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March 18, 2022

E-news is an electronic newsletter for Alfred University alumni and friends to provide the latest in alumni news and events, campus happenings, and sports. If you have news to share please email Mark Whitehouse or you may call us at 607-871-2040.

Alfred University faculty, students, alumni participants at 2022 NCECA Conference

Alfred University is well represented at this week’s 2022 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference, which opened Wednesday, March 16, in Sacramento, CA, and runs through Saturday, March 19. A number of Alfred University alumni, faculty, and students are taking part in the four-day event.


Alfred University’s Sundaram part of team of researchers awarded $4 million federal grant

A group of researchers including S.K. Sundaram, professor of materials science and engineering at Alfred University, are the recipients of federal grant that will be used to study ways to convert used nuclear fuel into a safely disposable waste form.


Nick Schlegel, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, publishes new book examining postwar German crime films

Alfred University Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Nick Schlegel’s book German Popular Cinema and the Rialto Krimi Phenomenon: Dark Eyes of London has been published by Rowman & Littlefield.


MFA exhibitions to open next month

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design next month will host the University’s annual MFA exhibits highlighting the artistic achievement of students receiving the Master of Fine Arts degree in the spring Commencement ceremony.


Senior Shows returning to in-person exhibitions; digital tours an added bonus

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design will host the annual Senior Shows, beginning with the traditional reception from 4 to 8 pm on May 7. Candidates for the degree of BFA will exhibit their work through May 11.


March 24 Bergren Forum: "Constructing Cantor sets, intervals and Cantorvals from infinite sums," delivered by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tim Ferdinands

Alfred University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tim Ferdinands will deliver the March 24 Bergren Forum: "Constructing Cantor sets, intervals and Cantorvals from infinite sums."


Comedian, actor Rob Bartlett visiting artist in Alfred University Theater Department

Actor and comedian Rob Bartlett, who attended Alfred University in the mid-1970s, will be a visiting artist in Alfred University’s Theater Department for two days next week.


Alfred University Art Force 5 project featured in two New York City television broadcasts

The Women’s Empowerment Draft, a project by Alfred University’s Art Force 5, has featured recently on two New York City television broadcasts.


"Fingacode" on display in Snodgrass Gallery

Alfred University’s Harland Snodgrass Time Space Interface Gallery, in Harder Hall, is currently hosting Fingacode, an exhibition of works by the multi-disciplinary artist Junior Ngoma.


Alumnus Steve Miller ’73, longtime lacrosse referee, feature of online article

Alfred University alumnus Steve Miller ’73, who played lacrosse for the Saxons before embarking on a long, noteworthy career as a lacrosse official, is featured in a recent article published on the online platform Substack.


Gary Ostrower ’61, retired professor of history, discusses war in Ukraine on WLEA Newsmaker show

Gary Ostrower ’61, retired professor of history at Alfred University, was a guest on the Tuesday, March 8, episode of the “Newsmaker” program on Hornell, NY, radio station WLEA 1480-AM.


Alfred University’s Turner earns weekly IWLCA recognition

Brenna Turner of the Alfred University women’s lacrosse team was named Offensive Player of the Week by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). It marked the first time in program history a Saxon women’s player has received weekly honors from the IWLCA.


E8 names Saxons’ Turner women’s lacrosse Player of the Week

Alfred University’s Brenna Turner has been named Empire 8 women’s lacrosse Player of the Week.

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