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When your professor knows your name
What does Skidmore’s 8:1 faculty-to-student ratio really stand for? In part one of our “Skidmore Mentors” series, two professors and their mentees tell stories of personal connection and professional growth. 
A sustainable mission
At Skidmore, green is more than just our school color. It’s embedded in our campus culture. With scores of student projects and dozens of campuswide initiatives, it’s a mission we’re all committed to sustaining. 
Kind Cultures wins first prize in 2018 Freirich Competition
Skidmore senior Graham Gilmore earned $20,000 to grow his kombucha business with a compelling presentation and top-quality product.
1,000 students pay it forward
In the latest episode of This is Skidmore, we hear Michelle Hubbs, director of community service programs, talk about the many ways Skidmore students make a difference for others.
Campus Notes
Cosgrove and Segrave present paper
John Cosgrove, access services librarian, and Jeff Segrave, professor of health and exercise sciences, presented a paper titled "Games are more fun when there's no real point: Bizarre sports in comic strips," at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 28–31.
Boyers publishes articles
Robert Boyers, professor of English, is the author of the following recent articles: "The Privilege Predicament" in the The American Scholar, Spring 2018; "Thinking & Not Thinking About the Ways of the Will" in Raritan, Spring 2018; "Policing Disability" in The American Interest, March–April 2018; and "On Vulgarity" in Hedgehog Review, Fall 2018.

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

Skidmore Spotlight
Meet Marjoram Jonathon Lynn
Marjoram Lynn
Marjoram Jonathon Lynn ‘16 is the summer operations and digital content coordinator for the Office of Special Programs at Skidmore College. Lynn recently celebrated one year as Skidmore staff but worked across many offices as a student. 

The support and sense of community is what Lynn finds most enjoyable about working at Skidmore. 

Sign up for a Sustainable Service Day activity on April 22

Skidmore Shop Storewide Sale

Campus Events

Thursday, April 12
6 p.m.
MDOCS Filmmakers Panel

Emerson Auditorium

Thursday, April 12
7:30–9 p.m.
Musicking the Collage: African Music, Dance and Art

Tang Teaching Museum, Atrium
Friday, April 13
8 p.m.
Julius Caesar

Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Main Stage
Saturday and Sunday, April 14–15
7–9 p.m.
The Miseducation of Black Womyn

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

Satuday, April 14
8 p.m.
Bartók Series, Ying Quartet
Zankel Music Center

Monday, April 16
5-8 p.m.
Not-so-smart phones: News and information loss in the mobile era
Emerson Auditorium

Tuesday, April 17
4:30–6 p.m.
Dialogue with John Yau, poet and art critic
Schick Art Gallery

Wednesday, April 18
12 p.m.
Picturing Enlightenment: Tibetan Paintings of the Tantric Saints
Gannett Auditorium

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