Also In This Issue

Urban historian Amber Wiley teaches "cultural geographies" from Washington, D.C., to Chicago. In this podcast, she discusses her teaching, and how Americans relate to place, home, and relocation.

This year's National College Comedy Fest brought an array of professional comics and student troupes to campus. Student writer Blair Warren '17 summarized the shows.

Student blogger Maya Ling '20 lists her top five choices for downtown snacks and meals, from DIY frozen yogurt to Hattie's classic fried chicken.

March 21, 6 p.m.: Middle East Documentary Series film, The Settlers

March 22, 7:30 p.m.: lecture, "Restorative Justice, Racial Justice, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline"

March 25, 8 p.m.: concert, Miro Quartet plays Bartok

March 30, 5:30 p.m.: Karen Levin Coburn '63 Lecture in Gender Studies

April 6, 7 p.m.: Dunkerley Dialogue with Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio

April 12, noon: Curator's tour of Bougault's Algeria

From Virginia to Florida to California, Skidmore is using spring break to get in some warm-weather baseball and softball, lacrosse, rowing, and tennis. [more sports news]

"It's so important to experiment and figure out the kinds of work you don't like as much as the kinds you do." That's what an internship made possible for Margaret Lefton '15, thanks to funding in memory of Jennifer Landers '90.

To help Skidmore's Athletics Hall of Fame induct the fastest, winningest, best Thoroughbreds from all eras, it invites nominations here until April 3.

March 29 on Cape Cod, Prof. Jennifer Mueller discusses genealogy and race, while in Chicago Prof. Gordon Thompson lectures on the Beatles and the BBC. And register now for Rays baseball April 23 in St. Pete, Fla.; Mets baseball April 26 in New York; and Breakfast at Tiffany's with the Philharmonic May 11 in New York.

Registration is now open for a small-group tour of Germany, October 13-27. Erica Bastress-Dukehart, Skidmore professor of European history, will help guide the trip, ranging from the Black Forest to Heidelberg, Munich, and Berlin. [detailed PDF]

Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of '10, '09, '04, '94, and '71, including Joseph Kaifala '08, author of Free Slaves, Freetown, and the Sierra Leonean Civil War.

As a service to classmates, here is a listing of deceased alumni and their online obituaries that Skidmore has recently learned of. For information on survivors, contact Pat Poirier, 800-584-0115.