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
Does location matter when choosing a city to host national conventions? Christopher B. Mann, associate professor of political science, says "maybe not."
Soil organic matter accumulates more and stores more carbon dioxide in some forest types than in others. The research team of Kurt Smemo, Dan Casarella '18, and Jen Cristiano '18 have turned to the Adirondacks to find out why.
To bring more youngsters into science and technology, Skidmore hosts its first cell-biology institute for area high-schoolers, thanks to a National Science Foundation grant.
Building a sustainable-energy system for the college's future Center for Integrated Sciences, Skidmore will drill some 240 geothermal wells and create a control center like the one pictured here.
Skidmore celebrates sustainability during a range of Earth Week activities.
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