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  • Skidmore College non-tenure track faculty seeking unionization have reached an agreement with the private college to delay union elections in September.
  • Skidmore College non-tenure-track faculty rallied on campus as they take steps to unionize.
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Skidmore College are presenting trailblazing pianist, speaker and NPR’s Amplify co-host, Lara Downes for a special appearance on April 14, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Downes’ performance explores the landscape of American music from George Gershwin and Morton Gould to Billie Holiday, Scott Joplin, and Florence Price, giving voice to underrepresented and forgotten artists alongside their contemporaries. Downes will return to Saratoga on August 4th, 2022 for her SPAC debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra where she’ll perform two premieres: The Strayhorn Concerto and Price’s Piano Concerto in One Movement.
  • We learn this morning about "Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science," a new exhibition at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College which explores the influence fiber arts have had on areas of sciences as diverse as digital technology, mathematics, medicine, and neuroscience. The exhibit runs through June 12. To tell us more, we welcome Tang Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara, who is the curator of the exhibition Radical Fiber and Sara Lagalwar, a Skidmore professor of Neuroscience who is one of the faculty consultants on the exhibition and who has been bringing her neuroscience students to the exhibition.
  • Author & Skidmore professor Susannah Mintz’s memoir interweaves the private story of a marriage coming apart with readings of John Milton's poetry and prose. She discusses her book, Love Affair in the Garden of Milton, with us this morning and through a Northshire Books Virtual Event tonight.Connected essays chart the chaos of loss and the discovery of how a writer can inhabit our emotional as well as our intellectual selves. Inflected by the principles of mindfulness. Mintz's memoir explores how we reconstruct ourselves and find our way back to meaning in the aftermath of trauma.Susannah B. Mintz is the author or coeditor of several scholarly works about disability culture and representation, life writing, and early modern literature. She is currently a professor of English at Skidmore College.
  • All Together Now is a regional collections-sharing project organized by the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College that forges new collaborations between neighbor arts organizations.
  • Government Professor at Skidmore College Beau Breslin joins us this morning to discuss his new book, "A Constitution for the Living: Imagining How Five…
  • Students at Skidmore College rallied for racial justice on the first day of classes Monday.Monday night’s rally in Saratoga Springs was organized by the…
  • As New York begins a regional re-opening strategy, the state has released guidelines for contact tracing to follow the spread of COVID-19.As per Governor…
  • The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College’s latest exhibition, "FLEX," opens tomorrow."FLEX" continues the Tang’s tradition of faculty-curated…