Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Shout Out to Tablet PCs at Vassar

Somehow Vassar's College Relations office discovered some slightly older but still nice-looking photographs of students using tablet PCs in the field. These photos made it to two web pages recently. The one above is from a local magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, and features Vassar College - Then and Now. The 'Then' shows some Vassar gals hanging out in Bermuda shorts in the Josselyn House Parlor (not mentioned - but I know it because it is where I currently live) and the 'Now' shows Vassar students doing Science! (Again, tablet PCs are not mentioned, but I will overlook that.)

The other kudo is the newly revamped Environmental Studies program's web page that features "Field opportunities" and show ME helping out a student using a tablet PC. This shot was taken on the same day as the one above. Another nice mention under 'Campus facilities' is that we have a "GIS laboratory," though they used this blog's link and not the GIS lab's own, out-dated web page. Here I am...

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