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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

February 24, 2017

Warren Sutton, pictured above, and George Beal will receive honorary degrees from Alfred University during the spring commencement ceremony.
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Alfred University to confer two honorary degrees this spring

Alfred University will award two honorary degrees this spring. One, to a former African-American student, Warren Sutton, rights an institutional wrong that occurred over a half century ago. The other, to George Beall, honors more than 50 years of exemplary scientific achievement.

Work by Alfred ceramic artist Robert Turner will be on display at the Ceramic Art Museum. Ceramic Art Museum to Open New Exhibit in April

The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum on April 6 will unveil the second major exhibition of the museum’s first year: Core Sample: Additional Findings. A reception from 5 to 7 p.m. will formally open the new exhibit, and the event is free and open to the public.

Artist Clifford Singer has devoted himself to exploring matematical themes in his art. AU Alum Clifford Singer's 'New Geometric Work' Appears in Las Vega

Alfred University alumnus Clifford Singer recently exhibited New Geometric Work at Foley Federal Building, United States courthouse, in Las Vegas, Nev.

AU Sculpture/Dimensional Studies Faculty Exhibit in 'Nuclear Lawn Bowling'

Nuclear Lawn Bowling: Sun at Midnight, an exhibition highlighting artwork by Alfred University faculty from the Division of Sculpture/Dimensional Studies, will open Wednesday, March 1 at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery on the Alfred University campus.

'Twisted Fairy Tales' to Open in Knight Club Saturday

Alfred University’s Alfredian Dramatists will present Twisted Fairy Tales, at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in The Knight Club.

Artwork of 'A Day's Work' will be on display at the Cohen Gallery begining March 1. Alum Rebekah Modrak to Join Nick Tobier at Cohen Gallery

Alfred Univesity alumna Rebekah Modrak ’92 and Nick Tobier will present A Day’s Work at Alfred University’s Cohen Gallery beginning Wednesday, March 1 and continuing through April 1. The joint show features distinct but related bodies of work that will challenge viewers’ social expectations. A closing reception for both artists will be held on April 1.

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.

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.

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