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

NSF supports plant-cell research

Just as mammals evolved from fishy ancestors, land plants evolved from aquatic algae. How did plant cells manage the wet-to-dry transition? An NSF grant is helping a Skidmore scientist answer that question.

New tools for environmental problems

Floods, droughts, and pollution are urgent concerns in many developing nations. A World Bank environmental expert has some new approaches to share in the fall ES keynote talk.

Partnering for health

Student-faculty research has spawned an alumnus-faculty enterprise.

Stewarding the North Woods

North Woods stewards wear many hats--scientist, historian, hiker, organizer--to foster love and respect for the campus forest.

Let the game begin

Neuroscientist Hassan Lopez reaps a reward following eight years of effort--publication of his first board game.
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