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Winter weather has prompted the rescheduling of a campus presentation by Laurie Kramer, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, until Monday, Feb. 24 at 3:15 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center. Kramer is associate dean for academic programs in the college of agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences and professor of applied family studies in the department of human and community development at the University of Illinois.

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A team from Arizona State University’s (ASU) Office of Environmental Health and Safety visited campus Feb. 11 to learn about the university’s Chemical Environmental Management System (CEMS), reports Don Robinson, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety. According to...
A national search for a new senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost began reviewing applications last month and anticipates that on-campus interviews with finalists will take place in early April, according to Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy. In a Feb. 12 broadcast e-mail, the...
History professor Daniel Gordon has been named a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, where he has served as interim dean since last fall. He will give a presentation to the campus community on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 2:45 p.m. in 163C Campus Center, and will be available for questions...
Perhaps the most influential show you’ve never heard of, “Street Scene” is an artistic hybrid, the result of an unlikely collaboration among playwright Elmer Rice, poet Langston Hughes and composer Kurt Weill, that left a huge mark on musical theater, with everyone from Cole...
A second finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, Keith Garbutt, will give a presentation to the campus community on Monday, Feb. 10 at 3:15 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center. He will be available for questions until 4:45 p.m. Professor of biology at West Virginia University, Garbutt was named...

The Joint Task Force on Resource Allocation invites all faculty, students and staff to attend an open campus forum on Thursday, Feb. 6 at noon in 168C Campus Center. The panel’s co-chairs, Tim Anderson and Elizabeth Chilton, will provide an update on the progress of the task force as it leads the campus in an analysis of our current resource allocation process and make recommendations for the future.

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Danielle Taana Smith, director of the honors program at Rochester Institute of Technology and a finalist for the position of dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will visit campus on Monday, Feb. 3. She will give a presentation to the campus community at 3:15 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center, and will...
Three faculty members in the department of music and dance—Eric Berlin, John Bottomley and Greg Spiridopoulos—performed with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (ASO) on a Grammy-winning recording of “Conjurer,” a concerto for percussionist, string orchestra and optional brass by...
Senator Elizabeth Warren made her first campus visit on Jan. 22, taking time to meet with administrators, faculty and students as part of her swing through western Massachusetts. Warren was greeted by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy, Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Michael F. Malone...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (right) and Sandra Petersen

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