale for men. The two men had worked together arduously for years to complete this task, yet after all this time, tensions arose and tempers flared between them. They were firmly divided over one issue – the opening date. Jewett wanted the college to open in

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    Vassar Transfer Program

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    especially when creating a college list. Visiting colleges for a brief time gives you a glimpse of what the campus community is like, but it’s a totally different experience when you dorm as a student. I wanted to know what it was like to live in a residential university, to be immersed in a student community, and to be able to create long lasting relationships. Luckily for me, I was informed of the exploring transfer program at Vassar College. This program selects 30 community college students from different

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    failing a Latin Exam. Once she mastered this task, she entered Vassar College to major in math and physics. After earning her Bachelor’s degree, Hopper proceeded to Yale University where she earned a Masters degree in Mathematics. Starting in 1931, she began teaching at Vassar College while pursuing a PhD in her strong field of Mathematics at Yale, where she would go on and earn the prestigious degree. Hopper continued to teach at Vassar College up until World War 2 when she decided to enlist for the Navy

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