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May 17, 2010 - May 23, 2010
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Academic Festival 2010
Academic Festival 2010 (Photo by Phil Scalia)

99th Commencement ceremony scheduled May 22 at SPAC
Class of 2010 and three distinguished guests to receive degrees.

College gears up for "Give and Go," year 4
The annual tradition helps reinforce recycling and supports local organizations.

Environmental Studies class makes disturbing discovery
Cathy Gibson and students find invasive species in nearby trout stream.

Tomaselli exhibition lauded
Area critic finds much to like in Fred Tomaselli, now at the Tang.

Alum's Glee performance a hit
The hot Fox-TV series Glee got hotter when Zack Weinstein '09 appeared on the April 25 episode.

Web team blogs tips on embedding video
If you want to enhance your web pages with video, read this first.

Creative Thought at Work: Laura Wittman '05
The environmental studies major encourages students to "challenge yourself."

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Ray Giguere talks about molecules, Mary Kathryn Jablonski reads and publishes poetry, Joe Murphy elected to a college housing leadership post, and more.

Thoroughbred Athletics
The baseball team wins the Liberty League championship with a 3-1 victory over Clarkson this weekend in Rochester.

Daily Events

Wednesday 5/19

Faculty Meeting (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Gannett Auditorium

Friday 5/21

Periclean Awards Ceremony
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center: Ladd Hall

  Senior Varsity Athlete Recognition Luncheon
Time: 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

Location: Sports and Recreation Center: Intramural gym

Senior Athlete Luncheon

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall: Gannett Aud

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony-Induction ceremony for new members. Faculty, staff, students and their families are welcome to attend. Reception follows.

Senior Family Project Brick Ceremony
Time: 3:30 PM

Location: Case Center

Senior Family Project Brick Ceremony- A brief ceremony for seniors, families, and friends to dedicate the Class of 2010 brick pathway, given by the families of the Class of 2010 in honor of their graduating seniors. Each brick is engraved with the name of the student whose parents participate in the Senior Family Project.

President's Reception (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM


President's Reception - President Philip A. Glotzbach and Marie B. Glotzbach greet seniors, their guests, trustees, faculty, and staff at their home, historic Scribner House.

Honors Forum Senior Reception (Open to students only)
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Location: Dana Science Center: Lawn

Senior Honors Forum Dinner

Saturday 5/22

  Commencement 2010
Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)

Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2010

Caffe Lena - 50th Anniverary Celebration
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center: Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Caffe Lena, the legendary coffeehouse and music venue in Saratoga Springs, is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary, and to top off the festivities the Caffe and Skidmore College are joining forces to present singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie in concert on Saturday, May 22. The event, also featuring Caffe Lena veterans Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, will take place in Skidmore's Arthur Zankel Music Center, beginning at 7 p.m.

Ongoing Events

  [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.

  [4/8 - 6/27] Schick Art Gallery Exhibition: The Figure Five Ways

Location: Saisselin Art Center: Schick Art Gallery

A figurative exhibition featuring five contemporary artists: Hugo Crosthwaite, Michael Ferris, Jr., Susan Jamison, Sophie Jodoin, and Emily Metzguer.

[4/10 - 8/7] Opener 19: Los Carpinteros
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum: Wachenheim Gallery

Everyday things from domestic items to urban architecture permeate the work of Havana-based duo Los Carpinteros. Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodriguez's exquisitely crafted sculptures and drawings twist these reco'nizable objects into surreal amalgamations-a bed in the shape of a roller coaster or a building with drawers for windows-that beg us to re-examine these ubiquitous objects and our relationship to them.