Analyzing data in a biology lab
The Skidmore community gathering to build compost bins
Students in an environmental geology lab
Exercise bicycles used in the Health and Exercise Sciences lab
Students and their professor on a geosciences field trip
Students doing lab work for NS101
Professor Robert Hallock lecturing for NS 101
The sciences are an integral part of Skidmore's interdisciplinary curriculum, no matter
your major. Partnerships with dedicated faculty, significant hands-on research opportunities, and curricular flexibility will distinguish your science and mathematics education
at Skidmore. In addition, outstanding laboratories and facilities and thirteen annual scholarships in science and mathematics make the college's offerings especially competitive. Skidmore
offers 65 majors in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, as well as several pre-professional and cooperative programs.
The Sciences in the News
Skidmore has entered into an agreement to use power from a dam downstate, producing up to 4.1 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy annually.
Ranks of loaner bikes outside Scribner Library, a large garden with a tool shed on
Wiecking Hall lawn, a plug-in kiosk for electric cars in Palamountain parking lot--
Skidmore's campus looks a lot different than it did just a few years ago.
When members of the Class of 2014 graduated last spring, they wore academic robes made from recycled plastic bottles--a perfect coda for an education marked by growing opportunities to study sustainability.
People and planet, ethics and economics are what define sustainability in the 21st century.
It's quality, not quantity, that matters most, exercise scientist Paul Arciero has shown in a study that's likely to make you rethink how you spend your time at the gym.
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