- The family of Charlotte Lamson Clarke ’53, who died in 2016, has given a $2 million gift to establish in her memory Skidmore College’s first endowed chair in art history.
- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Skidmore College a $912,000 grant to promote diversity and global learning initiatives in its new general education curriculum.
- Meg Estapa, assistant professor of geoscience, is on a joint mission with NASA and the National Science Foundation to go 3,300 feet below the surface of the ocean, otherwise known as the twilight zone.
- How does a summer morning spent simulating on-scene firefighter tasks in high heat and humidity with 30+ pounds of fire gear feel? That just what Denise Smith, professor of health and human physiological sciences, along with Skidmore students, alumni, and several first responders wanted to find out.
- The Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show celebrated its 21st annual year of operation with the opening of its new home at White Hollow Farm.
- Leslie Snow Féron '48 recently revealed the depth of her devotion to the Skidmore community with the gift of a $2.4 million unrestricted bequest.
- Eight is Great for the Skidmore College equestrian team. The Thoroughbreds won their eighth Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association national championship Saturday at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex.
- The contract for the construction of the first phase of Center for Integrated Sciences (CIS) has been awarded to MLB Construction Services of Malta, New York. The firm also managed the construction of the Hillside apartments, Sussman Village and the Arthur Zankel Music Center.
- A $300,000 Arthur Vining Davis Foundations grant will help faculty members combine pedagogical innovation with maker space usage.