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Writers Institute Public Event

DHALL 2nd Floor ALL: <p>Reading: Memoirist Thomas Chatterton Williams &amp; Poet Peg Boyers</p><p><span style="fontsize: 10pt;">Presented by the NYS Summer…

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Writers Institute Public Event

DHALL 2nd Floor ALL: <p>Reading: Novelist Paul Harding &amp; Novelist Karan Mahajan</p><p><span style="fontsize: 10pt;">Sponsored by NYS Summer Writers Institute,…

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Writers Institute Public Event

DHALL 2nd Floor ALL: <p>Reading: Novelist William Kennedy &amp; Poet Chase Twichell</p><p><span style="fontsize: 10pt;">Presented by the NYS Summer Writers…

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Performance - Music
Upbeat on the Roof: Great Mutations

Tang Park Volleyball Court: &nbsp;Join us Thursday, July 18, at 6 pm, for a performance by Troybased rock band Great Mutations, who write melodic, literate songs about love, work, and…

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Why Skidmore?
We're a dynamic community where Creative Thought Matters in every pursuit.
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Creative Thought Works
See how the liberal arts differentiate our alumni every day, in every field, around the world.
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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
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
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
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, diversity, health, and wellness programs — you’re invited to explore your unexpected.
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Student stories

It's something we hear often: Students come to Skidmore to "do both." They want to explore multiple passions – science and music, performance and politics. They seek the freedom, encouragement, and support to explore, mix, match, add, and create. We believe we offer all of this and more ... but we'll let them show and tell you themselves.

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