Talk: Roxane Gay
Gay, author of “Bad Feminist,” “Not that Bad” and “Hunger: A Memoir of My Body,” will speak Friday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Tickets for the Skidmore community are free;
public tickets are $20. Contact Speakers Bureau chair Esme Edwards for more information.
Skidmore faculty and staff are invited to a Winter Celebration Friday, Feb. 8 at the Saratoga Springs City Center. RSVP online by Friday, Jan. 25 or call ext. 5670.
Freshly baked breads are available for $4 a loaf on a first-come, first-served basis Friday, Jan. 25 in the Atrium Café, 3-5 p.m.
Science on Tap
Kristofer Covey will discuss "Three Trillion and Counting: What Mapping Global Tree Density Taught us About Science and the Popular Imagination" at the Parting Glass, Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Kurt Smemo.
Skidmore’s summer day camp for children entering grades one to six will open online at 9 a.m. for Skidmore employees on Wednesday, Jan. 30. More information is available on the program’s website.
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. For more information, contact Molly Channon.
A blood drive will be held Friday, Feb. 1 in the Intramural/Dance Gym from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To check your eligibility, or to schedule a donation, visit the Red Cross website and use sponsor code SKIDMORE. For more information, contact Linda Hall.
Lecture: Geoffrey Cohen
Geoffrey Cohen will discuss “Powerful but Invisible, Social Psychological Processes Shaping Student Success” on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the Gannett Auditorium. For more information, please contact Kristie Ford.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Skidmore Athletics National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Williamson Sports Center. A registration form is available online. For more information, contact Lacey Largeteau.