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Faculty-Staff Achievements, January 23, 2016

January 23, 2017


Mary Zeiss Stange
Mary Zeiss Stange

Mary Zeiss Stange, professor emerita of women's studies and religion, was the keynote speaker at a December conference titled "Tradition in Search of a Rationale: The Future of Hunting in Japan and North America" at the University of Iowa. Her address focused on cross-cultural comparisons of the ways indigenous cultures draw on religious and ritual symbolism surrounding hunting to create art forms that contribute, both figuratively and literally, to these people's survival in the modern world.

Paul Karlson, left, Ron Wall, Jesse Staigar, Joe Greco
Paul Karlson, left, Ron Wall, Jesse
Staigar, Joe Greco

A Skidmore Dining Services team, including Joe Greco, Paul Karlson, Jesse Staigar, and Ron Wall, won a gold medal at the American Culinary Federation conference and competition, held at Skidmore earlier this month.

Publications and Exhibitions

Jason Breves
Jason Breves

Jason Breves, assistant professor of biology, co-authored an article in BMC Physiology titled "Variation in branchial expression among insulin-like growth-factor binding proteins (igfbps) during Atlantic salmon smoltification and seawater exposure." His co-authors include Skidmore alumni Chelsea Fujimoto '15 and Silas Phipps-Costin '16, both biology majors. The article describes a collaborative study with researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Gothenburg regarding the development of Atlantic salmon.

In the News

Linda Simon
Linda Simon

Linda Simon, professor emerita of English, was interviewed on radio station WCCO, a CBS affiliate in Minneapolis, on Jan. 16. Simon discussed the closing of the Ringling Brothers' Circus. To hear the interview, click here and scroll down to "Monday, January 16th."

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