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Pfitzer analyzes new life of antiquated children's history books

His new book demonstrates how these old books were rooted in intense debate over changing ideas of childhood. More.

A better way to exercise

It's quality, not quantity, that matters most, exercise scientist Paul Arciero has shown in a study that's likely to make you rethink how you spend your time at the gym. More.

Summer conference brings interdisciplinary focus to business

A book editing assignment leads to a gathering of scholars who considered business and commercial enterprises from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. More.

Intrepid explorers

Student-faculty research kept Skidmore hopping again this summer. More.

Eggs, Alzheimer's, and everything in between

Skidmore's summer scholars use the best season of the year to immerse themselves in research across a broad range of disciplines. More.

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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. 22, 2014

Wolff's essay receives "notable" citation, Brodie's work on exhibition at the Sage College of Albany, Ginsberg reflects on Scotland's vote. More