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Media executive to deliver Harder lecture
Spencer Baim, chief strategic officer of Vice Media, will deliver the 34th annual F. William Harder Lecture in Business Administration on March 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Gannett Auditorium. The lecture is titled "Branding in the Bardo: What it means to be a brand today."
Skidmore to host inaugural humanistic inquiry symposium
Skidmore will host the inaugural symposium on humanistic inquiry March 23–24. The theme is "metamorphosis." 
Start here, then explore your world
Skidmore students are crafting learning experiences as individual as they are through off-campus study and exchanges, courses, internships and more. 
Making your major decision
How do students find their major? To find out, we talked to five students about their personal journeys to making their own "major" decisions. 
Campus Notes
Exploremore: Majors and Minors
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Exploremore: Majors and Minors is devoted to helping Skidmore first-year students and sophomores explore potential majors and minors.

Don't miss this opportunity to talk with professors and upperclassmen about what it means to major/minor in a specific discipline and what pathways and special opportunities are available to you there. 

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Meet Jesse O'Connell
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Jesse O'Connell is program coordinator for the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS). O'Connell joined Skidmore in October of 2015 after relocating from San Francisco where she worked in the documentary film industry. O'Connell says that her role coordinating an academic program brings unexpected similarities to the process of creating a film. 
Sustainability Office Bulletin
Skidmore’s creative approach to sustainability has earned the college national recognition, including an AASHE STARS Silver Rating and placement on the Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Green Colleges” list.
Mack performs opera
Evan Mack, teaching professor of music, was in Portland, Oregon, for five performances of his opera Angel of the Amazon. He then flew to Columbia, South Carolina, to premiere a song cycle called "If only Lenny were here."
Cosgrove and Segrave publish article
John Cosgrove, access services librarian, and Jeff Segrave, professor of health and exercise sciences, published "A tribute to Trizophrenia: Sport in Jef Mallett's comic strip "Frazz," in the International Journal of Comic Art.

The Spa weekly specials


2018 Presidents Award nominations

Freirich finalists announced, final presentations are April 6

Campus Events

Thursday, March 22
5:30–7 p.m.
Bollinger exhibit opening
Schick Art Gallery

Thursday, March 22
7:30 p.m.
Lecture: Dr. Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob
Palamountain Hall, Gannett 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

Tuesday, March 27
5–6 p.m.
Lecture: Alzheimer's disease

Tisch Learning Center, Room 201

Wednesday, March 28
6–8 p.m.
Lecture: Artificial Intelligence

Palamountain Hall, Emerson Auditorium

Wednesday, March 28
6–9 p.m.
Student films from Palestine

Palamountain Hall, Emerson Auditorium

Thursday, March 29
7 p.m.
Lecture: Rethinking strategies for racial justice

Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium

Saturday, March 31
2 and 8 p.m.
Senior Capstone Dance Concert
Skidmore Dance Theater

Tuesday, April 3
6–7 p.m.
Malloy Lecture: Arthur Ganson
Filene Recital Hall

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