Skidmore College

New York News
6:18 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Skidmore Student Found Responsible For Attack Suspended For Additional Two Years

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The Skidmore College student found responsible for a sexual assault and whose readmission hearing sparked protests on campus and elsewhere has had his suspension extended by two years. Some advocates think the decision doesn’t go far enough.

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New York News
5:16 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Skidmore Students Protest Before Readmission Hearing

Student Reina Kiefer thanks students for their support
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Students at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs Friday gathered to protest a readmission hearing for a student suspended for sexual misconduct and to support victims of sexual violence.

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New York News
1:56 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

Ahead Of Hearing, Skidmore Students Speak Out Against Sexual Violence

Ahead of a scheduled readmission hearing for a student sanctioned by Skidmore College for violating the campus’ policy on sexual misconduct, the national debate over campus sexual assault has found new voices among students in Saratoga Springs.

The issue of reporting campus sexual and gender-based misconduct has been at the forefront lately. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking private colleges and universities to adopt uniform assault reporting procedures. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is leading a charge nationally to combat campus sexual assault and violence.

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New York News
5:21 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Skidmore's Tang Teaching Museum Receives $1 Million Grant

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College received the $1 million in funding through a challenge grant from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.

According to the college, the matching grant will build the institution’s endowment and expand programming for students, faculty, and visitors.

The museum’s director, Ian Berry, said the grant will support “new ways of learning for our audiences here in Saratoga and beyond.”

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New York News
9:54 am
Sun January 25, 2015

Anne Palamountain, Former First Lady Of Skidmore College, Dies At 91

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Anne Tonneson Palamountain, the former “First Lady” of Skidmore College, has died at age 91.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

The Academic Minute for 2015.1.19-1.23

Catch up The Academic Minute from 1.19 - 1.23

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon January 19, 2015

The Week on The Academic Minute (2015.01.19)

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Monday, January 19
Lawrence Ian Reed of Skidmore College analyzes the implications of facial expression.

Tuesday, January 20
Yoel Stuart of The University of Texas at Austin profiles the speedy evolutionary process of anolis carolinensis.

Wednesday, January 21
Florida State University's Kimberly Hughes explores the benefits of being a particularly colorful fish.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 7, 2014

The Academic Minute for 11.03-11.07

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon November 3, 2014

2014.11.03 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, November 3
Dr. Maria Cancian of The University of Wisconsin Madison traces the changing face of divorce and custody.  

Tuesday, November 4
In a special Election Day segment, Dr. Michele Gelfand of The University of Maryland discusses American regionalism.

Wednesday, November 5
Dr. Jennie Brand of UCLA analyzes the benefits of higher education for differing socioeconomic groups.  

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Chuck Palahniuk In Saratoga On 11/1

    

  Chuck Palahniuk, the bestselling author of Fight Club will be in Saratoga Springs with his new novel, Beautiful You, about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure tomorrow night at 7PM in at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.

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