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Joe Torre discusses the game of life and the game of baseball

The Baseball Hall of Famer reflects on receiving an honorary degree from Skidmore College, the importance of a liberal arts education and summer in Saratoga Springs.


A sugarcoated world

“Like Sugar”, which runs through June 23, continues the Tang Teaching Museum’s tradition of faculty-curated exhibitions that cross disciplines and engage multiple points of view.


Summer at Skidmore

Anne Bogart and Elizabeth Streb

, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Tang Museum


, 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, Tang Museum


, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, Arthur Zankel Music Center


, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Arthur Zankel Music Center


, 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Tang Museum


, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, Arthur Zankel Music Center


Who’s on campus:

Skidmore’s Summer Dance Residency with Elizabeth Streb, June 2-22

Skidmore’s Summer Theater Workshop with SITI Company and Anne Bogart, June 2-29

Mostly Modern Music Festival, June 8-29 



Skidmore Spotlight

Kathy Jo Gallo

Kathy Jo Gallo works as the senior academic materials associate at the Skidmore Shop. She buys textbooks, lab materials, coursepack permissions and any other supplies needed for classes.


Faculty-Staff Achievements

Ian Berry, the Dayton Director of the Tang Teaching Museum, was the master of ceremonies at an event dedicating Ellsworth Kelly Forever stamps.


Dan Nathan, professor of American studies, attended a conference and reviewed a documentary for an academic journal.


Monica Raveret Richter, associate professor of biology, published an article in an environmental magazine.


Joan Ann Swanson, assistant professor of education studies, wrote a chapter in a new book. She and Christine Reilly, assistant professor of computer science and

The Charles Lubin Family Chair for Women in Science, also wrote a paper that will be presented at an upcoming conference.



from faculty and staff related to professional accomplishments and scholarly endeavors.

Dining Services

This week's Dining Services menu

The Spa is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday this summer. Breakfast is served from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch, which includes a salad bar, soup, full deli menu and grill menu, is served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weather permitting, a $5.99 pop-up grill menu is offered and includes a choice of burger, hot dog, chicken breast or veggie burger with two sides and a drink.


Burgess Café is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


The Dining Hall serves breakfast from 7 to 9:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m.



Skidmore Shop

New branded apparel is constantly rolling into the Skidmore Shop, including merchandise from Nike, Under Armour and Champion. .


Frances Day 2019

The , a community open house to be held Saturday, June 15, will feature art exhibitions, art-making activities, tours, food, music and more in honor of the museum’s namesake, Frances Young Tang ’61.


Jazz/Jewish fusion music

John Paul Green and his band Two Worlds will present a night of jazz/Jewish fusion music at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at Caffe Lena. .


Thoroughbred Cup Golf Tournament

A few openings remain for the on Saturday, June 22, at Saratoga National. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m., followed by the Awards Reception and dinner under the Blue Stone Tent at Saratoga National. The event has become a crucial fundraiser for Thoroughbred Athletics.


Media Services

Media Services will offer summer window hours and walk-up services from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sunday window hours will resume at the beginning of the fall semester. Access to the lab will still be available when the library is open, and tech requests and setups entered into EMS for weekend events will still be honored. For more information, call extension 5940 or

Please send submissions to the .

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