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Dec09
Vendor
Skid Shop Textbook Buyback

Calendar Only Calendar Only #1: Now is the time to get cash for those books you no longer need. If you have a Stat 2 (isbn 9781319054076) you will get $65.00. Holding on to a Human Past (isbn…

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Dec09
Tang Tour
Curator's Tour with Mel Douer '24

Tang Teaching Museum Atrium: Join Mel Douer ’24, Curatorial Intern and Student Advisory Council member, on Friday, December 9, at noon, for a curator’s tour of Hyde Cabinet #19: Cross My…

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Dec09
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Tang Holiday Bazaar

Tang Teaching Museum Atrium: Join the Tang Student Advisory Council on Friday, December 9, from 3:306 pm, for the annual Tang Holiday Bazaar, a marketplace for Skidmore students to sell a variety of…

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Dec09
Performance - Music
Skidmore In Concert: Small Jazz Ensembles

Zankel Music Center: Coached by Bob Halek, Wayne Hawkins, Adam Hutcheson, and George Muscatello, and including “Swinging at the Haven” by Ellis Marsalis and "Juju" by Wayne Shorter.This is a live,…

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Why Skidmore?
We're a dynamic community where Creative Thought Matters in every pursuit.
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Creative
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We believe that every life is made more profound with creativity at its core.

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Study what speaks to you
 
 
Curriculum
No matter what discipline you pursue, you'll look at it from every angle, connecting different modes of thinking and unrelated ideas. Choose a major, combine interests, or forge your own path altogether.
Find yourself here
 
 
Campus
With award-winning dining and dorms, the perfect college town, and 1,000 acres of natural beauty – there’s a lot of ground to cover. But, like any home, our campus is both a comfortable place to return to and a launchpad for exploring the world around you.
Join a community of individuals
 
 
Community
Welcome to a place thriving with individual expressions, and a unique setting where they all work together. With hundreds of student-run clubs, including dozens of sustainability, health, and wellness programs–you’re invited to explore your unexpected.
Create your difference
 
 
Careers
No matter what you’re meant to be, do, or inspire, Skidmore is the start of your path to a life of purpose. Here, you’ll find personalized, on-campus resources to explore what’s possible, define your vision, and jump-start your life’s work.
SUSTAINABILITY
It's much more than "going green."

We’re completely committed to environmental action. From our own solar field and 29 buildings with geothermal heating and cooling, to student-run composting, gardens, and more–we’re doing it ourselves so our ecosystems, and those beyond them, can reap immediate benefits.

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100+
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Student-faculty ratio
Creative Thought Works
See how Skidmore alumni are putting creative thought to work in their fields, their passions and the world in which we live.
 
Derrick Yam
’17
  • Derrick Yam
  • Emily Lazar
  • Jeremy Sigel
Don't be afraid of unconventional career paths. Just because most of your class, friends or family work in a certain industry does not mean you have to. Combining your interests is easier than you might think. If you work hard and put yourself out there, you'll meet the right people to help you along the way.
Derrick Yam ’17
Quantitative Analyst, Baltimore Ravens
Emily Lazar
’93
  • Derrick Yam
  • Emily Lazar
  • Jeremy Sigel
I don't like sitting around talking about gear or plug-ins. For me, mastering engineering is all about listening! It is about making decisions and having confidence in the creative direction that you have chosen. So be a good listener.
Emily Lazar ’93
President/Engineer, The Lodge Mastering
Jeremy Sigel
’99
  • Derrick Yam
  • Emily Lazar
  • Jeremy Sigel
The rules of the media industry are ever-changing. It's likely your future job does not exist yet. Embrace disruption and plan for flexibility in response to the unexpected. When making career decisions, think about your next jump. Put yourself in situations that lead to many alternative futures.
Jeremy Sigel ’99
Vice President, CBS Interactive