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Film documents journey from finance to farming
John Ubaldo '88 was a successful investment banker on Wall Street when he lost his best friend in the World Trade Center attacks. That’s when he decided to trade his finance career for one in farming. 
A transformational entrepreneurial experience
What is Skidmore’s Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition? Learn about one of the preeminent business plan competitions among liberal arts colleges nationally. 
Campus Notes
McFarren publishes novel
Jeromy McFarren, senior program coordinator in the Office of Special Programs, has written a youth mystery novel titled October Jones: The Lightning Pines Mystery.
Possidente co-authors article
Bernard Possidente, professor of biology, co-authored an article titled "The Drosophila apterous56f mutation impairs circadian locomotor activity." Among Possidente's co-authors were Skidmore senior Alexandra Fall '18 and alumni Nathan Canada '17, Mayumi Kohiyama '15 and Lisa Leung '17.
Arciero quoted in Self
Paul Arciero, professor of health and human physiological sciences, was quoted in a March 20 Self article titled "The Myth of the Fat-Burning Zone." 
Karp quoted in Men's Health
David Karp, professor of sociology, was quoted in a March 19 Men's Health article titled "This Is How to Apologize for Sexual Misconduct." 

The Spa weekly specials
Reminders about upcoming weekly Spa specials will be sent in the Skidmore Weekly Bulletin.

Skidmore Spotlight
Meet Aaron Kendall
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Aaron Kendall works as an instructional technologist for Academic Technologies at Skidmore. Kendall joined Skidmore nearly two years ago after working for a large public institution in New York City. It was the opportunity to work more closely with faculty and students that drew him to Skidmore and the liberal arts. 

Freirich finalists announced, final presentations are April 6

Campus Events

Thursday, March 29
5:30 p.m.
Image Power: The Life of a Photograph

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne

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 2
6 p.m.
Annual International Affairs Lecture: Betsy Hartmann
Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

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

Wednesday, April 4
6:30 p.m.
Screening: "The Bullish Farmer"
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium

Thursday, April 5
6–8 p.m.
Whole Grain: Experiments in Film & Video
Tang Teaching Museum, Somers

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