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Snapshots of a dynamic spring semester

April 20, 2022

The spring semester at Skidmore has been lively with exciting programs, innovative projects, and quality time with friends, colleagues, and mentors.

From a community-building and culturally dynamic suite of In It 6 diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programming, to lava pours and a master class taught by a trailblazing pianist and NPR host, memorable and illuminating experiences are around every corner of campus.

In It 6 program: Creating an Inclusive Campus: Skills & Practice

Amit Taneja, senior vice president and chief inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility officer at Chautauqua Institution, leads the Creating an Inclusive Campus: Skills and Practice session for staff and faculty as part of the In It 6 series April 7 in The Center.

Lara Downes master class

Pianist Lara Downes works with Quinn Stoddard-O’Neill '23 during her piano master class April 13 at Arthur Zankel Music Center. 

Lava pour

Drew Bugna ’22, left, and Caroline Rogers ’24, right, get help from John Galt, assistant professor of art, during a lava pour for the PourMore: Skidmore Lava Project class on March 22.

Juliana Huxtable speaks during the fifth annual Winter/Miller Lecture

Acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Juliana Huxtable speaks with Roman Cohen '22, the 2021-22 Eleanor Linder Winter ’43 Intern at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, during the fifth annual Winter/Miller Lecture on April 13 at the Tang. (Photo by Cindy Schultz)

Students sit in a hammock

From left, Mary Timmons ’25, Bella Thrussell ’25, and Izzy Clements ’25 enjoy the spring weather April 5 on Case Green.

Alash Ensemble

The Alash Ensemble performs Tuvan throat-singing during a workshop April 4 in Arthur Zankel Music Center's Ladd Concert Hall as part of In It 6 diversity, equity, and inclusion programming.

Skidmore baseball player goes for a catch

The Skidmore College baseball team faces off against Ithaca College on March 26.

Student discusses design for Jazz Fest logo

Nicki Li '22 talks about her winning design for the 2022 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival during Associate Professor of Art Deb Hall’s class Feb. 23 in Saisselin Art Building.

Students welcome accepted candidates to campus

Ayesha Robyn Domingo ’22 and Kylie Rowan ’23 welcome prospective students and families to Accepted Candidate Day on April 11.

Introduction to Dramaturgy class

Students act out a scene during Assistant Professor of English Joseph Cermatori’s Introduction to Dramaturgy class on March 8.

Franca Bibow ’22 rides during the Region 3 Equestrian Finals

Franca Bibow ’22 rides during the Region 3 Equestrian Finals at the Van Lennep Riding Center on March 26.

Students perform in Arthur Zankel Music Center during Filene Scholars auditions

Students perform in Arthur Zankel Music Center during the "Sweet Serenade" portion of the Filene Scholars auditions on March 26.

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