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

Protecting first responders

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.

Skidmore receives $1.5M grant for firefighter safety research

Denise Smith, professor of health and exercise sciences at Skidmore College, has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to continue her research developing tools that may save firefighters lives.

Skidmore scientists

The number of Skidmore science majors has doubled in a decade. Find out why.

She Blinded Me with Political Science

Professor Ron Seyb discusses reasons why the Government department at Skidmore College is now the Political Science department.

Will Cleveland help the RNC?

Does location matter when choosing a city to host national conventions? Christopher B. Mann, associate professor of political science, says "maybe not."
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