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On the cover: Safe sex, responsible drinking, good nutrition—just a few of the self-care issues confronting college students. (Illustration by Brad Yeo)


Renowned Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor plays the Persian kamanchen in his composition Silent City, which commemorates Hallabjah, a Kurdish village gassed by Sadam Hussein in the 1980s. Kalhor performed on campus as part of Skidmore's second season of Carnegie Premieres last October. (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)

Patient health history
The care and feeding of Jane and Joe Skiddie, 1911-present

Drunk and disordered?
Cover story: Student health and lifestyles may be messy, but Skidmore has strategies to promote balance

Stress 101
Q&A with college-life expert Karen Levin Coburn '63

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Check out the “Scopedish” blog.

Recession notwithstanding,
career-networking events helped Skidmore students meet potential employers in several major cities over
the January break between semesters.
And Skidmore has help for alumni job-seekers too: click here.

The Obama administration—some Skidmore people played vital roles in sending it to the White House. They’ll be featured in the next Scope Quarterly, sharing thoughts on the meaning and moment of politicking, voter outreach, informed citizenry, and the making of history. Watch for it in April.

Faculty farewells are in order. Veteran professors saying goodbye this year are painter David Miller, Indian-lit scholar Rajagopal Parthasarathy, and fiber and mixed-media artist Margo Mensing. See their profiles in the Scope Quarterly coming in April.