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November 21, 2011 - November 27, 2011
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Beatlemore Skidmania

Study: Liberal arts grads give college experience high marks
President Philip Glotzbach discussed the findings of an Annapolis Group study released Nov. 16 in Washington, D.C.

Zankel Music Center earns accolades for design, lighting
Several new honors underscore the center's beauty and technical attributes.

Alumna to share story of life as an organic farmer
Moie Crawford '69 will talk about her farm and the future of sustainable agriculture in Nov. 21 talk.

Goldensohn authors new poetry collection
Book is titled The Listener Aspires to the Condition of Music.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Segrave, Rogoff have new publications; Scarce discusses the "Occupy" movement.

Thoroughbred sports update
Swimming and diving sweep Utica, women's basketball wins Skidmore Invitational.

Daily Events

Monday 11/21


Alumni Story: 30 Years of Organic Farming
Time: 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

A Skidmore alumna, Moie Kimball Crawford '69, will share her experiences as an organic farmer with her husband Jim, in Pennsylvania. They own and operate New Morning Farm, a certified organic vegetable farm, in South-Central Pennsylvania, and have been a part of the organic farming movement for over 30 years. Moie will share her thoughts about her path between Skidmore College and organic farming, why she chose to pursue organic farming, and what importance sustainable agriculture holds for our society.

Tuesday 11/22


Men's Basketball vs. Southern Vermont
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center

Saturday 11/26


Ice Hockey vs. Nichols (Skidmore Invitational)
Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink

Sunday 11/27


Skidmore Ice Hockey Invitational Consolation
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


Ice Hockey Skidmore Invitational Championship
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink

Ongoing Events

  [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.

  [9/17 - 12/30] Tang Exhibition: "I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith"
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.

"I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith" is the first comprehensive survey of artist Kiki Smith's work in photography. The exhibition will explore four distinct roles photographs play as central elements in the development of Smith's aesthetic and in the creation of her art.

[9/22 - 12/15] Weight Watchers
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: North Hall & Hoge Heating Plant - Large Conf. Room #134

New Weight Watchers session beginning 9/22 in North Hall. Call Pat if interested. Open to anyone who is available attend at the noon time.

[10/27 - 12/8] Weekly meditation and movement
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:55 PM

Location: Wilson Memorial Chapel

A mixture of chanting, silent meditation and yoga-type movement, with each session focused on a positive quality or attribute of life. All welcome; come whenever your schedule permits. Wear comfortable clothing to facilitate easy movement.

  [10/28 - 12/4] Schick Art Gallery Exhibition: "A Resolution of the Art and Sciences"

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

Skidmore students, faculty, and alumni present works that cross boundaries between the arts, sciences, and technology. Exhibition curated by a faculty / student team composed of Professors John Cunningham and Peter Stake, and students Rachel Fisher and Ali Carney-Knisely.

  [11/17 - 12/10] Student Art Exhibition: "Revealing Obscurity"
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Zankel Main Lobby

A student Art exhibition. Curated by Phobe Pundyk and Alec Unkovic.

Opening Reception - November 17, 7 - 8:30pm

Artists include: Caitlin Allen, Elizabeth Kennedy, Rich Lapham, Ashton LeCraw, Jack McDermott, Daniel Pinnolis, Anne Porter, Annie Roos, Jackie Saltzman and Jonathan Wan.

Writers: Elizabeth Brightly, Cameron Keady, Robin Krosinsky, Jack McDermott, Molly O'Brien, Nina Simon, Carol Wurtzel, and Hattie Young.

Generously supported by: Skidmore Opportunity Funds, Arts Administration Program, and Chris Kobuskie, The Tang Museum.