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Posted on Apr 26, 1996

Softball (7-17)

St. Rose 8, Union 2

St. Rose 6, Union 5

Union 6, Utica 3

Union 13, Utica 3 (5)

Union 8, New Paltz 3

New Paltz 10, Union 1 (5)

Skidmore 2, Union 0

Union 3, Skidmore 2

Oneonta 4, Union 0

Oneonta 9, Union 1 (5)

Baseball (9-11/2-6 UCAA)

Union 6, Hartwick 5

Union 3, Hamilton 1

Hamilton 9, Union 7

Rochester 8, Union 5

Union 7, Rochester 6

Union 7, RIT 2

RIT 17, Union 17

Men's Track (0-1)

UCAA meet: 3 of 4 w/ 42 pts.

Albany Invy: 7 of 15 w/ 42 pts.

Women's Track (0-1)

UCAA meet: 4 of 4 w/ 14 pts.

Albany Invy: 12 of 16 w/ 6 pts.

Women's Lacrosse (4-5/2-3 UCAA)

Middlebury 15, Union 9

Hamilton 11, Union 0

Union 16, Siena 1

Rensselaer 12, Union 8

Union 21, Skidmore 8

Men's Tennis (4-2)

Union 9, Utica 0

UCAA Tourn: 5 of 7

Hamilton 6, Union 1

Union 8, Clarkson 0

Union 4, RPI 3

Union 8, St. Rose 1

Vassar 5 1/2, Union 3 1/2

Men's Lacrosse (2-6/1-3 UCAA)

Middlebury 15, Union 5

Union 17, Skidmore 6

Rensselaer 9, Union 6

Union 16, Springfield 14

St. Lawrence 18, Union 10

Clarkson 21, Union 13

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Coming Events

Posted on Apr 26, 1996

With the high cost of electric power widely agreed to be a big drag on New York's economy, major players in the state's energy future will meet on Tuesday, April 30,
from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Nott Memorial for a discussion titled “New York's Utility Crisis: The Cost of Power.” Ed Dague, managing editor of WNYT, will moderate. WMHT
public television will produce a show to be broadcast in the near future. Participants include William Davis, CEO of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.; Joseph Kearney, president of U.S. Generating Co.; B. Robert Piller, director and general counsel of Public Utility Law
Project of New York; and others.

Renee Robinson of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will teach a master class in the Horton Technique on Sunday, May 5, at 11:15 a.m. in the Arts Building Dance
Studio. Admission is $10. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is to perform later that
evening at Proctor's Theater. For more information on the master class at Union, call ext.

Boston Globe columnist and author Ellen Goodman is to speak on
“Politics: Up Close and Too Personal” on Tuesday, May 7, at 8 p.m. in Union
College's Nott Memorial. The talk is part of the Lewis Stern Lecture Series, created by
gifts of Lillian Stern and her children, Janet and David, in memory of their husband and
father. Goodman, who won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in 1980, has been
associate editor and columnist for the Boston Globe since 1967. Her most recent book is Value

Film director Spike Lee will address racism and racial issues as reflected in
his works on Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. The event is sponsored by Peer

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College Cited For Cleanup Project

Posted on Apr 26, 1996

The College has received the Golden Broom award from the Schenectady County Chamber of Commerce for its involvement in cleaning Pleasant Valley, the corridor along I-890 in downtown Schenectady.

Accepting the award April 17 on behalf of the College were President Roger Hull; Jesse Shafer '97, president of Theta Delta Chi; and Kevin Makarowski '97, president of Phi Gamma

Members of the two fraternities have been active in the project, and they plan to participate in the next cleanup on May 4, according to Shafer and Makarowski.

Since the project began in 1990, nearly 500 volunteers have participated in 20 cleanups, removing nearly 150 tons of debris, according to Fred Denefrio, chair of the Pleasant Valley Cleanup Committee, a subcommittee of the Chamber. Also presenting the
award were Ronnie Quinn and Joe Bianci, members of the committee.

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For The Record

Posted on Apr 26, 1996

Karen Williams, counselor for the Health Professions Programs and adjunct
associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently presented a paper,
“An Antepartum Screening Questionnaire for Postpartum Depressive Symptoms
(PPDS)” at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Psychosocial
Obstetrics and Gynecology. This research study also was cited in a recent edition of Medical

Janet Anderson, Leslie Hull, Charles Scaife and Thomas Werner of
Chemistry participated in a Project Kaleidoscope Workshop titled “Revitalizing
Introductory Chemistry” recently at Columbia University. PKAL designated the
department's innovative non-major chemistry courses as a “Program That Works.”
The faculty members gave two workshops on the four courses that constitute the non-majors
component. They also served as consultants to other institutions planning changes in their
majors and non-majors chemistry courses.

Sigrid Kellenter, Thomas Lamont Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature
(German), has four new publications. She wrote the lead article in The German Studies
on the fairytale poems of the German poet Geertje Suhr titled “Geertje
Suhrs Maerchengedichte: Grimms Heldin meundig?”
The article is a substantial
revision and expansion of a paper delivered on this topic in Leipzig, Germany. Also, she
has written complete biographies on the German exile writers Hans Sahl, Walter Sorell and
Otto Zoff published in the edited volume Deutschsprachige Exilliteratur seit 1933:
Bibliographien USA.”

Todd Burgman, assistant professor of finance, is to give a talk titled
“Comparing the German and U.S. Corporate Governance Systems: Big Banks and Employee
Co-Determination vs. Stockholders and Takeover Threats” at a conference hosted by the
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany held
this month in Washington. Also, he is to present a paper titled “The German Universal
Banking System and Corporate Finance” at the Multinational Finance Society annual
meeting in June.

George Gmelch, professor of anthropology, and Sharon Gmelch, director of
Women's Studies, published an article titled “Barbados' Amerindian Past” in the
winter issue of Anthropology Today. The article reviews what scholars have learned
from archaeological excavations of Amerindian settlement sites. Barbados' Amerindian
population disappeared shortly after the first European contact in the 1550s.

Thomas Werner, Florence B. Sherwood Professor of Chemistry, gave a presentation
titled “The Binding of Pyrene and Other Probes to CD Polymers” at the 8th
International Cyclodextrin Symposium in Budapest, Hungary. The paper was the result of
research with two senior research students – Jodie Iannacone and Mary Amoo – who were
co-authors. Both students worked on this project last summer and during the academic year.

Peter Heinegg, professor of English, has published a translation of God's
Gentle Rebels (Gottes sanfte Rebellen)
by Christian Feldman with Crossroad Press. The
book is a collection of short biographies of radical, eccentric or otherwise noteworthy
Catholic saints.

David Peak, Frank and Louise Bailey Professor of Physics, has received the 1996
Prize for Research in an Undergraduate Institution from the American Physical Society. The
prize was established by the Research Corporation to honor a physicist whose research in
an undergraduate institution has contributed to the professional development of
undergraduate physics students. Peak is on leave from Union College as visiting professor
of physics at Utah State University.

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Edward Villella To Appear May 4

Posted on Apr 26, 1996

Edward Villella, one of the leading names in American dance, will lead a lecture-performance with four members of the Miami City Ballet on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Yulman Theater.

Admission is $10 for members of the Union community.

Villella, artistic director of the Miami City Ballet, will be introducing dancers from his company who will perform Nutcracker Pas de Deux (choreography by Balanchine,
music by Tchaikovsky), Nous Sommes (choreography by De Los Heros, music by de
Marlaret), Flower Festival Pas de Deux (choreography by Bournonville, music by
Paulli) and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, music from Swan Lake Act III
(choreography by Balanchine, music by Tchaikovsky).

Dancers are to be Iliana Lopez, Franklin Gamero and Paige Fulleton of the Miamia City
Ballet, and John Welker of the Atlanta Ballet. Villella, who is not scheduled
to perform, will explain each piece and narrate the choreography. (This marks Villella's
second lecture-performance at Union; he appeared last year with a different program and

Villella also will lead a master class (open to invited students in the Union College
Dance Practica) on Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. in the Arts Building Dance Studio. The
class will serve as the audition for the Edward Villella Prize.There is a $10 observation

Villella received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Union in 1991.

Union's dance program recently was paired with Villella by Charles Lothridge, Union
Class of 1944, when Lothridge established the Edward Villella Prize, an endowment for
fellowships for promising dance students.

For more information, call ext. 6545.

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