Also In This Issue

A fresh batch of alumni news, from travels to jobs to new babies, can be viewed now on the Class Notes site.

Skidmore's partnership with Carnegie Hall and the Juilliard and Weill music institutes marks 10 years with a special concert Feb. 17, as the rising stars of Ensemble Connect present classical and new works. Tickets here.

Corn-dusted skate, napa slaw, lentil salad with tropical fruits—and that's just the appetizer. Skidmore's dining-services team again won American Culinary Federation gold, besting 10 other college staffs in using lentils, cauliflower, walnuts, pheasant, and more.

Edvinas Rupkus '19 scored 32 points and Jack Byrne '92 scored 22 as the men's basketball team rose from an 11-point halftime hole to top Union, 88-78, on Saturday. The same day, the Skidmore women beat their own 11-point deficit, outscoring Union by 23 to 9 in the fourth for a dramatic 51-46 victory. Following Big Green Scream wins over Hobart and William Smith on Friday, both teams are at the the top of the conference.

In Sister, Show Me Eternity, soprano Sylvia Stoner '94 joins two guests to explore the sisterhoods of Emily Dickinson, Feb 19, 3 p.m., Zankel Music Center

Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio, this year's McCormack Visiting Artists, discuss their work, including the Tang Museum's Entangle, March 2, 5:30 p.m., Tang Museum

Zankel Professor Pushkala Prasad discusses "Racialized Capitalism and the Tainting of Brand U.S.A." in this year's Moseley Faculty Lecture, March 7, 8 p.m., Gannett Auditorium

Nick Petrella '15, a pitcher for Thoroughbreds baseball, and Keirsten Sires '15, a T'bred tennis and soccer player, teamed up in an entrepreneurship course to create a forum where student-athletes can rate and read about the recruiting process at different colleges. is their subject in this podcast.

Florida alumni are steakhouse-socializing March 14 in Palm Beach; hearing American-studies professor Amber Wiley discuss Chicago history, poetry, and culture March 15 in Vero Beach and March 16 in Naples; and gallery-hopping March 17 in Sarasota and St. Pete.

Skidmore's Career Development Center advises alumni all over the world by phone and Skype. Special offer ending March 17: online scheduling of sessions with the CDC's alumni specialist.

Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of '14, '08, '05, '04, '99, '98, '84, '76, and '69, including Flying Squirrel Bar founders Max Poppel '05 and Dan Rose '04.

As a service to classmates, here is a listing of deceased alumni and their online obituaries that Skidmore has recently learned of.