The “faculty-to-student ratio.” You see it all the time. It’s a measuring point for comparing schools and a talking point for college tours, websites, brochures and more. But what does it really stand for? Why does it get so much attention?
"As an experimental social psychologist, I'm interested in how people see each other and how that affects their interactions," says Leigh Wilton, who joined Skidmore's psychology faculty last year. Gender and race are her top issues.
The top danger to firefighters is the physical rigor of their work; nearly half of all line-of-duty deaths are due to sudden cardiac events. Skidmore's expert in this field just won a new Homeland Security research grant.