Campaign News

Arts
Skidmore's connection to 2010 Pulitzer Prize winners
[4/16/10] Author Paul Harding and composer Jennifer Higdon, each of whom won a 2010 Pulitzer Prize, have more than a passing connection to Skidmore. Read More.
Harder Lecture
Skidmore alum, a top international executive, to lecture
[3/12/10] Alumna Cynthia Carroll took a geology course to satisfy a Skidmore science requirement. It was the first step to a career that has garnered international notice. Later this month she'll return to campus to present the 26th annual Harder Lecture in Business Administration. The public is welcome. Read More.
Administration
WAMC to air continuation of Glotzbach interview this week
[2/5/10] Discussion in second installment focuses on college costs, tuition, and financial aid. Read More.
Science
NSF grant to support changes in chemistry curriculum
[1/29/10] Kim Frederick is principal investigator for Skidmore's first-ever Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement grant from the National Science Foundation. The two-year grant will encourage outreach to chemistry teachers at colleges and high schools in the region. Read More.
Activism
Meeting set to plan Skidmore's response to crisis in Haiti
[1/25/10] How can Skidmore respond effectively as a community to the crisis in Haiti? Join the discussion at a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 2:15 in the Intercultural Center to learn what people already are doing and explore how the Skidmore community can focus its energies. Read More.
Athletics
Field Hockey players earn All-America designation
[11/25/09] Elise Britt and Christine Kemp have been selected as NFHCA All-Americans. Read More.
Campus News
Skidmore a semifinalist for innovative grant
[11/21/09] The College is one of 31 schools seeking support for new project that will showcase performing arts and join the campus with the community on the issue of water. Read More.
Tang
Hudson River film event scheduled
[11/6/09] The Tang's celebration of the Hudson River will gets under way on Thursday, Nov. 12. The screening originally scheduled for Nov. 10 has been rescheduled to Nov. 19. Read More.
Athletics
Dinsdale third and counting on all-time NCAA dig list
[11/4/09] Senior libero Lauren Dinsdale is closing in on a remarkable record. As her volleyball career nears an end, she is headed toward the top of the NCAA's all-time dig list. Read More.
Lecture
Being good in a complicated world
[10/22/09] Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, who has written widely on the Jewish experience, will lecture on campus at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. Admission is free and open to the public. Read More.
Solomon Residency
Gender studies and art history to be focus of residency
[10/22/09] Scholars participating in this fall's Solomon Residency at the Tang will draw on art from contemporary Africa and Renaissance Italy to explore the connections between gender studies and art history. Read More.
Campus News
Rotary Foundation to recognize 4 Skidmore people Oct. 25
[10/18/09] The 10th annual foundation brunch will recognize six Saratogians for their support of a number of civic and educational initiatives. Honorees include William and Susan Dake, Marie Glotzbach, and Beatrice Sweeney. Proceeds from the event help fund Rotary scholarships. Read More.
Campus News
Guest scholars to help campus celebrate Constitution Day
[10/9/09] Two short lectures, by distinguished scholars Lucas Morel and Diana Schaub, will explain how Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass viewed the Constitution. The public is welcome at this special event. Read More.
Academics
Skidmore appoints director of arts administration
[10/9/09] David Howson has been named the inaugural Arthur Zankel Director of Arts Administration Read More.
Community
Students move from classroom to real world
[10/6/09] Students in Professor Roy Rotheim's Human Dilemmas class opted to arise early on a recent Sunday morning to lend their hands to a community effort designed to restore an 1880s-era train depot. At left, Trisheena Sobers (on ladder) and Cinyuki Chung were among the volunteers. Read More.
Campaign News
Williamson Challenge to match gifts
[9/23/09] Susan Kettering Williamson '59, College trustee and co-chair of the campaign, has offered to add $1 million to her own gift if 10,000 alumni, parents, and friends make a gift of any size to Skidmore by May 31, 2010. Read More.
Summer Programs
Writers Institute readings are under way through July 24
[6/25/09] Free readings and discussions by writers hosted by the New York State Summer Writers Institute are now underway through July 24. The list includes three recent poet laureates, three Pulitzer-Prize winners, a MacArthur Foundation "genius" award-winner, and a winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize. Read More.
Summer Programs
SITI Company on campus for 17th annual residency
[6/5/09] The dynamic theater ensemble returns for its 17th summer at Skidmore, with a special guest in residence and a SaratogaArtsFest peformance of Radio Macbeth featuring Ellen Lauren (left, Michael Brosilow photo) Read More.