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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

February 17, 2017

Volunteers with the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory work on transplanting eelgrass plants using ceramic disks manufactured at the Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University.
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Alfred University collaborative effort produces possible solution to eelgrass decline

Alfred University may be hundreds of miles from fresh saltwater, but the University has become a crucible – literal and metaphoric – for an engineering effort to reinvigorate the Atlantic Ocean’s eelgrass beds, which have been disappearing at a steady rate over the past twenty years.

Shamus Crean, Matt Szarleta and John Hess of Tam Ceramics meet Kade McGarrity at Expo. Career Expo Draws Hundreds to Campus

More than 200 Alfred University students and more than 40 potential employers gathered Friday in the Joyce and Walton Family Center for the Spring Career Expo. The event was sponsored by the Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center, at Alfred University, and Kohler Co.

Miller Performing Arts Center hosting Wu, Maloney collaboration

Alfred University’s Miller Performing Arts Center continues its hosting of a first-time collaboration between choreographer Mariah Maloney and guzheng musician Zhongbei (Daisy) Wu tonight and Saturday. The dance and musical performances will begin at 8 p.m. each night. Tickets are $5 ($2 for Alfred University students).

Alfred University alumnus James Malone's 'Rainbow Garden' under consideration for OZMA Award

Rainbow Gardens, a historical fantasy written by Alfred University alumnus James Malone ’72, is under consideration for the OZMA Fantasy Books Awards.

Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Knight Club Feb. 24. ICU, Asians in America to host Cultural Bowl

Alfred University’s Institute for Cultural Unity and Asians in America will host Cultural Bowl Friday Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Knight Club.

Charlie Best appears at the Turner Gallery tonight. Charlie Best brings Tin Can Telephone to Turner Gallery

Artist Charlie Best brings Tin Can Telephone to Alfred University tonight, Feb. 17, in The Robert C. Turner Gallery. 

Transitions: Alfred University Board of Trustees names three new members

The Alfred University Board of Trustees appointed three new members, and said farewell to three veteran trustees at its February meeting.

Alfred University appoints new vice president for University Relations

Alfred University President Mark Zupan today announced the appointment of Jason A. Amore, a 1997 alumnus of the University, as vice president for University Relations, effective March 1.

Dobie appointed dean of Alfred University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Beth Ann Dobie, a professor of art theory at Alfred University since 1995, will become dean of Alfred University’s oldest and largest academic unit, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.

CACREP advances accreditation for Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling programs

The Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has extended the accredited status of Alfred University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs through the remainder of the current eight-year cycle that ends March 31, 2023.

Cyclists will beging this year's trip at Geneva-on-the-Lake, in Ohio. 'Different Spokes for Alfred Folks' group prepares to ride again

The year was 1998, and a group of Alfred University alumni returning to campus for Reunion Weekend decided to add some gusto to the trip.

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