Office of Communications
February 22, 2010 - February 28, 2010
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Women's Basketball
Winter sports completes the final weekend of regular season

Reg Lilly to deliver 2010 Moseley Lecture
The professor of philosophy will discuss psychological trauma and the power of art to reveal both the mundane and timeless aspects of a single moment of life.

Ying Quartet named Sterne Artists, festival collaborators
During their residency this week, quartet members will contribute to the sixth annual Skidmore String Festival.

UN teleconference wraps Focus Skidmore
New campus technology helped bring UN dignitaries to campus for discussion.

Saratoga Reads lists events for all ages
Upcoming activities include discussions, movies, and a special secret dinner.

Creative Thought at Work: Josh Dorman '88
Twenty years after graduating from Skidmore, he has found a medium and a way of working that allows him to incorporate in his art "anything I want."

Klezmatics to return for Perlow event
Waiting list established for sold-out concert.

Thoroughbred Athletics: Tournament bound!
Women's and men's basketball teams are heading to the Liberty League Tournament.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Mary Kathryn Jablonski publishes new poetry; Catherine Golden shares some not-so-nice Victorian valentines in an op-ed essay; Penny Howell Jolly writes about presidential hairstyles for The New York Times.

 

 

Daily Events

Monday 2/22

Sixth Annual Jon Ramsey Honors Forum Lecture
Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall: Gannett Auditorium


  Summer Job Info Session: Apogee Adventures of Brunswick, ME (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Starbuck Center: 2nd Fl Conf Rm

Apogee Adventures offers outdoor adventure travel to young adults. We provide students with safe, well-designed trips to spectacular outdoor locations. We travel in small, supportive, co-ed groups led by dynamic, responsible and well-trained leaders. In this environment, students learn about themselves and others through physical challenge and community service. Hiring for Summer Trip Leaders.


Tuesday 2/23

  Apogee Adventures Interviews (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Location: Starbuck Center: 204

Apogee Adventures offers outdoor adventure travel to young adults. We provide students with safe, well-designed trips to spectacular outdoor locations. We travel in small, supportive, co-ed groups led by dynamic, responsible and well-trained leaders. In this environment, students learn about themselves and others through physical challenge and community service. Hiring for Summer Trip Leaders.


FEATURED EVENT
Noon-Curator's Tour: Fred Tomaselli
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum: Malloy Wing

Noon-Curator's Tour: "Fred Tomaselli" with Ian Berry, Malloy Curator, Tang Museum


Religioius Life Dialogues
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Case Center: ICC

Religious Life Dialogues?an opportunity to look at current issues from a religious perspective.

2/23?Grieving a personal loss? Dialogue with Amy Mitchell, Skidmore Counseling Center.

Led by Rick Chrisman, Religious and Spiritual Life Office.


Wednesday 2/24

FEATURED EVENT
Edwin M. Moseley Faculty Research Lecture
Time: 8:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall: Gannett Auditorium


Thursday 2/25

Honors Forum Spring Induction
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall: Davis Auditorium


Opening Reception: Visual Poetry Exhibition
Time: 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: Case Center: Case Gallery

The 6th annual Visual Poetry Exhibition in Case Gallery features original artworks by Skidmore students, faculty, and staff that explores the intersection of poetry and visual art. For more information or instructions on how to submit on February 22, contact mjablons@skidmore.edu or abernar1@skidmore.edu. Exhibition co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Art and Case Gallery and Schick Art Gallery (staff and student assistants).


FEATURED EVENT
Concert: The Klezmatics
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

The Klezmatics are globally-renowned world music superstars, and the only klezmer band to win a Grammy award. The Klezmatics emerged out of the vibrant cultural scene of New York City's East Village in 1986 with klezmer steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition and spirituality, while incorporating contemporary themes such as human rights and anti-fundamentalism and eclectic musical influences including Arab, African, Latin and Balkan rhythms, jazz and punk. In the course of over twenty years and nine albums they have stubbornly continued making music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and ecstatically danceable.


Friday 2/26

Alumni(Trustee) Back to Campus: Kareen Thorpe '02 - Foreign service & State Dept. (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall: 206

Kareen graduated Skidmore in 2002 with a Bachelor's in Linguistics. She then participated in the Teach English in China program, lived and taught English in China at two different Chinese universities for 2 years. She was then invited to become a Thomas R. Pickering Fellow of the Department of State and received a Master's in International Affairs at American University.

Kareen is a Diplomat (Foreign Service Officer) and has worked at the Department of State in various capacities including at our U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda and she just returned from a tour at our U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Kareen is slated to be the Public Affairs Officer at our U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg and will be leaving Spring 2010. Kareen is competent in Kiswahili, French, Chinese, and Spanish.


"Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, and Pre-Professional Programs" (Open to faculty only)
Time: 3:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall: room 307

Grants Writing Workshop open to all faculty


Saturday 2/27

FEATURED EVENT
Skidmore College String Festival featuring Sterne Virtuoso Series artists The Ying Quartet
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center: Helen Ladd Concert Hall

The Ying Quartet, as part of the Skidmore College String Festival Sterne Virtuoso Series


Sunday 2/28

  Sunday Eucharist
Time: 8:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: Wilson Memorial Chapel


Ongoing Events

  [6/6 - 4/25] Amazement Park: Stan, Sara and Johannes VanDerBeek

Location: Tang Teaching Museum: Tang Museum

Amazement Park; Stan, Sara and Johannes VanDerBeek-a yearlong exhibition


FEATURED EVENT
  [7/18 - 3/14] "Lives of the Hudson"

Location: Tang Teaching Museum: Tang Museum

"Lives of the Hudson" exhibition at the Tang Museum


FEATURED EVENT
[2/6 - 6/6] Tang Exhibition-"Fred Tomaselli"

Location: Tang Teaching Museum: Malloy Wing

Tang Exhibition: "Fred Tomaselli" February 6 - June 6, 2010 This survey shows the trajectory of Tomaselli's career, from early experiments with photography and collage to recent paintings and prints that combine abstraction with allusions to current events. Tomaselli's paintings explode in mesmerizing patterns that appear to grow organically across his compositions.


FEATURED EVENT
[2/9 - 3/28] Schick Exhibition: 2010 Skidmore Student Exhibition
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center: Schick Art Gallery

Guest juror for this year's Skidmore Student Exhibition is NYC artist Dawn Clements. She will select a number of works in a variety of media that were completed by Skidmore students during 2009. Original ceramics, communication design, drawing and painting, electronic media, fiber arts, metals, photography, printmaking, and sculpture will be submitted. About one third of submissions are typically chosen for exhibit, and around 200 entries are received annually. Visit the gallery website for details.


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