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Travel to Belize with Tropical Ecology Class Allen Term
Interested in tropical ecology, evolution, and conservation biology? Travel to Belize with the Tropical Biology course during Allen Term 2016 (January 2017). Emphasis will be on the structure, function, and conservation of rainforest and coral reef ecosystems and the species that comprise those systems. Excursions on the trip include a canoe float on Sibun River, visit to Altun Ha and Community Baboon Sanctuary, jaguar reserve night hike, snorkeling in the South Water Caye Reserve, and more. Come to an information session on Tuesday, September 6 at 5:30pm or Wednesday, September 7 at 12:30p.m. in Science Center 303 for more information. Contact Dr. ZD -
New York Times available to you!
Herrick Library subscribes to the online version of the New York Times. Essentially it provides individual access to for each AU community member (students, faculty and staff). This subscription includes the whole content of the Times, including charts, graphs and illustrations. To set up your personal access, go to the Herrick home page: and, from the Search block in the upper left corner, choose Databases A-Z. Then scroll down to New York Times and follow the instructions. Enjoy!
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Open Mic Night
- Location: St. Jude Lounge (below the chapel)
- Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of music and poetry, and perhaps perform yourself. All singers, instrumentalists, writers, and arts enthusiasts welcome!

Pizza and an assortment of beverages provided!

Contact Kate at with questions or concerns.
Ice Cream Scoop
- Location: Academic Alley
- Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Stop by for some chocolate, vanilla, or sherbet served by AU’s President, Provost, Deans, and VPs.
International Folk Dancing
- Location: Knight Club, PCC
- Time: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
We learn and do a variety of International Dances, many from the Balkans, Israel, Armenia, etc.

Everyone is welcome, no partner or experience necessary!
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29-Aug-16 — Alfred University panelists to examine probable outcomes of November election

A bipartisan panel of Alfred University faculty and members of the community will examine the probable outcomes of the November 2016 election, headlined by the race between the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and the Republican candidate Donald Trump for the Presidency of the United States.  “Election 2016: A Panel Discussion” is planned for 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.

26-Aug-16 — Alfred Station firefighter to recall events of Sept. 2001 to open Alfred University lecture series

Blake Mayo, a firefighter in the Alfred Station department, will present “9-11 Looking Back 15 Years” at the first Bergren Forum of the 2016-17 academic year at Alfred University.

26-Aug-16 — Opening convocation speaker share the same advice: Take advantage of all the opportunities at AU

Speakers at this morning’s opening convocation for new first-year and transfer students had a common theme:  Take advantage of every opportunity that Alfred University offers.           

26-Aug-16 — Alfred University faculty collaborate on presentation to Society of Glass Technology

Two Alfred University faculty members who share an interest in glass, but with different approaches to the material will present at the Centenary Conference of the Society of Glass Technology, to be held Sept. 4-8 in Sheffield, England.