Office of Communications
November 19, 2012 - November 25, 2012
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Staff dressed in costume for the Harry Potter theme dinner
Murray-Aikins becomes Hogwart's for a special dinner.

Skidmore's good samaritans
Honors Forum field trip turns into relief effort for hurricane victims.

Grant expands active learning in computer science
Professor Leo Porter leads NSF-funded initiative in peer education.

Better writing for free
Students offer tutoring for young writers in Saratoga Springs area.

Saratoga Reads announces book of choice
Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northrup is selected for community program.

Theater Department stages Shakespeare's classic

Midsummer Night's Dream to continue for a final weekend.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Tuttle completes research for Lake George Land Conservancy.

Thoroughbred Sports Update
Volleyball supports DigPink; results from a full weekend of action.




Daily Events

Monday 11/19

Local Graduate School Information Session: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Time: 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Location: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Student Center (Rite Aid Lounge)

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is hosting a graduate information session.

They offer MS programs in biotechnology, cytotechnology, health outcomes, and pharmaceutical sciences.


Tuesday 11/20

 

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

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


Saturday 11/24

 

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

Location: Saratoga City Rink


Sunday 11/25

 

Skidmore Ice Hockey Invitational Consolation
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


 

Skidmore Ice Hockey Invitational Championship
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


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.


  [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.


[10/11 - 12/6] Weekly Meditation and Movement
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:55 PM

Location: Wilson Memorial Chapel

Meditation and movement ? a weekly pause for spiritual and physical renewal, using a mixture of chanting, silent meditation and yoga-type movements. All welcome; come as often as your schedule permits. Wear comfortable clothing to facilitate movement. This will occur weekly on Thursdays throughout the semester EXCEPT for Thursdays Nov 1 and Nov 15 (and Thanksgiving, Nov 22)


[11/1 - 12/16] The Muse at Home: Artworks owned by Skidmore art and art history faculty, Tang Museum staff, and Schick Gallery staff

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

"The Muse at Home" will feature a selection of artworks owned by 28 members of the arts-related faculty and staff at Skidmore College. The exhibit explores how and why people decide to live with art, and will feature a range of collecting, from serious collectors of contemporary art to individuals who own?and love?one favorite painting.


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