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SWISS TRAILS, an interactive exhibition by Andrew Brehm
Location: The Belfry, 406 Canisteo St, Hornell, NY 14843 Date: Saturday, November 1st Time: 7-10PM Cost to Attend: Free/Open to the Public Andrew Brehm’s interactive visitor-powered installation: Swiss Trails opens for a one night only event. Please join The Belfry and participate in this unique kinetic sculpture. Andrew Brehm (b.1983 Pennsylvania) received his Crafts degree in Studio Furniture from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and his MFA in Sculpture and Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. Andrew works in a wide variety of mediums including video, performance, and installation. Currently he live and works in Brooklyn NY. His work can be found on the world wide web at andrewbrehm.info
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Visiting Artist Christian Benefiel
Talking about Work So Far Location: Binns Merrill Hall, Room C (106) Date: Friday, October, 31st Time: 6:30PM Cost to Attend: Free/Open to the Public Christian Benefiel is a sculptor based in Maryland. His work is a combination of cast, fabricated and automated elements. He has done residencies at The Jackson County Green Energy Park, The Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD and was a 2011 Fulbright Scholar to Helsinki Finland. He currently teaches Sculpture among other things at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown WV.
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Hey Ghosts and Goblins- For a Spooktacular time, Come to Holmes this Friday at 8:00
For a Ghoulish Good Time, you won’t want to miss the AU Orchestra Concert Friday night, October 31 at 8:00 pm in *HOLMES Auditorium* Harder Hall. Complete with Monster of Ceremonies, Brooke Harris, Everyone is invited to come dressed up and partake in the fun ! Pre-Concert Cartoons begin at 7:45 SPECIAL Kiddie Costume Parade on stage. FREE Event
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Halloween Mad Libs Table
- Location: Powell Dining Hall
- Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Get in the spooky spirit with the Writing Center this Halloween! The Writing Center will have a "Mad Libs" table on the third floor of Powell Campus Center. Come and fill in the blanks to create a hilarious Halloween adventure!
Visiting Artist Christian Benefiel
- Location: Binns Merrill Hall, Room C
- Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Talking about Work So Far

Location: Binns Merrill Hall, Room C (106)
Date: Friday, Oct., 31
Time: 6:30 P.M.
Cost to Attend: Free/Open to the Public

Christian Benefiel is a sculptor based in Maryland. His work is a combination of cast, fabricated, and automated elements. He has done residencies at The Jackson County Green Energy Park, The Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD and was a 2011 Fulbright Scholar to Helsinki Finland. He currently teaches Sculpture among other things at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.
ARK 3 opening at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery
- Location: Fosdick-Nelson Gallery
- Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ark 3: The Workshop Scenarios, featuring video work by Torsten Zenas Burns and Darrin Martin, opens this Friday, from 7-9pm, at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery. Working collaboratively with improvisational cos-play, the artists create speculative video installations that re-imagine educational practice, and explore post-human fictions. The exhibition will be on view through December 1.
Friday Night Hike
- Location: Leaves from Powell Campus Center Mailroom
- Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A WILD about Alfred representative will lead a hike every Friday when school is in session starting at 6 p.m. We meet on the first floor of Powell Campus Center (near the mailroom). The hike is a little less than three miles long and takes just over an hour depending on pace.
Halloween Concert with the AU Symphonic Orchestra
- Location: Holmes Auditorium
- Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Attention all ghosts, goblins, and ghouls! A special Halloween concert presented by the AU Symphonic Orchestra complete with Monster of Ceremonies is one of Alfred’s favorite shows.

Come as you are or dressed for the occasion.
Environmental Speaker Series: Elephant Training
- Location: Science Center 247 (Roon Lecture Hall)
- Time: 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM
Please join us for this week’s Environmental Studies Speaker Series!

Date & Time: Friday, Oct. 31, 12:20 -1:10 p.m.
Title: "Elephant Training and Husbandry at the Buffalo Zoo"
Speaker: Robert Dempsey, Keeper, Buffalo Zoo
Location: Science Center 247 (Roon Hall)

This event is open to everyone; refreshments will be served.
Halloween Pumpkin Carving
- Location: Insitute for Cultural Unity, Powell Campus Center
- Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pumpkins and carving tools will be provided.
Halloween Party
- Location: Knight Club, Powell Campus Center
- Time: 9:00 PM - 11:30 AM
Poder Latino and ISSO are hosting a costume and dance. Admission is free!
Women’s Volleyball at Houghton Tournament
- Location: Houghton
- Time: All Day
Women’s volleyball away at Houghton tournament
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29-Oct-14 — Houghton professor to share lessons from 'Always Birding' at next program in ongoing Environmental Studies Speaker Series

Eli Knapp, assistant professor in the Department of Intercultural Studies and Biology at Houghton College, will present “I’m Always Birding: Lessons I’ve Learned While Teaching Ornithology” as the next lecture in the ongoing fall Environmental Studies Speakers Series at Alfred University (AU).

29-Oct-14 — Emeritus professor to read from upcoming collection during Bergren Forum program

Alfred University’s (AU) longstanding lunchtime series, the Bergren Forum, continues Thursday, Nov. 6, at 12:10 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center with readings from an upcoming collection of his works by Ben Howard, AU professor emeritus of English. The program is free and open to the public.

28-Oct-14 — School of Art and Design hosts impending 'Meltdown' this Saturday at Casting Center

The Alfred University (AU) School of Art and Design presents the Eighth Annual Meltdown Cast Iron Art Invitational from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at The National Casting Center, Sugar Hill Road, Alfred.

27-Oct-14 — There will be an 'elephant in the room' during next environmental series program

Robert Dempsey, elephant keeper at the Buffalo Zoo, will present “Elephant Training and Husbandry at the Buffalo Zoo” as a part of Alfred University’s (AU) fall semester Environmental Studies Speaker Series.