Skidmore launches Creating Our Future--The Campaign for Skidmore
Wed 15 Nov 2017 22:00pm EST
Many freshmen as well as upperclassmen headed off this fall for study abroad-in at least one case, "because I wanted to experience culture shock." What do they report so far?
Wed 15 Nov 2017 10:30am EST
Alexia Nshuti Muhire '18 brought her independent project - using lemongrass as a potential alternative to malaria prevention - to the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University (CIG U).
Mon 13 Nov 2017 15:34pm EST
Tracing the evolution of diseases, bioarchaeologist Kelly Harkins '04 says, "I've worked on 11,000-year-old bones from South America and on samples from ancient Nubia to medieval Europe."
Mon 13 Nov 2017 14:22pm EST
Public discussions that cross both cultures and disciplines are coming up soon.
Fri 10 Nov 2017 10:26am EST
The annual Harvest Dinner this fall drew a record number of students for a feast of local and campus-grown sustainable fare.
Thu 9 Nov 2017 13:41pm EST
"They not only collect the donations, but deliver them to our food pantry with smiling faces. We look forward to seeing them each year."
Tue 7 Nov 2017 13:17pm EST
In his TED Talk, Steve Rosenbaum '83 tackles fake news, a topic that professor Andrew Lindner '03 discusses on This is Skidmore based on his own research.
Tue 7 Nov 2017 11:31am EST
Michael Orr has been named Skidmore's next dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. An art historian, he comes from Lake Forest College and Lawrence University.
Mon 6 Nov 2017 11:45am EST
Breves on fish biology,
Mon 6 Nov 2017 9:15am EST
Gender and race, Judaism in India, and new media are slated for discussion this week.
Fri 3 Nov 2017 15:16pm EDT
Renowned journalist and cultural critic David Brooks, speaking at Skidmore last week, argued that individual freedoms are good, but so are communitarian spirit and commitment.
Thu 2 Nov 2017 15:46pm EDT
"It's a blast. I never know what's going to go on here": Open-mic night at Lively Lucy's
Thu 2 Nov 2017 15:00pm EDT
Don't discount the cliché, advised the always original songwriting legend Paul Simon, as he shared tips, stories and insights at Skidmore last week.
Mon 30 Oct 2017 12:09pm EDT
Free public events this week include "Keep Dat A$$ Jumping," a lecture in youth music and gender issues.
Mon 30 Oct 2017 12:37pm EDT
Celebration Weekend 2017 brought families of students, alumni, and others to campus for a vast range of open-house activities.
Sat 28 Oct 2017 16:13pm EDT
Skidmore employees and other local residents who volunteer as ambassadors and supporters for international students often say they get more benefits than they give.
Wed 25 Oct 2017 10:55am EDT
Isabella Bennett says the experience of studying abroad yields unique perspectives. And wide ones too: During her Skidmore career, she studied in three different countries.
Tue 24 Oct 2017 9:32am EDT
Lucy Walker '19 and geoscience professor Meg Estapa spent the summer performing collaborative research project studying carbon matter in the ocean, and discuss their findings on This is Skidmore - the Skidmore College podcast.
Mon 23 Oct 2017 10:26am EDT
Among the public events coming to campus is a multimedia news presentation with a philosophical focus.
Thu 19 Oct 2017 11:49am EDT
Diversity issues at the intersections of gender and race brought audiences together last week for a second year of "In It" discussions and forums.
Tue 17 Oct 2017 10:05am EDT
Martin Mbugua, a former journalist who has helped lead communications at Princeton and Carnegie Mellon, is Skidmore's new vice president for communications and marketing.
Mon 16 Oct 2017 17:35pm EDT
Super-resolution microscopy and wearable computing, medieval Buddhism and pre-Columbian sculpture, skydiving and keyboards, tacos and yogurt. And lots in between.
Mon 23 Oct 2017 10:00am EDT
Courses on farm and food politics, literature and nature, and "watershed science for a crowded planet" are just a few of Skidmore's academic offerings that address sustainability issues.
Fri 13 Oct 2017 11:04am EDT
Upcoming talks and events include art, business and a residency by a Caribbean-British writer, this year's McCormack Visiting Scholar-Artist.
Fri 13 Oct 2017 11:40am EDT