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
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The Sciences in the News
Skidmore celebrated the high points, reflected on the low, and came together over the ones in between in 2016.
Political science students recently explored America's fraught relationship with Russia in a live interaction with the next generation of Russia's foreign-policy makers.
The 2017 Princeton Review gives Skidmore a score of 94 out of 100 for its sustainability, and New York State calls it a leader among green campuses.
"I'm only popular in the fall of even-numbered years," quips Skidmore political scientist Chris Mann on the "This is Skidmore" podcast. Why is his popularity in flux? Because he teaches campaigns and election research--hot topics leading up to November election days.
The top danger to firefighters is the physical rigor of their work; nearly half of all line-of-duty deaths are due to sudden cardiac events. Skidmore's expert in this field just won a new Homeland Security research grant.
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