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Biology major Robert Kahn '14 in the lab
Biology major Robert Kahn '14 in the lab (photo by Gary Gold)

Faculty Student Summer Research Program
2015 Research Projects

For summer 2015, there are 88 students and 41 faculty members working on 67 different projects.


We would like to thank the following donors and funding agencies for their support of our collaborative research efforts and the Faculty Student Summer Research Program:

Alumni, Family, and Friends

Harman Cain Family, Class of 2012

Samuel Croll '73

Marlene Oberkotter Fowler '61

Christiana Johnson '90, given in honor of Tom Lewis

Jim Lippman and Linda Friedman Lippman '82

Philip P. Markowitz '13

Richard A. Mellon '87

Rafael Nasser

Margaret Williams Page '43

Reiderer Family

Michael Rose '90

Shehan Dissanayake

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Woodcock, Parents 1996

Axelrod-Porges Scholars
Established in 2006 by Felicia Axelrod '62 and Robert Porges to support faculty-student teams in the area of the sciences.

Schupf Scholars
Established in 2008 by Sara Lubin Schupf '62 to support summer faculty-student research with a preference given to students pursuing projects in the STEM disciplines.  Schupf Scholars are selected beginning the summer after their freshman or sophomore year.  Schupf Scholars may access additional funding for travel to meetings and conferences as well as for research supplies and expenses during their continuing research with faculty during their academic career at Skidmore.

Weg Scholars
Established in 2010 by Carol Little Weg '64 and Ken Weg and awarded with a preference for students pursuing projects in the sciences and social sciences.


D & J Richards Fund

Higher Education Opportunities Program (HEOP)

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research: NSF

W.M. Keck Foundation

The National Science Foundation

Rathmann Family Foundation

S3M Transitional Program

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

The Charles Slaughter Foundation