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October 28, 2022


Four first-year students from Ukraine have settled in at Alfred University, where they are enjoying their classes and are involved in several clubs and extracurricular activities. The students are recipients of full academic scholarships approved by the Alfred University Board of Trustees shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February. They are shown here (from left) in front of the Fiat Lux! sign: Bozhena Snizkho, Alina Zabihailo, and Yuliia Koreiba, and Artem Kolisnychenko.

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Students from Ukraine making most of their Alfred University experience

Alfred University students Yuliia Koreiba, Artem Kolisnychenko, Bozhena Snizkho, and Alina Zabihailo are like most any teenager in their first year of college. They find themselves outside their comfort zone as they acclimate themselves to living away from home for the first time while adjusting to rigors of their classwork.


Three Alfred University alumni honored at Board of Trustees dinner

Three Alfred University alumni were presented with Fiat Lux! Awards during the Board of Trustees dinner Friday evening, Oct. 21. Fiat Lux! Awards were established in 2016 as a way to honor those who bring distinction to the University.


Second annual Light Matter Film Festival to be held over three days at Alfred University

Alfred University will host the second annual Light Matter Film Festival Nov. 4-6. The three-day event will present 70 experimental films and media art works from 20 countries.


Alfred University AKO chapter announces leadership awards

Alfred University’s chapter of Alpha Kappa Omicron has named two current students winners of its 2022 AKO Leadership Awards.


Alfred University hosts ‘Festifall’ this week

A variety of activities are planned on campus as Alfred University hosts its annual Festifall celebration beginning today (Monday, Oct. 24) and running through Saturday, Oct. 29.


Math Professor Amanda Lipnicki to present Oct. 27 Bergren Forum

Focus on “Math, Art, and Culture in Finland and Iceland.”


Alumnus Eric Jones ’97 wins ‘Outrageous Pumpkins’ Season 3

Alfred University alumnus Eric Jones ’97 has won the Season 3 competition of Food Network’s “Outrageous Pumpkins” show, in which contestants are judged on their pumpkin-carving prowess.


History Professor Mallory Szymanski examines limits of 'neurasthentic defense'

Alfred University history professor examines 'neuresthanic defense' at Western History Association conference


This Week in the Arts, October 29-November 4

Several on-campus, public Arts events in the School of Art and Design/Performing Arts Division are scheduled for the week of October 29-November 4. All events are free and open to the public.


Alfred University professor Hopp participating in exhibition at Stony Brook University

Artwork by Johnathan Hopp, assistant professor of ceramic art at Alfred University, is being shown in a three-person exhibition now on view at The Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University.

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