Office of Communications

Monday Memo

New Admissions Ambassadors following training session, 2013
Forty new Admissions Ambassadors recently underwent training, American Idol-style.

What makes us tick?
Professor Bernie Possidente will give this year's Moseley Faculty Research Lecture on Feb. 20.

Can literature save the environment?
A First-Year Seminar led by Professor Michael Marx sought to answer this question.

Photographer Crewdson to give Malloy Lecture Feb. 22
Artist is known for his dramatic, cinematic photographs.

Strock Lecture to focus on glacier change
Buffalo geologist Jason Briner to share research in Feb. 22 talk.

It's not too soon to plan for summer
Registration for summer programs is under way.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Silva publishes new article; Boyers, Stange quoted in New York Times; Post-Lundquist a Chronicle source.

Thoroughbred sports update
Results from weekend riding, basketball, and hockey action.


Upcoming Events

Monday 2/18

Clarkson University River University Summer Program Information Table (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 10:30 AM- 2:00 PM

Location: Case Center - 2nd Floor, Information Desk area

An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Program in Environmental Science and Policy

June 10-28 On the world-renowned Hudson River in cooperation with

FAQs and online application at RiverUniversity.com This summer, immerse yourself in the Hudson River, the birthplace of the modern environmental movement, and earn six Clarkson University undergraduate credits in: ? Ecology ? Environmental Engineering ? Water Policy

River University is for any undergraduate student with an interest in the environment. Broaden your undergraduate experience and ease your academic workload by gaining valuable science, engineering and policy credits over the summer.

Taught by internationally recognized Hudson River environmentalist John Cronin and respected Clarkson University faculty Tom Langen, Ph.D. and Shane Rogers, Ph.D. Three days of experiential learning on the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.

Application deadline March 15, 2013.


 

Clarkson University River University Summer Program Information Session (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Starbuck Center - 2nd floor Conference Room 203B

An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Program in Environmental Science and Policy

June 10-28 FAQs and online application at RiverUniversity.com

This summer, immerse yourself in the Hudson River, the birthplace of the modern environmental movement, and earn six Clarkson University undergraduate credits in: ? Ecology ? Environmental Engineering ? Water Policy

River University is for any undergraduate student with an interest in the environment. Broaden your undergraduate experience and ease your academic workload by gaining valuable science, engineering and policy credits over the summer.

Taught by internationally recognized Hudson River environmentalist John Cronin and respected Clarkson University faculty Tom Langen, Ph.D. and Shane Rogers, Ph.D. Three days of experiential learning on the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.

Apply Now! Application deadline March 15, 2013.


Tuesday 2/19

 

University of North Carolina Master of Accounting Program Admissions Webinar (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Webinar

University of North Carolina, Master of Accounting Program Admissions webinar. There will be a brief presentation followed by a question-and-answer period. This program is targeted to non-accounting majors. Liberal arts majors do very well in the program and are highly desired to all of UNC's recruiters. Placement ranges from 96% and 100% for the one-year program. Application deadline is March 1.

Laurie Companio, MAC Admissions Office UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School mac_info@unc.edu 919-962-3645


"Capitalizing on Culture: Ireland"s Place-based Competitive Advantages."
Time: 5:00 PM- 8:30 PM

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall - Room # 4


Honors Forum Induction Ceremony
Time: 5:15 PM

Location: Filene Music Building - Filene Recital hall


Lecture: "The Parthenon Sculptures and the Policies of Pericles"
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

Jenifer Neils, Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History and Professor of Classics and the author of the definitive "The Parthenon: From Antiquity to the Present" (Cambridge, 2005) and "The Parthenon Frieze" (Cambridge, 2001), will deliver the annual Classical World lecture. Prof. Neils will investigate the new elements in the Athenian Parthenon's sculptural program and how they might relate to some of the legislation passed under the leadership of Pericles. This lecture will include an overview of the Parthenon and its decoration and will demonstrate how the new themes depicted here can be related both to the legislative policies of Pericles and as well to issues of gender and identity.

Sponsored by the Classics Department


 

Pre-Law Society Club Meeting
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Ladd Hall - 307


Techie Tuesday (with Student Academic Council) MS Office Suite (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Harder Hall - 103

In the fourth workshop of Technology Tuesdays: Bonus Skills to Pay the Bills, Megan Jackson will teach participants advanced techniques for MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.


Wednesday 2/20

 

Hunt Real Estate ERA Information Table (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Location: Case Center - 2nd Floor, Information Desk area

Come find out about being a real estate agent with Hunt Real Estate. They have several locations in the Capital District.


Women?s Foreign Policy Group Annual NY Mentoring Fair
Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: New York University

Open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) and recent graduates. Our mentoring fair is a unique and exciting opportunity for students to meet with mid- to senior-level international affairs professionals and learn from their career experiences in an informal setting. Unlike a career fair, the focus is on entering and succeeding in international career fields, not just opportunities at particular companies. Sectors include international development, NGOs, human rights, international law, international health, international business, diplomatic service, the UN, journalism and communications. 2013 Women?s Foreign Policy Group MENTORING FAIR registration is now open. The program provides an opportunity to speak informally with senior-level international affairs experts about the skills required to break into the global job market and hear valuable advice and guidance regarding career planning and internships. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as young professionals. This year the event will be co-sponsored by and held at NYU.


Lucy Likes LinkedIn (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Harder Hall - 103

Learn some tips and tricks on networking and job search on LinkedIn


FEATURED EVENT
 

2013 Moseley Lecture by Bernard P. Possidente Jr.: Circadian Biological Clocks: "How Flies Time when They're having Fun"
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett Auditorium

2013 Annual Edwin M. Moseley Faculty Research Lecture


Thursday 2/21

FEATURED EVENT

Speakers Bureau Keynote: Gloria Steinem

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center


Friday 2/22

Roosevelt Institute Summer Academy Fellows Program Deadline (Open to campus community only.)

Deadline to apply for Roosevelt Institute Summer Academy Fellows Program in NYC.


 

Introduction to Skidmore College for High School Juniors and Sophomores
Time: 8:00 AM- 2:30 PM

Thanks for your interest in Skidmore! We know it's challenging to identify a college that meets your educational and personal needs and ambitions. That's why we encourage you to explore colleges as early as sophomore year. This spring we're offering six open houses for juniors and sophomores.


Lester W. Strock Lecture "The Response of Ice Sheets to Abrupt Climate Change"
Time: 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

Jason P. Briner is an associate professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Briner earned his PhD in geology in 2003 at the University of Colorado, where his research focused on glaciers and climate change in Arctic Canada. For the past 10 years, Briner has studied arctic glacier change in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Norway. His recent results from Greenland have led to important clues about how the Greenland Ice Sheet could be expected to respond to global warming.


FEATURED EVENT

2013 Annual Malloy Visiting Lecture: Gregory Crewdson
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Filene Music Building - Filene Recital Hall


Saturday 2/23

 

Syracuse University Falk College Graduate Program Event
Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Syracuse University Falk College

Join us on Saturday, February 23rd, for a Falk College informational session and reception highlighting graduate programs in: ? Addiction Studies ? Child & Family Studies ? Child & Family Health ? Global Health ? Marriage & Family Therapy ? Nutrition Science ? Social Work ? Sport Venue & Event Management

Meet faculty, students and staff and learn how our graduate degrees and certificates can provide the education, training and experience you need to advance your education and career goals.


 

Improv in the Dark
Time: 9:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett Auditorium

Awkward Kids Talking (AKT) is a new improvisational theatre group coming out of Skidmore College. Using decades of combined experience, the "awkward kids" are fun, funny, smart, and delightful. Called "one of the most interesting and engaging new improv groups", AKT pushes the boundaries of what is possible in improv theatre. You may laugh, you may cry, you may wet yourself with shock. Nobody knows, it's Improv! This event is part of Skidmore Unplugged - "Do it in the Dark!"


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