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HEAPING HELPING

A “Politics of Food” course led Ella Sampou ’17 to the student-run composting initiative—from collection of food scraps to bicycle-wagon delivery of compost. [VIDEO]

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT MOURNED

Will Golden ’19, a freshman hockey player, died after a fall during spring break last month. The campus rallied to celebrate his life and provide support.

WELCOMING 2020

From a record-breaking applicant pool, Skidmore offered admission to a select few, and it sweetened the deal with a video and photo-sharing that are drawing a lot of smiles.

PANGAEA PERFORMANCES

Taiko, hip-hop, Bollywood, tarantella, and other acts (plus all-American donut holes) drew a big crowd for the International Student Union’s world-cultures show, “Pangaea.” [VIDEO]

FOUR-CAMPUS ART SHOW

This Place, a photography exhibit on Israel and the West Bank, now at the Brooklyn Museum, is coming to Skidmore, Colgate, Hamilton, and Albany in 2018. A shared grant will also fund related events and education.

SPEAKER SMORGASBORD

Idea-brokers of every stripe have visited campus lately, from a hip-hopping Green VP candidate and a Black Lives Matter founder to a virtual-reality sage and a medieval Italian burlesque troupe.

T'BREDS UPDATE

Golfers win big, men's tennis is unbeaten, and women's lacrosse occupies fourth place in the league.

CAMPUS CAMPS FOR KIDS

Skidmore's sports clinics and day camps for children are now open for registration.

CELEBRATION PLANS

Skidmore is already planning for Celebration Weekend’s open houses, tours, and showcases. Even before invitations are sent to students’ families, details on the Oct. 14-16 event are being updated online.

ALUMNI ACCOLADES

Awards at Reunion, June 2-5, will go to Betsy Lowe '76, Jill Schuker '66, Betsey Wattenberg Selkowitz '66, Judith Murdough Rollinson ’56, Barbara Burgess Maier ’71, Susan Flanagan ’76, Merilee Mapes Perkins ’76, Melissa Milstein Jacobsen ’81, and Jessyca Dudley ’06.

ANTARCTIC CRUISE

Skidmore’s 2017 expedition to Antarctica is open for registration. The Feb 9-22 trip includes two nights in Buenos Aires and nine nights on an exclusively chartered ship, with its team of expert naturalists. Information on all trips here.

NOTABLE

Alumni from '08, '04, '92, '91, '82, and '76, from dancers and designers to researchers and CEOs, are spotlighted this month.

Upcoming regional events include Washington, D.C. on April 21, Boston on April 21, San Diego on April 27, San Francisco on May 5, Philadelphia on May 12, Pittsburgh on May 14 and New York City on May 19.

As a service to classmates, here is a listing of recently deceased alumni for whom obituaries are currently available online.