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Tutors, critics and counselors. Listeners, observers and problem-solvers. Skidmore mentors come in all varieties, but a universal truth connects them all: They are one of the primary reasons students choose Skidmore … and one of the most common stories told about why our graduates love Skidmore.


In this installment of our “Skidmore Mentors” series, Skidmore students and young alumni share how their professors gave them the guidance and advice they needed to answer some of their biggest life questions.


Campus Notes

Bernie Possidente, professor of biology, presented a poster titled "A 5XFAD Transgenic Mouse Model for Photoperiod Treatment of Circadian Rest/Activity Disruption in Alzheimer's Disease" at the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms at its May meeting at Amelia Island, Florida.


Possidente also co-authored an e-print article, with colleagues in the Industrial Systems Engineering Department at RPI, in the open-access journal arXiv, titled "Continuous Circadian Phase Estimation Using Adaptive Notch Filter."

Spa Specials

Skidmore Spotlight

Rebecca Shepard

Rebecca Shepard is the curatorial assistant of the Schick Art Gallery. She previously held a position as a lecturer in the Art Department. Before Skidmore, Shepard held multiple art education and curatorial positions, including serving as a gallery director for the Art Center of the Capital Region.


CIS Updates

Excavation will begin this week and rock removal will continue. There will also be tree removal and continued heavy equipment traffic, particularly dump trucks, in the area.


Campus Events

June 4–18

6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Arthur Zankel Music Center


June 6–8


Saratoga Performing Arts Center


June 7–10


Tang Teaching Museum and Case Center



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