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Winfrey, Tisch, Moore at Commencement 2017

Education advocates Oprah Winfrey, Ann Tisch, and Wes Moore to receive honorary degrees from Skidmore College at May 2017 Commencement More.

Places, please

Amber Wiley

Assistant Professor of American Studies and award-winning architectural and urban historian Amber Wiley knows what makes a particular place stand out. More.

Sea life and our climate


As plankton die and sink toward the seafloor, their carbon stays out of the atmosphere, slowing climate change. But the process is too variable and complex to measure comprehensively. Until now. More.

What to major in and why

majors questioners

Many successful college students plan to major in one academic area and end up changing their minds, sometimes several times and sometimes quite dramatically. More.

Essay honored

mason stokes

Skidmore professor Mason Stokes's reflection about his mysterious namesake uncle has won inclusion in 2016's "Best American Essays." More.

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Creative Thought Works

Arwa Damon ’99

Arwa Arwa
For more than 28 hours on Nov. 4-5, CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon '99 and photojournalist Brice Laine were with Iraqi special forces during their push into ISIS-held Mosul. Ambushed by a suicide car bomb and under fire, they got out to tell their harrowing story. More

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Faculty-Staff Achievements, April 18, 2016

Bays co-authors study on the effects of mental imagery on memory reliability. More