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Dining Services wins gold

Skidmore's Dining Services team recently earned its sixth consecutive gold medal for culinary excellence in an American Culinary Federation sanctioned competition on campus.


Skidmore News

Liberty League Honor Roll

of the men’s basketball team and of the women’s basketball team earned spots on the Liberty League Honor Roll. The weekly award recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play.

A soccer player passionate about perfect words

Mike Park ‘19 dreamt of playing professional soccer but was less sure about a college major. Read about his unexpected transformation into “a walking amalgamation of athleticism and the arts.”


Skidmore Shop blowout sale

Campus Notes

A book by Yelena Biberman-Ocakli, assistant professor of political science, has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press. She also published a scholarly article.


David Cohen, assistant professor in the Department of Management and Business, published an article about his research.


Research by Kristofer Covey, visiting assistant professor of environmental studies and sciences, was mentioned in a news feature in Nature.


Matthew Hockenos, Harriet Johnson Toadvine ’56 Chair in 20th Century History, published an article in Time magazine.


Christopher B. Mann, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in a news article in the Post-Star.




Smoke free

Please plan to attend an all-campus event on Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Case Center to learn more about Skidmore’s new Smoking Policy, cessation resources, and how you can be part of this initiative. As of Jan. 1, smoking and tobacco use — as well as the use of all e-cigarettes and vaping devices — are prohibited throughout all Skidmore College property, including outdoor areas.


Skidmore Spotlight

Corine Houry-Kling

Corine Houry-Kling works as a staff assistant in the Career Development Center, where she coordinates the front desk, the center’s webpage, its online jobs database and the office budget.


CIS updates
Spa Specials


Junior Admissions Workshop

Register by Wednesday, Jan. 23 for the Jan. 26-27 workshop, which offers advice to high school juniors who are the children or grandchildren of employees or alumni about applying to any college. or call Alumni Relations and College Events at ext. 5670.


Winter Celebration

Skidmore faculty and staff are invited to a Winter Celebration Friday, Feb. 8 at the Saratoga Springs City Center. or call ext. 5670.


Capital District Feminist Studies Conference

Skidmore College’s Gender Studies Program will host the , Friday, Feb. 1. For more information, .


Help the Tang

Share a photograph from your own personal celebrations involving sugar (such as a cake for a birthday or other milestone) by Thursday, Jan. 31.

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20

3 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Friday, Jan. 25

2-5 p.m.

Palamountain, Emerson Auditorium


Thursday, Jan. 31

6-8 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum Atrium


Friday, Feb. 1

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Murray Aikins Dining Hall, 2nd Floor

Friday, Feb. 1

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Palamountain, Gannett Auditorium


Tuesday, Feb. 5

5-6 p.m.

Saisselin Art Building, Schick Art Gallery


Thursday, Feb. 7

5 p.m.


Tang Teaching Museum, Tang Mezzanine


Friday, Feb. 8

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

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