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February 16, 2023


Alfred University assistant professor of anatomy and physiology Jennifer Gordon (second from right) demonstrates the biology lab’s digital cadaver table to students, from left: Elias Orfanides, senior biology major from Bath, NY; Natalia Rychman, sophomore health fitness management major from New Eagle, PA; Monica Lewis, senior health fitness management major from Buffalo; and Morgan Drohan, senior biomaterials engineering major from Pleasant Valley, NY.

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 digital cadaver table provides unique learning, teaching opportunities

At most typical college or university biology labs, the human body is studied by using textbooks, molded plastic models, and printed diagrams. Some, possessing the financial resources to do so, utilize real human cadavers. At Alfred University, a relatively new technology allows instructors and students access to a seemingly endless resource for studying the human anatomy.


Career Development Center’s Etiquette Dinner teaches students the do’s and don’ts of eating while interviewing

One of the first things students learned at the recent Etiquette Dinner, hosted Feb. 8 by the Alfred University Career Development Center in the Powell Campus Center’s Knight Club, was that the primary purpose of a business dinner is not the food.


Alfred, New York named the ultimate college town

Known for being friendly and offering a warm welcome even in the winter, Alfred, NY is ranked number one in a February 2023 nationwide survey to earn the nickname College Town USA for the home of Alfred University and Alfred State College.


Professors Coral Lambert, Elizabeth Matson honored with Faculty Catalyst Award

Alfred University Professor of Sculpture Coral Lambert and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Elizabeth Matson recently were honored with the second Alfred University Catalyst Award in honor of Alfred University School of Art and Design Professor Emeritus Mary Lum.


Alfred University ‘Reunion Bikers’ announce initial participants for 2023 ride

The Alfred University “reunion bikers”, a group of alumni who spend the week preceding Reunion Weekend bicycling to Alfred, are announcing initial participants for this year’s ride.


SOAD alumnus, graduate student leading Ceramic Materials Atlas project

An Alfred University MFA alumnus and a current MFA student in the School of Art and Design are leading a project that aims to link global industry, environmental justice and contemporary ceramics through storytelling and research.


This Week in the Arts February 17 - 24, 2023

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division. All events are free and open to the public.

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