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Skidmore defeats RIT to win Liberty League title
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A dominant defensive display by the Skidmore College women's basketball team was the difference as the Thoroughbreds won the Liberty League title after a 65-42 victory over RIT. 

The team will travel to Brunswick, Maine to face Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham Friday evening in the first round of the NCAA Division III championship tournament. 

Statement on protests and admissions
Mary Lou Bates, vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid, states that Skidmore College will not penalize any applicants for any action taken because of their participation in peaceful protest and standing up for what they believe.
Odekon to deliver 2018 Moseley lecture
Skidmore physics professor Mary Crone Odekon will present the College's annual Edwin M. Moseley Faculty Research Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 in Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall. The title of the lecture is "Galaxies in the 21st Century."
Skidmore Spotlight
Meet Anita Miczek
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Anita Miczek, assistant to the director of sponsored research, is retiring after 35 years. 

Miczek said that when her journey at Skidmore began, she saw it as an opportunity to utilize her office skills. Little did she know it would become a long-term career highlighted by personal relationships, professional accomplishments, and twice receiving the President’s Award. 


Campus Notes
Men's and women's basketball earn Liberty League awards
Players from the men's basketball team and players and coaches from the women's basketball team were honored. 
Diggory publishes op-ed
Terry Diggory, professor emeritus of English, had an op-ed published in the Feb. 16 Times Union titled "Standing by friends, neighbors" about welcoming immigrants.
Skidmore faculty deliver workshop in Philadelphia
The workshop, titled "Visual Literacy Rubrics as a Learning Process for Faculty," was presented by Paul J. Benzon, Sarah Goodwin, Katie Hauser, and Jeff Segrave at the Association of American Colleges & Universities' Network for Academic Renewal conference. 

Summer at Skidmore: jobs, housing, workshops now open

Transfer open house is March 2

CLTL accepting proposals for mini-grants


Campus Events

Monday, March 5
6 p.m.
WMHT Presents: Dolores
Palamountain Hall Gannett Auditorium

Tuesday, March 6
4 p.m.
Class of 2018 Davis United World College Scholars reception
Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Room

Tuesday, March 6
8 p.m.
Moseley Faculty Lecture: Galaxies in the 21st Century
Palamountain Hall Gannett Auditorium

Wednesday, March 7
7 p.m.
Jacob Perlow Lecture
Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Room

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