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Winter 2001

Scope cover, Fall 2000

Print cover photo: An old-time silhouette captures the charm of the Woodlawn estate, later home to Skidmore’s campus and North Woods. (Photo from Skidmore College Archives)

Web cover photo: Speaker Swinging rivets the crowd at the Tang Museum’s preview events during Family Weekend.

 

F E A T U R E

On the trail: Tracing the history of Skidmore’s North Woods

O B S E R V A T I O N S

Message from the president: “Grasp opportunities to create the future”

Debating genetically modified foods

On being brown at Skidmore

Periscope: Holiday cheer

 

D E P A R T M E N T S

On Campus
Innovative Tang Museum makes splashy debut; candidate Ralph Nader and Nobel-winning poet Seamus Heaney draw big crowds; college planners poll widely; and more

Sports
Getting into the zone—and Zen—of crew; volleyball ace makes national record books; fall sports wrapup

Books
Latest books from alumni and faculty

People
Chaplain Kathleen Buckley, “out” and outspoken in supporting students; En-Ming Hsu ’87, captain cook of the U.S. Pastry Team

Alumni Affairs and Development
New alumni affairs director on board; senior gift campaign dedicates a scholarship; and more

Class Notes
Send a class note; Read the latest class notes


 

Who, what, where?
Winter Quiz:
Who, what, where?

Make No Small Plans, the new Skidmore history book, researched and written by Mary C. Lynn, professor of American studies, is available now. Jammed with facts and photos, personal stories and recollections, Make No Small Plans is a comprehensive, century-long history and features more than 200 photographs. Order it on the web today!


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