The Skidmore College hockey and
women�s basketball teams make their home debuts this weekend.
The hockey team hosts New England Hockey Conference rivals
Suffolk at 7 p.m. Friday and Johnson & Wales at 4 p.m.
Saturday. The women�s basketball team tips its season at home
at 2 p.m. Saturday against Oneonta. Read
more on the Skidmore Athletics
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Skidmore's IdeaLab invites faculty and
staff to attend free buffet lunches through Friday, Nov. 8, at
noon all this week at the Tang. There will be planning demos,
makerspace activities and presentations by colleagues during
this celebration of all things IdeaLab. There is no need to
RSVP. For more information, contact Beau
Fall 2019 Dunkerley
Artist and furniture designer Ken
Landauer, whose work is on view in the Tang�s Atrium, will
engage in conversation with Levi Rogers, director of
sustainability programs and assessment at Skidmore, at 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Tang Teaching Museum. A reception
�How to be a Confucian
In recognition of World Philosophy Day
(Nov. 21), the Philosophy Department has invited Stephen Angle
of Wesleyan University to give a talk, �How to be a Confucian
Feminist,� at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Gannett Auditorium.
The talk will be accessible to a general
Kids ages 5 to 14 are invited to
participate in well-supervised recreational activities from
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in Williamson Sports Center.
The cost is $10 per child. For more information, email Ron Plourde or
call extension 5380.
Tween Saturday workshop:
The next Tween
Saturday workshop, Bugged Out!, will take place from 3 to
4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Tang Teaching Museum.
Similar to Family Saturday programs, Tween Saturday workshops
allow kids ages 10 to 13 to engage in deeper discussions about
artworks in the Tang�s current exhibitions and explore their
ideas through an art project. Programming is free and
materials are included. For more information, contact Sunny
CPR/AED/Basic First Aid
The Department of Campus Safety will
host the semester�s final four-hour class on American Red
Cross Basic First Aid, Basic CPR and the use of the Automated
External Defibrillator (AED) from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10,
in Williamson Sports Center�s second-floor classroom. If
interested, contact Lori Parks in
Campus Safety, extension 5568.
Skidmore College Orchestra
marks Beethoven�s 250th birthday
College Orchestra will celebrate Beethoven�s music with a
concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in Zankel Music Center�s
Ladd Concert Hall.
Street Dance Activism and
Bell will host a lecture demo at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12,
to demonstrate how performance can be used to disrupt social,
economic and historical paradigms. Bell will also lead a
street dance activism workshop from 12:20 to 2:20 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 13, in JKB Theater, Studio A. The workshop is
open to Skidmore faculty, staff and students. For more
information, contact Eunice
Teen Studio workshop led by Skidmore students will be held
at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Tang Teaching Museum.
Teens are welcome to explore art, make art and hang out at the
free workshop, and materials are provided. For more
information, contact Sunny Ra.
Event management system
on centralized scheduling and use of the event management
system will be offered at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 14 and
at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19 and Nov. 21 in Scribner Library room
222. Emphasis will be on adding services (catering and media)
and ordering meal tickets and linens. The new Surrey guest
room reservation system will also be discussed. Content can
also be personalized by contacting the instructor in advance.
Email with questions or
topics you would like to cover.
Roundtable discussion: The
Human Cost of Border Walls
Join professors Diana Barnes, Mao
Chen, Nurcan Atalan-Helicke, James Kennelly, Joowon Park and
Petra Watzke for a discussion of the impact of borders and
border walls on communities in various national contexts from
5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Bolton 203. A
reception will follow.
Resident assistant nominations
Faculty and staff members are
encouraged to nominate students who they believe would make
great resident assistants for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Nominations are due by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. Each
person may nominate more than one student, but please
submit one form per student. For more information, contact
Zachary R. VanGalder.
New content has been added to the
Skidmore Grants website. This month, the website is
highlighting Assistant Professor of Chemistry K. Aurelia Ball,
her recent award entitled �Characterization and Modulation of
SH3 Domain Binding Pathway Biophysics� and the National
Science Foundation. Visit
the Skidmore Grants website for funding
announcements, articles of interest and other
While the campus mission requires us
to be operational 24/7 on a 12-month basis, there are some
occasions where the campus will experience a delayed opening,
early release or closure impacting non-designated essential
personnel due to particularly severe winter weather.
Employees are encouraged to read
the full Inclement Weather Policy. For more information,