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Star-studded literary lineup


Beloved favorites, anticipated newcomers and five Pulitzer Prize-winning authors round out the roster of this year's Summer Writers Institute. More.

Jazz Institute brings top names

Skidmore's renowned Jazz Institute is in full swing (ahem!), with intensive workshops as well as big-name public performances over the next two weeks. More.

A story of storytelling

Indigenous people from a small area of Oaxaca, working unseen in the kitchens of Saratoga's restaurants, have fascinating stories to tell—but how? Skidmore's Storytellers' Institute helped two students and a professor find answers. More.

Varone dance residency

Six Skidmore students are among 40-plus dancers from around the country who are studying and presenting during this summer's residency of the renowned Doug Varone and Dancers. More.

That Skidmore connection? "Nothing like it"

Reunion '16 connected Skidmore alumni from all corners of the world. More.

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Creative Thought Works

Helene Schneider ’92

Helene Helene
Running for Congress: Helene Schneider '92, the two-term mayor of Santa Barbara, Calif., can't seem to get enough of elected office. She's running for California's 24th Congressional District, which encompasses the counties of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and a slice of Ventura. Her greatest strength: she knows how to play the political game but she chooses to focus on issues instead. More

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Faculty-Staff Achievements, April 4, 2016

Art by Deb Hall, Doretta Miller on exhibit. More