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Science
High-tech new lab
[11/8/12] Rocks, shells, hair, even breath can yield new data about climate, ocean chemistry, metabolism, and more, thanks to Skidmore’s isotope mass spectrometer. Read More.
Science
Grant expands active learning in computer science
[11/7/12] Tough questions, group discussion, and on-the-fly lecture revisions are improving computer science instruction. Read More.
Sustainability
Skidmore honored for campus sustainability innovation
[11/7/12] Skidmore wins a national award for geothermal heating and cooling. The college uses an elaborate system of pipes to tap constant temperatures deep in the earth. Read More.
Lecture
NYU scholar to discuss stereotype threat
[10/30/12] NYU scholar Joshua Aronson studies the psychology of stigma—the way people respond to negative stereotypes. He will discuss his research in a talk scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall. A reception will follow. Read More.
Medicine's new waves
[10/23/12] Faculty researchers hazard some predictions about the future of biomedical advances. Read More.
Lecture
Environmental scholar to discuss field study in Bhutan
[10/19/12] Robin Sears of the School for Field Studies will discuss maximizing a study abroad experience through environmental field studies, when she visits Skidmore Oct. 24. Read More.
Community
Campus and community invited to North Woods Service Day
[10/5/12] October 13 event to include trail maintenance and clean-up; Skidmore Student Conservation Corps to play key role Read More.
Campus News
Carr lecturer Clark to discuss science, policy, conservation
[10/5/12] An expert on the Endangered Species Act, Jamie Rappaport Clark will discuss the act in the context of her talk as this fall's Carr Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture. The event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Free admission Read More.
Career Development
Grad school expo 10/9
[10/2/12] Reps from more than 55 graduate and professional programs are coming to campus to talk to students about their futures. Read More.
Lecture
America's environmental past, present to be topic
[9/21/12] Mount Holyoke scientist and author Lauret Savoy will present Skidmore's Environmental Studies keynote lecture on Thursday, Sept. 27. Her talk will follow an information session featuring a number of local environmental groups, sharing internship and volunteer opportunities. Read More.
Creative Thought Matters
Camera Ready?
[9/13/12] Does your digital muse prefer to shoot photos or videos? Doesn't matter: in the CTM Photo and Video Contests, your best work in either category could win a cash prize. Read More.
Campus
Welcome Class of 2016!
[9/6/12] They have volunteered locally and nationally, competed on high school sports teams and in the Boston and New York marathons, won numerous merit and scholarship awards and speak more than 40 different languages. They are the Class of 2016. Read More.
FYE
FYE summer reading
[8/21/12] Critics have called Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers 'searing,' 'astonishing,' and 'outstanding.' Learn why the award-winning journalist's first book was chosen for the Class of 2016. Read More.
Collaborative research
Dirty Dancing as collaborative research?
[8/20/12] Dance can require just as much brainpower and perseverance as psychology, chemistry, and business. Just ask this summer’s student researchers. Read More.
Sustainability
More than just veggies
[8/14/12] Celebrating its fourth year, Skidmore’s student garden is at the heart of efforts to increase local and ecologically sound food sources on campus and beyond. Read More.
Students
Images of India
[8/13/12] During the seven weeks that David Schlenker ’13 taught English in the slums of South Delhi this summer, his fourth- and fifth-graders produced a remarkable collection of photographs. Read More.
Entrepreneurship
Floating a new venture
[7/31/12] Prize-winners in last year’s Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition, Zach Fagiano ’13 and Hope Schwartz-Leeper ’13 are well on their way toward establishing a successful business in artisanal sea salt. Read More.
Research
Your salad may hold the secret to evolution
[7/23/12] Cell biologist David Domozych undertakes advanced research in Skidmore’s Microscopy Imaging Center and shares the results in top peer-reviewed journals. Read More.
Research
Saving lives through science
[7/20/12] Denise Smith and Pat Fehling, faculty members in Health and Exercise Sciences, are tackling long-standing issues about firefighter safety. Read More.
Community
Skidmore wins Preservation Foundation award
[7/5/12] College's latest preservation award recognizes rebuilding of stone wall along campus property Read More.