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October 5, 2023


Several students pitched in on Thursday (Oct. 5) to provide a fresh coat of paint to the Tiny House, a sustainable living facility that has served for several years as a capstone project for engineering students. Among the students helping out were (from left) Claire Ferro, Elise Wardour, and Alyssa Smith. Elise is a junior renewable energy engineering major; Claire and Alyssa are junior mechanical engineering majors. The Tiny House will be a featured stop on the National Solar Tour, being held Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8. The Solar Tour, sponsored by the American Solar Energy Society, features projects across the country that promote sustainability.

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’s Foster Lake environment supports a bird banding project with continental implications.

A 2019 article in Science reported the North American continent has lost approximately 3 billion birds since 1970, a 30 percent decline in bird population. Those numbers are of particular concern to Alfred University Professor of Environmental Science Fred Beaudry and Environmental Studies Technician Nicole Munkwitz.


Alumni join Dean Lauren Lake at conference for National Council for Arts Administrators

Five Alfred University alumni joined Lauren Lake, dean of the University’s School of Art and Design and Performing Arts Division, at the 50th annual National Council for Arts Administrators (NCAA) Conference, Sept. 27-30 in St. Louis, MO.


Alfred University ceramic engineering student earns scholarship from The Refractories Institute

Sarah Lutkins, a senior ceramic engineering major at Alfred University, is the recipient of a scholarship from The Refractories Institute (TRI), which awards scholarships annually to students enrolled in a degree program who have expressed interest in refractory manufacturing through their coursework and related activities.


Alfred University student Emily Woo honored with Jerome Ackerman Internship at Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

 Emily Woo, a third-year student in the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University with a concentration in ceramic art, has been awarded the Jerome Ackerman Internship at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum for the Fall semester.


IEA laying foundation for future international collaboration

Miranda Metcalf, director of the Institute for Electronic Arts at Alfred University, recently visited the Institute for Science and Ethics (IWE) at the University of Bonn's Sustainable AI Lab to present research relating to intersections of of AI and art in the Division of Expanded Media in the School of Art and Design.


October 9 - 15, 2023 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of October 9-15, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

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