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2018 Summer Research Fellows Presentations

2018 Summer Research Fellows Presentations

August 1, 2018 5:00 refreshments, 5:30 presentation in the Adirondack Room at the Kelly Adirondack Center Free and Open to the Public Each year the Kelly Adirondack Center sponsors the work of Summer Research Fellows as they examine diverse topics that make the Adirondacks unique.  This summer fellowships are funded in part by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant is intended to further develop the Adirondack Studies at Union. Our Summer Research Fellows this year are two Union students,  Anna Gagion and Sanan Hajiyev. They are interviewing experts in their fields and...

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Kelly Adirondack Center Open House

Kelly Adirondack Center Open House

Open House Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. free and open to the public   Now on exhibit The Summits of Forests: The High Peaks Photography of Kay Flickinger and the Books of Grace Hudowalski   Twenty people attended the first meeting of the 46ers in 1948 electing Grace Hudowalski (#9) as president and Kay Flickinger(#41) as secretary. This exhibit lends a glimpse into the High Peaks of the 1940s and 50s. The photographs are taken from the Kay Flickinger Dockstader Collection at the Adirondack Research Library and the books are on loan from a private owner.  ...

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William James: At Home in the Adirondacks

William James: At Home in the Adirondacks

WITH PAUL CROCE   MAY 29, 2018 AT 7 P.M.   KARP 105   FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC     For William James, nature brought together body and soul. His deepest flights of mind in psychology, philosophy, and religious studies emerged during his time in nature. And he was most at home in Keene Valley, NY, in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks.   PAUL CROCE PROFESSOR OF HISTORY STETSON UNIVERSITY RECENT PAST PRESIDENT OF THE WILLIAM JAMES SOCIETY AUTHOR OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN THE ERA OF WILLIAM JAMES AND YOUNG WILLIAM JAMES...

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46ers Panel Discussion

46ers Panel Discussion

46ers Panel Discussion with Phil Corell and Tony Goodwin   free and open to the public   Old Chapel Union College Monday May 14, 2018 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. This Year the 46ers celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of Bob and George Marshall and their guide, Herb Clark, as they began their efforts toward their goal of climbing the 46 peaks over 4,000 feet in New York State. Join Phil Corell and Tony Goodwin as they discuss the past and future of the challenge.   Tony Goodwin has had a long career in the Adirondacks, starting with an ascent of Cascade in 1955 and...

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2018 Adirondack Week Schedule

2018 Adirondack Week Schedule

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The 46ers Film

The 46ers Film

  Film and discussion with producer/director Blake Cortright   Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium, Union College   The 46ers is a feature film that captures the imagination and inspiration of those who know scaling the 46 Adirondack Mountain High Peaks in northern New York State as a life-changing experience. The film explores the history of the men and women of the 46ers, a group that supports the hiking and preservation of the high peaks through all seasons. As spectacular as the vistas are as seen atop the High Peaks including Marcy, Cascade and Porter, so...

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