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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

January 25, 2013

Hiromidetail2 is one of many beautiful works on display in the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery by two glass installation artists through Feb. 23, 2013.
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Fosdick-Nelson Gallery hosts glass installation artists

Alfred University’s Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Harder Hall, will host the opening of an exhibition featuring the work of two glass installation artists, Æsa Björk and Hiromi Takizawa, with a reception Friday, Jan. 25 from 7  to 9 p.m. The public is invited.

Visiting sculptor to present talk on his work as artist/lecturer

Alfred University’s Division of Sculpture/Dimensional Studies presents an artist talk with Ben Woodeson, the Division’s Theodore Randall International Chair, on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30  p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. The program is open to the public; admission is free.

NYC Young Alumni Event at Brooklyn Bowl

Alfred University Young Alumni please join us for an afternoon of fun as the Center for Student Involvement shares some exciting AU initiatives, including the award-winning Drawn to Diversity program and the newly created Institute for Cultural Unity (AU’s new multicultural program).

Tragedy strikes AU alumna's family

Rebecca Foley, 21, daughter of Jennifer Molin Foley ’89, was killed Monday in Savannah, GA, outside the apartment where she lived. Rebecca, 21, was a student at Savannah State University.

Timely tips from AU Health Center to help combat the flu

The following message, sent to all current AU students before they made their way back to campus from semester break, includes helpful information for all of us facing this year's high level of influenza cases.

Alumna presents ‘Revisionist Landscapes’ in gallery show

Sculptor/designer Barbara Korman, AU classes ’59, ’60, presents “Revisionist Landscapes,” now through March 2, 2013, at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 37 Popham Road, Scarsdale. There will be an opening reception for the artist on Thursday, Jan. 31, 6-8 p.m.

Join ‘Alums Along the Mohawk’

Alumni bikers will again arrive at the 2013 Alfred University Reunion - this year beginning from Albany, NY. The 2013 theme: “Alums Along the Mohawk.”

Alumnus’ work appears in ‘dirty windows’

Works by Patrick Brennan, AU class of 1998, along with pieces by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, appear in “dirty windows” through Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at toomer labzda, 100a Forsyth St., East Village/Lower East Side, New York.

Alumna guest curates longest-running exhibit of contemporary ceramics; includes work by fellow alumna

“Denaturing Nature,” an exhibition by guest curator Virginia Scotchie, AU class of 1985, at the Scripps College (Claremont, CA) Ceramics Annual, opens Saturday, Jan. 26 and runs through Sunday, April 7, at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Eleventh Street and Columbia Avenue. Included in the exhibit is work by Alexandra Hibbitt, AU class of 2001. Virginia, professor of art and head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina, will give a lecture at 4 p.m. opening day.

Join ‘Circus Museum’ alumni event!

Join Alfred University President Charles Edmondson and his spouse, Dr. Laura Greyson, for an evening of fun at the Circus Museum Backyard, located in the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL, Saturday, March 2, 2013.

Alumna’s western Pennsylvania photography on display

The latest photography of Amelia Patsy, AU class of 2010, is now on display at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown, PA, now through July 6, 2013. “An Industrial Revolution: The Photography of Amelia Patsy” is a collection of 55 gelatin silver prints and cyanotypes.

Career Center to host annual Internship & Summer Job Fair

Alfred University’s (AU) Career Development Center will host its annual Internship & Summer Job Fair from noon – 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 in the Powell Campus Center Knight Club.

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