Science at Skidmore

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

Roohans donate second parcel of Greenfield property

The gift to Skidmore of a 120-acre parcel by Michael and Margaret Roohan has substantially increased the College's holdings of undeveloped property available for teaching and research.

Earth celebrations not limited to a single day

Skidmore students don't limit their environmental and sustainability activism to just one day on the calendar. Their engagement can be seen regularly on campus and in the community.

Weiss Lecture topic: Semiconductor industry

The semiconductor industry has been a key to this region's economic growth. Weiss Lecturer Unni Pillai of the CNSE will evaluate the role of the semiconductor industry in growth and productivity from 1974 to 2012

Class focus: Autism Awareness and Acceptance

Rachel Mann Rosan's students have again coordinated a robust schedule of events designed to raise awareness about autism, including research updates and details on services in the region.

Strock talk focus: Nicaraguan Interoceanic Canal

The Panama Canal will soon have competition, as construction has started on the Nicaraguan Interoceanic Canal. Geologist Paul Mann of the University of Houston will share details in his April 9 talk.
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