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

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."

Can Adirondack forests help fight climate change?

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.

Area youth in campus biology institute

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.

Greening

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.

Earth Week focus: Sustainable dining and service

Skidmore celebrates sustainability during a range of Earth Week activities.
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