New lost and found website
Campus Safety has established a new web page for lost and found announcements.The page provides online forms to claim listed items, report a loss or inform Campus Safety about found items. The link to the page is also available on the Campus Safety page, at the bottom of the navigation menu on the left.
The IdeaLab Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for pop-up makerspaces to be offered by faculty and staff in visible spaces on campus. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1. For more information, please contact Kim Frederick.
Kids Night Out
Kids ages 5-14 are invited to participate in well-supervised recreational activities, Friday, March 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m. in Williamson Sports Center. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, email Ron Plourde, or call ext. 5380.
Skidmore Theater: black box production
"Men on Boats" will be performed March 1-7 at 8 p.m in the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater. Tickets ($8 students, $12 general admission) can be purchased online.
The Skidmore College Orchestra will present “American Originals” Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in Zankel Music Center. Tickets are available at the box office and can be reserved by calling ext. 5321 or by visiting the Zankel website.
Barnes to discuss U.S.-Mexican border
Diana Barnes, senior teaching professor of Spanish, will discuss “What’s Going On Down There? The Human Side of the U.S.-Mexican Border” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 4, in Davis Auditorium.
Science on Tap
Anthony Hatch from Wesleyan University will speak Tuesday, March 5 at the Parting Glass. For more information, contact Kurt Smemo.
USC vice provost to visit Skidmore
Ginger Clark, assistant vice provost for academic and faculty affairs and director of the Center in Excellence in Teaching at the University of Southern California, will visit campus to discuss “Student Evaluations and Peer Observations of Teaching: Pitfalls and Promising Practices” Thursday, March 7. All faculty are invited to attend a 2:30 p.m. session. To register, please contact Jeannie Eddy by email.
Live More: Skidmore’s health education series
Dietician Amy Wahl of Hannaford Supermarkets will discuss heart health. Monday, March 11 in Scribner Library room 417, noon-1 p.m. Register online.
Skidmore’s 12th annual Soccer Without Borders camp
The Skidmore men’s and women’s soccer teams are hosting a soccer camp for boys and girls, ages 6-12. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Please register online. For more information, contact the group by email.
Student Leadership Nominations
Nominations are due by 4 p.m. Monday, March 25. The awards will be presented at the annual Student Leadership Banquet on Thursday, May 2. Nominations can be made online.