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October 13

Autumn leaps: Koresh Dance Company comes to campus and the Egg

The Philadelphia-based Koresh Dance Company, known for its provocative choreographic style that blends ballet, modern, jazz and other genres, comes to campus Oct 19-22 as part of the Theater and Dance Department’s annual Stephanie C. Davis Dance Residency

September 23

Annual Safety Day set for Tuesday

Representatives from the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control as well as local police and fire departments will be on hand to give safety tips.

September 8

Meet the new faculty

Learn more about the members of the Union community who have arrived for the new academic year.

July 19

Union names new chief communications officer

Thomas P. Torello will oversee the Office of Communications, whose responsibilities include media and public relations, marketing, publications, social media, the alumni magazine, the College’s Web site and the Chronicle, a weekly internal newsletter.

July 14

Campus mourns passing of April Selley

A specialist in American literature, creative writing and poetry, she joined the College in 2001 as a visiting assistant professor. She became a lecturer in 2006, and a senior lecturer in 2009.

July 14

College mourns the passing of April Selley

Colleagues and other friends are mourning the loss of April Selley, a devoted teacher and writer who instilled in students her joy of literature and the craft of creative writing.

April 29

A tree story

Students planted a tree on campus to observe Arbor Day and the legacy of its founder, James Sterling Morton, an honorary degree recipient in 1856.

April 21

Earth Week events wrapping up

Earth Week wraps up with several events Friday, concluding a week of sustainability education and campus activities.

April 7

Spring Taylor Time! series kicks off Monday

Music by Debussy, Ravel, and Hilary Tann will be performed by celebrated Skidmore College faculty members Jan Vinci (flute), William Hakim (viola), and Elizabeth Huntley (harp).

March 30

Playing with Tigers

George Gmelch, professor of anthropology, was featured on The Roundtable

March 1

Rain or snow, we're golfing

On one of Schenectady's cold and rainy late fall days, Emily Ferguson '18 is practicing with her pitching wedge at Pebble Beach.

March 1

Making music, the Japanese way

Jennifer Matsue needed a book on Japanese music that would challenge her students, but not alienate them with excessive jargon and complicated terminology. When she couldn't find one, she wrote her own.