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Joowon Park teaching class

In his Scribner Seminar, anthropology professor Joowon Park is using the vibrant, South Korean music phenomenon known as K-pop to help first-year students explore interdisciplinary ideas and acclimate to the rigors of academic life at Skidmore.


Juleyka Lantigua-Williams ’96

“I was a government major who loved her genetics class and was on the construction team for the theater company,” recalls Juleyka Lantigua-Williams ’96. She went into print journalism, but now she’s an entrepreneur who helps disseminate wide perspectives in podcasts.


Please stop by Scribner House tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 7, 3-7:30 p.m. for the annual Skidmore Cares Open House. Collections are ongoing for items needed by community organizations.

Come meet Cabinet members, discuss ideas and ask questions. No appointment is needed.

Skidmore Spotlight

Rory Cook

Rory Cook works as a cashier at the Skidmore Shop, where he greets customers, stocks shelves, updates displays and helps customers with their purchases.


CIS updates
Spa Specials


Join the No Gain, Maintain Holiday Challenge

The Live More Skidmore work site wellness program brings you this six-week weight maintenance challenge, Monday, Dec. 10 through Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.


World Philosophy Day lecture

“Encountering Democracy: Concepts and Policies of Democracy Building at the United Nations” Massimo Tommasoli. Monday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., Palamountain Hall, Emerson Auditorium.


Liberty League basketball doubleheader

Skidmore faces Vassar in the on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The women’s team competes at 5 p.m. and the men’s team at 7 p.m.


Harry Potter theme dinner

Join the fun Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 5-7:30 p.m.


Skidmore Shop holiday deals

The annual holiday sale will be held Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Spin the wheel of discounts! Free Prizes! Or shop online: Online purchases over $25 ship free through Dec. 20. Purchases under $25 ship for $5.


Annual sportswear sale

Rec gym in the Williamson Sports Center, Thursday, Dec 13 between 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.


2019 winter break jobs on campus in your department?

If your office will be hiring student workers over the break,


2019 Skidmore winter baseball clinic

For ages 6-13, Tuesday and Wednesday Jan. 15-16, 6-8:30 p.m. Cost: $90.


No Bread Sale this week, December 7, 2018

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

December 6-14

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Schick Art Gallery


Thursday, Dec. 6

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Friday, Dec. 7

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium


Friday, Dec. 7

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Kids Night Out

For more information, .


Saturday, Dec. 8

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

Saturday, Dec. 8

2-3:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Sunday, Dec. 9

5 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Monday, Dec. 10

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Monday, Dec. 10

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Tuesday, Dec. 11

7:30 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

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