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  Events for April 10, 2013

Eco Art Tech

- Location: Nevins Theater
(9:00 AM - 11:15 AM)
Eco Art Tech

Date: Wednesday, April 10
Time: 9-11:15 A.M.
Location: Nevins Theater
Cost to Attend: Free
Sponsored By: STUDIO VISITS, Foundations, SoAD and Department of Digital Media and Animation at Alfred State College

Cary Peppermint and Leila Nadir together produce work under the name Eco Art Tech. Their work engages various contemporary issues dealing with sustainability and ecology using custom-built software that forms an innovative approach to activism and new media technologies.

We believe that their work walks a critical line between medium specific practices and contemporary issues in art and culture. A collaboration between our schools to bring Eco Art Tech to Alfred would be a fantastic experience for our students as well as the students in the Divisions of Expanded Media, Foundations, Art History and perhaps others as well.

In my brief conversation with Cary and Leila, they expressed an interest in giving a presentation of their work, potentially giving graduate student studio visits and perhaps holding a workshop using their "indeterminate hike" project, found here:

Leila and Cary’s research has been awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts Digital/Electronic Arts Fellowship, a New York State Council on the Arts Media Arts Distribution Grant, a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Environmental Humanities, and a Franklin Furnace Performance Grant.

They have exhibited and lectured at the Whitney Museum, UCLA, MIT Media Lab, Banff New Media Institute, European Media Art Festival, Neuberger Museum of Art, and the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga.

Their works are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center,<> at the New Museum for Contemporary Art,<> of New Radio & Performing Arts, Inc., and the Cornell University Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art.

Leila earned her PhD in literature from Columbia University and was Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at Wellesley College in 2010-2011. Cary is Assistant Professor of Digital Art at University of Rochester, where Leila teaches humanities courses in the sustainability studies program. For more information about their work:
For more info see the STUDIO Visits site http://austudiovisits.wor...

Writing Center Workshop: Cover Letters

- Location: Seidlin 016 Computer Lab
(12:20 PM - 1:10 PM)
When: Wednesday, April 10 at 12:20 p.m.
Where: Seidlin Computer Lab (016 - Basement)
What: Alyssa Waller will lead a workshop that will focus on how to organize, prioritize, and present the information in your cover letter. We will discuss what information should be included as well as how to format it.

Please come with a job description and your résumé, as we will be drafting cover letters. Participation is not required, but encouraged, as it will coincide with the presentation.

There will also be free pizza, provided by the Writing Center for those that RSVP at

4/10 Tennis AWAY @ Oswego - 3:30pm

- Location: SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
(3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
Men’s Tennis will be at SUNY Oswego for a match beginning at 3:30pm.

4/10 M. Lacrosse HOME vs. Nazareth - 4pm

- Location: Merrill Field, Alfred, NY
(4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Men’s Lacrosse will play at home against Nazareth College beginning at 4pm.

4/10 W. Lacrosse AWAY @ Wells - 4pm

- Location: Wells College, Aurora, NY
(4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Women’s Lacrosse will be at Wells College for a 4pm game.

Chromatics Schematics Opening Reception

- Location: 55 North Main Street, Alfred, NY 14802
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Joe Page - Rebecca Chappell - Michael Fujita
April 10 - May 18, 2013
Opening Reception April 10, 5-7 p.m.
Gallery Talk April 11 4:30 p.m.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday 9 a.m. -noon
Wednesday noon-6 p.m.
Thursday 2-6 p.m.

55 N. Main St., Alfred, New York 14802
To visit by appointment email:

Zombie Apocalypse Marathon Pre-Registration

- Location: MyAlfred homepage
(All Day)
- Link: Pre-Register Here!

Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? This is your chance to put your skills to the test and find out! Envision running for your life through zombie infested trails and facing unforeseen obstacles. Only few can outlast the zombie infection and reach safety. The real question is: Are YOU a survivor?

Pre-registration ($10) will be open through April 19 on the My Alfred webpage. Registration will also be available at the event ($15) from 1-1:45 p.m. Funds raised will be donated to a charity of the Winner’s choice.

For more information contact: Jon ( or Heather (