Office of Communications
September 12, 2011 - September 18, 2011
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo


Welcoming the Class of 2015 The Class of 2015

Selected art faculty show opens this week
The Schick Art Gallery opens its season with a crowd-pleaser.

Tang exhibition spotlights photography of Kiki Smith

best known for her sculpture, prints, and drawings, Smith has long experimented with photography.

Concert to feature formal debut of Graf Fortepiano
Internationally celebrated pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout will perform.

Louisville scholar to give Constitution Day talk
Gary L. Gregg II, a specialist on the presidency and public politics, lectures Sept. 15.

Alumna Kyle Carey to return, perform at Zankel
Her "Gaelic Americana" concert starts at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12. Free admission.

Brody to present More Arts/Less Martial Sept. 16

A performer with deep connections to Skidmore stars in this solo show.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Cahn opens new play, Simon writes book on Chanel, Stange wins book award.

Thoroughbred Sports Update
Women's soccer captures Skidmore Invitational title.

Daily Events

Monday 9/12

 

Tim Brown Golf Invitational
Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Saratoga State Park


 

Scribner House Reception (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM

Location: Lucy Scribner House


 

Scribner House Reception (Open to students only)
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Lucy Scribner House


Tuesday 9/13

 

Noon Curator Tour of "Opener 22: Whiting Tennis"
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

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

Noon Curator Tour: "Opener 22: Whiting Tennis"


 

Scribner House Reception (Open to students only)
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM

Location: Lucy Scribner House


 

Scribner House Reception (Open to students only)
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Lucy Scribner House


 

Benef-Action First General Meeting! (Open to students only)
Time: 9:00 PM- 9:30 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

Benef-Action, Skidmore's volunteer club, will host its first general meeting. Hope to see you there! Come learn about the wide variety of community service you can participate in both on campus and in the community.


Wednesday 9/14

 

Field Hockey vs. Oneonta
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Field Hockey Field


Human Resources Informational Dinner: The Human Resources Profession Today... (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall - Upper-level Banquet Room

Representatives from both Human resources and Career Services will review the field of Human Resources and speak about career opportunities. Some of the topics will include: Benefits Change Management Communications Compensation Education and Development Labor Relations Legal Oversight Coaching and much more!


Thursday 9/15

Kaplan Test Prep Information Table
Time: 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Location: Case Center - in front of The Skidmore Shop


Pre-Law Admissions seminar
Time: 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Case Center - InterCultural Lounge, Case 226

Come meet with Travis Brooks, a recruiter for Pacific McGeorge School of Law in California. He is a recent law school grad who will discuss law school admissions, law schools and careers in law.


 

"The Temptation of Washington: The end of the Revolution and the Birth of Constitutional Statesmanship"
Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Scribner Library - Pohndorff Room

Gary L. Gregg, Ph.D., holds the Mitch McConnell Chair in Leadership at the University of Louisville where he also is director of the McConnell Center.

Gregg has written or edited ten books including Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition and America's Forgotten Founders. Most recently, he edited and introduced (with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell) a new version of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge's Hero Tales from American History.

His latest young adult novel is called The Iona Conspiracy and he is currently working on a biography focusing on the formative years of George Washington during the French and Indian War.


 

Schick Art Gallery Opening Reception for Selected Faculty Exhibition
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

Exhibit reception for four exhibiting faculty artists: Leslie Ferst, Ceramics; Deborah Hall, Graphic Design; Robert Parke-Harrison, Photography; David Peterson, Jewelry. Exhibit runs 9/15/11 - 10/16/11.


Friday 9/16

 

Women's Soccer vs. Plattsburgh
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Wachenheim Field


FEATURED EVENT
 

More Arts/Less Martial: A One-Person Show by Dylan Brody
Time: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater

Dylan Brody is an award winning playwright, humorist and thrice published author and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. In recent years, he has emerged as a radio raconteur, whose witty and profound tales of his journey through life are unique, yet utterly recognizable to everyone, earning him a reputation as one of America?s fastest rising storytellers.

His one-person show MORE ARTS /LESS MARTIAL premiered in January 2009 to a standing ovation. The piece takes Brody and his audience on a poignant and often hilarious journey from a childhood of bullied insecurity to an adulthood of martial arts study, personal growth and ultimately true Mastery of storytelling and Taekwondo.


Saturday 9/17

 

Field Hockey vs. RPI
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Field Hockey Field


 

Men's Soccer vs. Plattsburgh
Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Wachenheim Field


Sunday 9/18

 

Field Hockey vs. Nazareth
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Field Hockey Field


FEATURED EVENT
 

Fortepiano Recital Unveiling of an Original Graf Fortepiano ca. 1826.
Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Ladd Concert Hall

The Arthur Zankel Music Center is proud to be the new home for an original Conrad Graf ca. 1826 Fortepiano.

This magnificent instrument will share the stage with an Anton Walter Fortepiano for a recital by Kristian Bezuidenhout. Bezuidenhout has appeared in the early music festivals of Barcelona, Boston, Bruges, St. Petersburg, Venice and the Chopin Festival in Warsaw. He is now a guest professor at both the Eastman School of Music and the Schola Cantorum in Basel.


 

Wall Street 101 Career Panel & Reception (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

A Panel designed to connect alumni professionals from the investment world with Skidmore students interested in entering the field.

Alumni will share information and perspective about career options and job search strategies, as well as specific information about jobs/internships at their firm.


Ongoing Events

[5/28 - 9/18] "MELT"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

"MELT" is inspired by the notion that the material world is not fixed and certain, "MELT" presents works from the museum's collection in which artists expose the fluid nature of things we might not usually consider fluid. The works in this exhibition probe the boundaries between visible and invisible, organic and inorganic, solid and liquid, exploring ideas about structure, perception, mutability, and interconnectedness.


FEATURED EVENT
  [9/3 - 12/30] Opener 22: Whiting Tennis
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Whiting Tennis creates paintings, sculptures, and drawings populated by mysterious forms that are at once recognizable yet otherworldly.


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