Office of Communications
October 1, 2012 - October 7, 2012
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Haupt Pond in the fall (photo by Sam Brooks)
Students enjoy early fall near Haupt Pond. (Photo by Sam Brook '12)

Author Katherine Boo to share insight on Behind the Beautiful Forevers
The FYE is sponsor of the Oct. 1 lecture by the author of the summer reading selection.

A weekend of great music up ahead at Zankel
Three concerts in three days will feature a wide variety of musical styles. Students admitted free.

Faculty artists to discuss Schick Gallery show
Trish Lyell, Victoria Palemro, Deborah Morris, and Matthew Wilt will give Oct. 2 gallery talk about their current work.

Tang special events foster informed citizenry
"We the People" to host voter registration, charter change discussion, special lecture in weeks ahead.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Hall, Solomons receive professional recognition.

Thoroughbred Sports update
Volleyball notches weekend sweep, men's soccer and field hockey victorious.

Daily Events

Monday 10/1

 

FYE Summer Reading Author, Katherine Boo
Time: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

Katherine Boo will discuss her book "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity"


Tuesday 10/2

Artist Talk
Time: 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

Artist talk featuring exhibiting artists of the 2012 Selected Art Faculty Exhibition: Trish Lyell (drawing) , Deborah Morris (painting), Victoria Palermo (sculpture), and Matthew Wilt (ceramics).


 

Introduction to MATLAB (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Harder Hall - 207

Basic skills workshop for using MATLAB.


Washington Semester Program Interest Meeting (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - 201

Come learn more about the Washington Semester Program!

In just one semester you can: ? Intern in a high profile organization ? Meet weekly with top leaders in your field ? Conduct in-depth research on a topic you choose ? Take an elective class in a subject that interests you ? Live in the cosmopolitan city of Washington D.C. ? Earn college credits toward your degree ? Enhance your resume and jump start your career

Can't make the event? The WSP representative will be holding an info table on the second Floor of Case Center that same day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


 

The Fullbridge Program Information Session With Guest Stuart Goldfarb (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 206

Goldfarb is now the President of Fullbridge, a "boot camp" designed to help students transition from school to the workplace. Halfway through the course, participants decide if they would like to go down the Business Challenge Track, focused on making an impact in a traditional organization, or the Entrepreneur Track, focusing on how to be a social entrepreneur or start your own company. This allows a wide variety of students to come to the program and leave ready to make an impact in their first job. The event will share basic information about the program, which has an upcoming session from January 2-18 in Boston, Mass.


The clause, independent and dependent
Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Bolton Hall - 382


Information Technology Leadership Program
Time: 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Location: Teleconference and WebEx

Join us for GE's Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) information session. This event will give students the opportunity to engage with the global program manager and current program members to learn about the mission of the leadership program as well as what it has to offer students. During the Q&A period, attendees can get answers to their questions about internship and full-time job opportunities in ITLP and GE. The ITLP program was formerly the Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP).


 

Men's Soccer vs Southern Vermont
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Wachenheim Field


Wednesday 10/3

 

Job Shadowing Orientation (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Emerson Auditorium

Learn about the Job Shadowing Program this Winter Break.


Thursday 10/4

"Saratoga's Trees: Past, Present, and Future"
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

Location: Dutcher Community room at Saratoga Springs Public Library

Combining historic and current photographs and the results of the 2012 tree inventory by Sustainable Saratoga's Urban Forestry Project, Skidmore Professor of Music Emeritus Tom Denny will explore what the future of Saratoga's streetscape might be like.


Voter Registration in the "We the People" exhibition
Time: 2:00 PM- 7:00 PM

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

Voter Registration in the "We the People" exhibition. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Saratoga County.


 

For the Love of Animals ? Pre Vet Meet and Greet (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 206

Meet and mingle with other pre-vet students on campus.


New Haven, CT Happy Hour at Oaxaca Kitchen (Alumni)
Time: 5:30 PM- 8:00 PM

Skidmore alumni, parents, and friends are invited to mix and mingle with old friends while meeting new faces too at Oaxaca Kitchen! Owned by Tom Brandt '85 and his celebrity chef partner Prasad Chirnomula, the restaurant is known for its complex Mexican moles and its award winning Margaritas as well as its rustic setting. All are sure to enjoy the company of the greater Skidmore community. Be sure to mention you're with Skidmore and you'll receive drink and food specials throughout the evening!


 

Job Shadowing Orientation (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Emerson Auditorium

Learn about the Job Shadowing Program this Winter Break.


SCAD Admission Information Session
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: The BCA Center 135 Church St. Burlington, VT

Attend an admission information session to see why SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) is the university for creative careers.


 

Uncommon Time: Taiko, Tabla and Timbal Kenny Endo Trio
Time: 8:00 PM

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

One of the leading artists in contemporary percussion and rhythm, Kenny Endo is the vanguard of the Taiko genre with his Japanese-style drumming. A performer, composer, and teacher of Taiko with numerous awards and accolades, he has been a career Taiko player for over 35 years, blending Japanese Taiko with rhythms influenced from around the world into original melodies and improvisation.


Friday 10/5

 

Credit Suisse Information Session (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 206

Learn about careers in finance from Skidmore alum with Credit Suisse. Skidmore alumni Andrew Simon ?02 and Steve Martorana ?07, both of whom currently work at Credit Suisse in New York, will be on campus for an informational session. They will be sharing their experiences on Wall Street as well as an overview of Credit Suisse.


Faculty Meeting (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 3:30 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett


 

Baroque Flute Concert
Time: 8:00 PM

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

Artists Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough (baroque flute), Andre Laurent O'Neil (viola da gamba and baroque cello), and Andrew Appel (harpsichord), will perform a program including Bach's Sonata in E Minor, Bach's Trio Sonata in G Major and Blavet's Sonata in D Minor, Opus 2.


Saturday 10/6

 

Graduate and Professional School Expo
Time: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Skidmore students and alumni are welcome to participate in our annual Graduate and Professional School Expo which will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Cook Campus Center, 59 Biel Road in New Brunswick, NJ.

This event is co-sponsored by Career Services. Students and alumni from all four year colleges and universities in the metropolitan NY-NJ area and beyond are encouraged to participate. We ask that students dress in business casual attire and plan to visit with over 50 representatives from Rutgers Master?s and professional degree programs across our Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick campuses. Representatives will be available to discuss areas of study and the admissions process.

Visit graddstudy.rutgers.edu for additional information and to register online. Please call, 732-932-7711, if you have any follow-up questions.

We look forward to seeing you on-campus at the Graduate and Professional School Expo.

Sincerely,

Dorothy

Dorothy A. Kerr Senior Program Administrator Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Career Services 56 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 732-932-7287 ext. 10 732-932-1557 daf@echo.rutgers.edu

Career Services careerservices.rutgers.edu facebook.com/RutgersCareerServices


 

Men's Soccer vs Vassar
Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Wachenheim Field


 

Jack Quartet
Time: 8:00 PM

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

The members of the Jack Quartet include Ari Streisfeld, violin, Christopher Otto, violin, John Pickford Richards, viola, and Kevin McFarland, cello. "The string quartet may be a 250-year-old contraption, but young, brilliant groups like the JACK Quartet are keeping it thrillingly vital." - NPR


Ongoing Events

[5/30 - 12/30] "Hearing Pictures"
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.

"Hearing Pictures" explores the relationship between sound and vision through a selection of aurally evocative drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints from the Tang collection.


  [6/9 - 10/14] "Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort: Constellate"
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.

"Elevator Music: Doug Van Nort: Constellate" Sound artist and experimental musician Doug Van Nort's work explores the radical sculpting of sonic environments, noise, immersion and the embodied nature of listening. "Constellate" turns the Tang elevator into a resonant sound-producing body for which Van Nort has created an original composition.


  [7/14 - 12/30] "Dance/Draw"
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.

"Dance/Draw"

Examining the importance of the line in art practices since the 1960s, "Dance/Draw" highlights essential connection between contemporary dance and the visual arts. Through an exploration of the relationship between these art practices, the exhibition attempts to break down boundaries between the two.


  [7/14 - 12/2] "Terry Adkins: Recital"
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.

"Terry Adkins: Recital"

Combing sculpture and live performance, Terry Adkins's installations pay tribute to the memories of under-recognized figures in our collective culture, including John Brown, John Coltrane, Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, Bessie Smith, and Sojourner Truth. During performances with members of his Lone Wolf Recital Corps, Adkins activates his sculptural objects through improvisational playing and singing, spoken word, and recorded sound.


FEATURED EVENT
  [9/13 - 10/21] 2012 Selected Art Faculty Exhibition

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

Studio art faculty members Trish Lyell (drawing), Deborah Morris (painting), Victoria Palermo (sculpture), and Matthew Wilt (ceramics) will exhibit their work.


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