Office of Communications
September 20, 2010 - September 26, 2010
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo


Skidmore Club Fair (Photo by Sam Brook '12)

Skidmore receives $353K National Science Foundation grant
Funds will support Professor Mary Ann Foley's research on basic mechanisms that contribute to the effects of imagery on memory. 

Artist Michael Kuch to deliver Fox-Adler talk Sept. 23
His work is featured in exhibitions at the Schick Art Gallery and in Scribner Library.

New series to consider the costs of America's wars
Rick Chrisman, director of religious and spiritual life, welcomes all to Wilson Chapel Sept. 21 for opening event.

Dunkerley Dialogue to consider "Foods, Farms, the Future"
What we eat, where our food comes from, and the challenges facing family farms will be explored.

Research Colloquium to welcome Professor Mary Stange
Hard Grass, her new book, provides inspiration for talk at Sept. 30 event.

Q&A with Erica Fuller
Outgoing Sustainability Coordinator reflects on Skidmore's "greener" ways.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Paul Arciero publishes research, shares widsom via airwaves.

Thoroughbred Athletics update
Volleyball, field hockey, and women's soccer celebrate winning weekend.

Daily Events

Monday 9/20

 

Career Services Seminar: eBranding Me
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall - 2nd Floor

The workshop will educate attendees on the current trend social media has on college students hoping to secure gainful employment post-graduation. In addition to addressing the dangers that Generation Y students are faced with in participating with this ever changing technology, eBranding Me will address how to properly utilize the tools available online to build a strong personal brand and manage your reputation.

Key Speaking Points: Personal Branding Transparency is Trust Social Media Opportunity Expand Your Network Use Skidmore's Resources


 

Reputation Management 101: Use of Social Media in Job Search (eBranding Me) (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall - 2nd Floor

The workshop will educate attendees on the current trend social media has on college students hoping to secure gainful employment post-graduation. In addition to addressing the dangers that Generation Y students are faced with in participating with this ever changing technology, eBranding Me will address how to properly utilize the tools available online to build a strong personal brand and manage your reputation.

Key Speaking Points: Personal Branding Transparency is Trust Social Media Opportunity Expand Your Network Use Skidmore's Resources


 

Job Search 101: Senior Job Search Made Easy (Open to students only)
Time: 6:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 207

This session will benefit those seniors who: - need to launch your search immediately (e.g., those interested in finance, investments, consulting). - will wait to conduct their search spring semester, - plan to attend graduate school before looking for a post-Skidmore job.


Tuesday 9/21

 

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions Information Table
Time: 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Location: Case Center - 2nd Floor Case Desk area

Stop by to find out about local Kaplan classes for GRE, LSAT, GMAT & more. Kaplan helps individuals achieve their educational and career goals.


 

Curator's Tour of "Paula Hayes: Understory"
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Payne Room
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

Curator's Tour of "Paula Hayes:Understory" with Ian Berry, Malloy Curator at the Tang.


Interest Meeting: Washington Semester Program (Open to students only)
Time: 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Tisch Learning Center - 301

Come to hear all about the exciting opportunities available through the WASHINGTON SEMESTER PROGRAM offered at American University, in Washington, D.C.

Program tracks include: American Politics; Foreign Policy; Global Economics & Business; Journalism; Justice & Law; Peace & Conflict Resolution; ...AND MORE!


 

Skidmore in Paris Interest Meeting (Open to students only)
Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Bolton Hall - 100

Thinking about studying off-campus next spring? Come learn more about the program options in Paris! Skidmore now offers two program options in Paris in the spring ? the Advanced Studies for upper-intermediate and advanced French language students AND the new Arts & Business program for students with little to no background in French.

Preference is given to applicants who have a 3.0 GPA and have at least second-semester sophomore standing. Students at all language levels are encouraged to apply.


FEATURED EVENT

Inaugural Exhibit Opening: "Theater of War"
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM

The first exhibit in a series on the theme of the costs of war, this installation of 14 designs titled "Stations of the Crass" and one sculpture titled "Kiva" by Jason Blue Lake Hawk Martinez will run three weeks. The exhibit will close on Monday, October 11, with a roundtable discussion in Wilson Chapel featuring the artist.


 

Job Search 101: Senior Job Search Made Easy (Open to students only)
Time: 6:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 307

This session will benefit those seniors who: - need to launch your search immediately (e.g., those interested in finance, investments, consulting). - will wait to conduct their search spring semester, - plan to attend graduate school before looking for a post-Skidmore job.


Wednesday 9/22

 

Interest Meeting: Study in Asia (Open to students only)
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Bolton Hall - 100

Come to learn about Skidmore's Approved Programs in Asia! First-years, sophomores, and juniors from all majors are encouraged to attend.

Can't make it on this day? Check us out on one of these other dates, instead:

9/30/10 @ 5:30 PM in BO 100; 10/4/10 @ 5:30 PM in BO 100


 

Job Search 101: Senior Job Search Made Easy (Open to students only)
Time: 6:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 207

This session will benefit those seniors who: - need to launch your search immediately (e.g., those interested in finance, investments, consulting). - will wait to conduct their search spring semester, - plan to attend graduate school before looking for a post-Skidmore job.


 

Survivor Series: Will My Roommate(s) Drive Me Crazy? What If I Drive Them Crazy? (Open to students only)
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Jonsson Tower - Penthouse (top floor)

Is it possible to live in a triple without drama? How can roommates work out conflicts without ending up giving each other the silent treatment? Come work on your assertiveness skills and explore some effective communication strategies with the Counseling Center.

Skidmore's Survivor Series is organized by the Office of Residential Life and provides support for first-year students adjusting to life at Skidmore College.


Thursday 9/23

FEATURED EVENT
 

Fox Adler Endowed Lecture
Time: 5:15 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett

"The Annotated Image: When Image is Paramount in the Illustrated Book"


Friday 9/24

 

Skidmore in Paris Interest Meeting (Open to students only)
Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Starbuck Center - 2nd floor conference room

Thinking about studying off-campus next spring? Come learn more about the program options in Paris! Skidmore now offers two program options in Paris in the spring ? the Advanced Studies for upper-intermediate and advanced French language students and the new Arts & Business program for students with little to no background in French.

Preference is given to applicants who have a 3.0 GPA and have at least second-semester sophomore standing. Students at all language levels are encouraged to apply.


 

Field Hockey vs. William Smith
Time: 4:00 PM


 

Women's Soccer vs. William Smith
Time: 4:00 PM


Saturday 9/25

FEATURED EVENT

Dunkerley Dialogue: Food, Farms, and the Future
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Learn about locally grown food, sustainable farming, and how the way we eat impacts our environment, with Edwin Yowell, NY/NJ Regional Governor at Slow Food USA. Presented in conjunction with "Paula Hayes: Understory", and co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies program and the Skidmore Garden.


 

Field Hockey vs. Rochester
Time: 2:00 PM


 

Women's Soccer vs. Hamilton
Time: 2:00 PM


FEATURED EVENT

Work party in the Skidmore Garden
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Skidmore Garden
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

After the Dunkerely Dialogue join everyone in the Skidmore Garden for some harvesting.


FOSA Benefit and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Sports and Recreation Center - Intramural Gym

FOSA Benefit and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with guest speaker Dr. Jack T. Ramsay, ESPN Commentator and former NBA coach of the Philadelphis 76'ers


Sunday 9/26

 

Caffè Lena presents Ani DiFranco
Time: 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Saratoga's famed folk club Caffè Lena will return to the Arthur Zankel Music Center to present a special Solo Acoustic Evening with folksinger and activist Ani DiFranco.


Ongoing Events

FEATURED EVENT
  [7/17 - 4/17] Opener 20: Paula Hayes: Understory
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Payne Room
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

Paula Hayes creates living artworks that intimately connect people with the natural environment and each other. Her glass terrariums and indoor plantings fill the Tang's Payne Room, transforming it into an oasis-like setting for dinners and conversations around her custom designed table settings and dinnerware.


FEATURED EVENT
  [7/17 - 1/2] Opener 21: Suzanne Bocanegra: I Write the Songs
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Malloy Wing
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

From wall arrangements that map the work of the 17th century Flemish painter, Jan Brueghel the Elder, to a sound piece made in collaboration with a mathematician and classically trained opera singer, Suzanne Bocanegra's work springs from creative dialogues with a range of collaborators. Her most recent pieces have spilled out of the studio, taking the form of live performances that layer music, dance, theater, and audience interaction.


FEATURED EVENT
  [9/8 - 9/26] Schick Art Gallery Exhibition: Michael Kuch, Printmaker/Book Artist

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

The Schick Art Gallery at Skidmore College presents an exhibition featuring works by printmaker/book artist Michael Kuch. The show remains on exhibit through September 26, 2010. (NOTE - The gallery is closed August 6 through September 6 for Summer Break.) Many of Kuch's limited edition books are held in the artists' book collection in the Department of Special Collections, Pondorff Room, Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College. Kuch will deliver the 2010 Fox-Adler Lecture on September 23. For complete info visit http://cms.skidmore.edu/schick/kuch10


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