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Summer 2002

Scope cover, Spring 2002

Web cover photo: Three Standing Vessels, by Nicholas Newcomb ’02, was on display at the Tang Museum as part of the Senior Thesis Exhibit in May. The exhibit showcased works, in all media, by fifty-seven studio-art majors. (Photo by Tom Grow)

Cover photo:
(Photo by Rick Gargiulo)

 

Singers in Skidmore’s coed a cappella ensemble, the Dynamics, get psyched for their trip to the national championships, held at Lincoln Center in April. Click here for the full story.

F E A T U R E S

Personal commitment fuels science study
For Heather DiPietrantonio ’02, science means discovery and hope

Mouth music
Jon Ryan ’92 plays percussion—with his teeth

Out of the dark, into the light
Out of jail, Gardner Cummings ’02 makes the most of his second chance

Keys to a mystery
A Skidmore piano is returned to its former splendor

D E P A R T M E N T S

Observations

Letters

On campus

Faculty focus

Sports

Arts on view

Alumni affairs and development

Class notes


  Who, what, where?
Summer quiz:
Who, what, when?


News Breaks

Hot topics
Pet therapy for the elderly, playing politics on the Supreme Court,
luminous bacteria used by nocturnal squid, graph theory, music technology—check out a quick summary of this summer’s collaborative faculty-student research.

What’s the buzz?
People at Skidmore are talking about ... plans for a new music building ... the upcoming centennial (Skidmore was founded, as the Young Women’s Industrial Club, in 1903) ... where to add new faculty hires ... how Skidmore’s endowment has thrived, not tanked ... long-term options for Scribner Village and Moore Hall ... and much more. Stay tuned.

POPular indeed
“From Pop to Now,” the big modern-art show at the Tang, may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but everbody agrees it’s important, a coup, and a major player in the art world. The show made the front page of the 7/21/02 New York Times arts section, and was covered in other prominent pubs.
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