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Science/Mathematics Open House 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018 

Please join us in Gannett Auditorium when you arrive for the Science/Mathematics Open House. 

For more information about our scholarships in science opportunities click here!


Schedule (subject to change)



8:15 - 9:15 a.m Registration
Gannett Auditorium
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.

OPTIONAL Pre-program Session

Applying to Skidmore (repeated at 3:15 p.m.)
Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium
9:30 - 9:50 a.m. Why Study Science at Skidmore?
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium
9:50 - 10:45 a.m. Alumni Panel
Interact with science and math alumni as they reflect on Skidmore and their careers
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium
11:00 a.m. - noon

Session I Workshops
(select ONE on your registration form)

  • Biology: Student-faculty Collaborative Research Opportunities in Biology
  • Chemistry: Exploring the Molecular World – Collaborative Research Opportunities in Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Environmental Studies and Sciences: Skidmore's North Woods, the Saratoga Lake Watershed, and the Adirondacks
  • Health and Human Physiological Sciences: Exploring the Human Body, Health, Disease, and Physical Activity
  • MathematicsResearch Experiences in Mathematics
  • Computer Science: Research and Internship Experiences in Computer Science
  • Neuroscience: Understanding Our Brain And Mind: Exploring Neuroscience at Skidmore
  • Physics and Engineering: From Quarks to Cosmos: Study of Physics at Skidmore
  • Psychology: Studying Psychology at Skidmore
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch with Faculty and Students
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Session II Workshops
(select ONE on your registration form)

  • BiologyFrontiers and Opportunities in Biology
  • Geosciences: (TITLE SUBJECT TO CHANGE) Field Studies in Earth History and Global Change: The Springs and Fossil Reefs of Saratoga
    (A short outdoor field trip to parks in town; walking shoes recommended; transportation provided)
  • Health Professions: Preparing for Medical School and Other Health Professions
  • Mathematics: Research Experiences in Mathematics
  • Computer Science: Research Experiences in Computer Science
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Walking Tour of Campus

3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Applying to Skidmore: Overview of Admissions and Financial Aid