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January 9
Local economy runs in part on Union

Union contributed $322.5 million to area economy in 2015 according to report by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

January 5
Bali mini-term combines art and culture

For three intensive weeks, 16 students were immersed in Balinese culture, studying with masters of traditional performing arts in gamelan (an orchestra of gongs and xylophones) and dance.

January 4
Tenure committee formed

An ad-hoc committee is reviewing the tenure of Roman Yukilevich, assistant professor of biology.

November 10
Tobacco-free campus initiative continues

On Monday, Nov. 14, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will celebrate the conclusion of the informational campaign by holding a tabling event in the Reamer Campus Center.

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 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.

May 7
Prize Day winners 2016

Students were honored for achievement in academics, research, service and governance.

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).