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January 27, 2022


Iva Milisavljevic, a doctoral student from Serbia pursuing a Ph.D. degree in ceramic engineering, holds an Alfred University pennant at an orientation event for international students held Monday (January 24) at the Knight Club, Powell Campus Center. Iva was among a group of returning international students on hand to welcome students new to the University this semester.

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Alfred University holds orientation, meet and greet event for international students

Alfred University hosted an event Monday afternoon in the Knight Club, Powell Campus Center, to welcome new international students to campus. Nearly 20 students attended the 2022 Immigration Orientation for new international students, organized by the International Student Services office in the University’s Admissions Department.


Three projects spotlight Wayne Higby’s work as an artist and curator.

Wayne Higby’s ceramic art work Sun Rim Canyon will be featured in the reinstallation of the Mint Museum Uptown’s permanent collection, which opens Feb. 12, 2022. The Mint Museum Uptown is part of the Levine Center for the Arts, located in Charlotte, NC.


Confucius Institute at Alfred University hosting take-out dinner in celebration of Lunar New Year

The Confucius Institute at Alfred University invites the University community to join in a celebration of the Lunar New Year with a free traditional Chinese meal.


International Year of Glass includes Thursday’s Bergren Forum: "The history of glass science and technology"

In keeping with the United Nations’ declaration of 2022 as The International Year of Glass, Alfred University began its 2022 Bergren Forum series with a lecture by Doris Möncke, Associate Professor of Glass Science and Engineering, that provided a 45-minute overview of the history of glass.


Alfred University archivist, librarian Laurie Lounsberry Meehan '91 to deliver Feb. 3 Bergren Forum

Alfred University Archivist and Librarian Laurie Lounsberry Meehan '91 will deliver the Thursday, Feb. 3 Bergren Forum, “Terra Cotta and Alfred: An Intertwines History.”


Renowned organist, and silent film accompanist Dennis James to appear in lecture-concert performance of Lillian Gish film "My True Heart Susie"

If you like Ragtime music – or the music of a theater organ, or the silent-movie era films of Lillian Gish – there’s a treat in store for you next month.


Saxons’ Lagos named E8 men’s swimming and diving Athlete of the Week

For the second time in the 2021-22 season, Alfred University men's swimming and diving's Fernando Lagos has been named the Empire 8 Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week.

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