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Skidmore Community Garden party announced

The Skidmore garden has is nearing the end of its first year at a new location. What better reason for a party? Come see and hear about the growing season, and have a taste of sustainably grown produce. More.

Navasky's Fox-Adler focus: Political cartoons

Lifelong political journalist Victor Navasky will draw on his latest book for the Fox-Adler lecture, scheduled Sept. 18. More.

Common law scholar to give Constitution lecture

Author-scholar James R. Stoner of Louisiana State University will present this year's Alexander Hamilton Lecture in Constitutional Studies, at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in Scribner Library. More.

Two campus events feature McCormack Visiting Artist-Scholar

Campus visit by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang includes session with acclaimed orchestra director More.

Schick Art Gallery to feature work by selected faculty

Kate Leavitt, Sarah Sweeney, Janet Sorensen, and Joanne Vella will have their work featured in the opening exhibition at the Schick Art Gallery. More.

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Dan Osman '02

Dan Osman '02
Camp Daybreak, where Dan Osman '02 is director, is sponsored by the Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery and caters to kids ages 8 to 11 who have a range of social, emotional, behavioral needs and mental health conditions. More

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Birth of a classic
The Kinks' recording of 'You Really Got Me' in the summer of 1964 would establish them as one of Britain's most important bands and Ray Davies as a songwriter to be watched, notes Gordon Thompson, professor and chair of music. More.

A 'beacon of tolerance'
As Temple Sinai approaches its golden anniversary, its membership speaks to the 'charismatic drawing power' of Rabbi Linda Motzkin, Jewish chaplin at Skidmore, and her husband, Rabbi Jonathan Rubenstein. More.

Culture wars have a new turf
Soccer offers a new turf to play out the "culture wars" between cosmopolitanism and traditionalism, writes Andrew Lindner, assistant professor of sociology. "It is a divide ... between a relativist worldview that embraces diversity and global culture and an outlook that aims to maintain what they see as traditional American culture." More.

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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Sept. 15, 2014

Joe Murphy, Anna Morreale win recognition at regional conference; Janes chairs London gathering of scholars; Miller represented at several regional art exhibitions. More

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