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Skidmore announces 2018 honorary degree recipients and speakers for the College's 107th Commencement exercises
Skidmore will bestow honorary degrees upon Alison Bechdel and Dr. Robert S. D. Higgins. Additionally, Christopher B. Mann, assistant professor of political science, has been selected as the 2018 faculty Commencement speaker.
Calling all story tellers
Sarah Friedland, director of the Storytellers’ Institute, joined Skidmore’s “Facebook Live Friday” series to discuss the fourth annual workshop and forum for documentarians at the College and beyond. 
Student profile: Brian Roberge '18
A Vermonter and first-generation student, Brian Roberge is his most authentic self at Skidmore thanks to supportive faculty and a generous financial aid package. 
Schick to host solo exhibition March 22-April 22
The Schick Art Gallery will host an exhibit by multimedia artist Matthew Bollinger from March 22 through April 22. Matt Bollinger: DIY is a solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and videos, including stop-motion animations.
Skidmore Spotlight
Meet Matt Folts
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Matthew (Matt) Folts works as a facilities project manager at Skidmore. Folts said his past experience as a general contractor led him to his current role with the College, which he's served in for ten years. He appreciates the variety and challenge that each project brings, including recent renovations of the Surrey-Williamson Inn and Eissner Cottage, and countless other campus building upgrades and repairs.


Campus Notes
Raimundo and Domozych co-author paper
Sandra Raimundo, post-doctoral research scientist in biology, and David Domozych, professor of biology, co-authored a paper on the methodology for protoplast production for molecular and cellular studies. Eleanore Ritter '18 and Berke Tinaz '16 were also co-authors. 
Black, Golden, McAdams and Segrave moderate and present at conference
Four Skidmore faculty attended, presented papers and moderated conference sessions at the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference March 1–4 at San Francisco State University. 

Children's swimming lessons registration

Call for nominations: Staff Advisory Board (SAB)

Williamson Sports Center spring break hours

Campus Events

Thursday, March 8
5 p.m.
SoundMind workshop
Tang Teaching Museum, Mezzanine

Thursday, March 8
5:30 p.m.
Lecture: Food politics between gentrification and suburbanization in Vietnam
Ladd Hall 206

Thursday, March 8
6 p.m.
Testing the Limits of Documentary Practice: Theo Anthony, RAT FILM
Palamountain Hall, Emerson Auditorium

Thursday, March 8
10 p.m.
Awkward Kids Talking spring tour kick off show
Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

Saturday, March 10
12 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse: Skidmore vs Ithaca
Wachenheim Field

Saturday, March 10
1 p.m.
Women's Tennis: Skidmore vs Williams
Wilton YMCA

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