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Schick to host Bollinger exhibit
March 22–April 22, the Schick Art Gallery will host Matt Bollinger: DIY a solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and videos, including stop-motion animations. Based on invented narrative and memory, Bollinger's work depicts moments from the everyday lives of semi-fictional characters. 
Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob
"Owning God" lecture
Communications and conflict resolution scholar Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob of Dickinson College will visit March 21–23 to deliver a public lecture titled "Owning God: Religious Identity, Imagined Belongings and Terrorism in a Radically Interconnected World," and meet with students and faculty. 
Campus Notes
Hurst named a Frederick Burkhardt fellow
Heather Hurst, associate professor of anthropology, was named a Frederick Burkhardt fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. The fellowship program is designed to aid recently tenured faculty and is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Jones named to Hall of Fame
Bill Jones, athletic marketing manager in the Office of Communications and Marketing, was named to the 2018 Hall of Fame class by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Skidmore Spotlight
Meet Leon Briggs
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Leon Briggs, an end user computer specialist for Information Technology at Skidmore, provides technical support and guidance for faculty and staff with Skidmore-owned Apple computers.

Briggs started working at Skidmore three years ago, but his relationship with the college began many years earlier when his father worked here.  


CIS Updates

Financing for first phase of CIS project secured, construction to begin this spring

In January, the Saratoga County Capital Resource Corporation approved Skidmore’s application to finance $35 million of the $67.5 million first phase of the Center for Integrated Sciences (CIS) project in the form of a tax-exempt bond. The bond was issued and traded in February, and the process closed earlier this month. 



Williamson Sports Center spring break hours

Call for nominations: Staff Advisory Board (SAB)

2018 Presidents Award nominations

Computer Science and Philosophy Departments announce artificial intelligence lecture

Campus Events

Tuesday, March 20
6–7:30 p.m.
Sonic Borders II
Tang Teaching Museum, Atrium

Wednesday, March 21
7–9 p.m.
Film Screening: Free to Rock
Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

Thursday, March 22
6–8 p.m.
Staring Back at the Sun
Tang Teaching Museum, Somers

Thursday, March 22
6–9 p.m.
Film Screening: No Más Bebés
Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24
Friday, 3–7 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30–5 p.m. 
Humanistic Inquiry Symposium
Tang Teaching Museum, Multiple Locations

Monday, March 26
5:30 p.m.
Harder Lecture: Spencer Baim, Vice Media
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium

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