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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

August 18, 2017

2015 partial eclipse watchers in Belfast, Ireland; image courtesy of EarthSky
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Alfred University students, alum, professors heading for total eclipse of the sun

Three Alfred University astronomers and physics professors are leading a trip to Union, Mo., where the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21 will be on full display.

Christine Heckle Alfred University trustee to welcome new students at opening convocation

Alfred University will mark the beginning of its 182nd year, welcoming new students to campus Thursday, Aug. 24. Returning students will arrive over the weekend and classes will begin Aug. 28.

Alfred University Alumni Events

Homecoming 2017 – Sept. 22, 23 


Plan to return home to Alfred University for Homecoming Weekend. On Friday join the AU student body for their traditional Bonfire. Saturday has a full day of activities starting with the Tim Jaenecke ’84 Record Board Dedication.

Alfred University alum Robert Kalfin 'still going strong' with new production

Alfred University alumnus and “theater icon” Robert Kalfin ’54 is featured in an article in The East Hampton Star, http://easthamptonstar.com/Arts/2017817/Theater-Icon-Still-Going-Strong.

Marvin Bell featured in LA Review of Books interview

American poet Marvin Bell, a 1958 graduate of Alfred University, is the subject of an extended interview in The Los Angeles Review of Books at https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/a-lifetime-in-poetry-marvin-bell-on-iowa-and-the-dead-man-poems#!

Alumnus credits great teachers at Alfred University

Jeff Zemek '74 credits his teachers -- Val Cushing, Daniel Rhodes and Bob Turner --with imparting a "example of how to pursue my own vision."   He is profiled in the Greenfield Recorder.

Dr. Yiquan Wu Alfred University professor wins $3 million award for laser materials research

Dr. Yiquan Wu, associate professor of materials science in the Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University, has received an award from the Office of Naval Research for the HEL-JTO High Energy Laser Multidisciplinary Research Initiative Program.

Alfred makes top 10 list as "affordable college town"

Alfred, NY, home of Alfred University and Alfred State College is number five on the list of top 10 most affordable college towns to live in.  See the complete list.

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