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Drennen on Home Heating Prices

A recent article about concerns over winter energy prices features commentary by Professor of Economics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program Thomas Drennen. The article, which appeared in the Daily Messenger newspaper, notes worries about what energy will cost this winter are already high. "Across upstate New York worries about the upcoming winter energy bill ranks high, with 75 percent...  More >>

Students Excel in Business Contest

Five Hobart and William Smith students participated in the two-day Early Leaders Case Competition (ELCC) at Rochester's Simon Business School earlier this month. For the third consecutive year, HWS students were members of the first, second and third-place teams, exceling among a pool of students from some of the top-ranked business schools in the country. The students who participated were: firs...  More >>

Mertens Hosts Music Recital at HWS

Performing "Misty" by Erroll Garner, Robert Stark's "Sonata No. 1, Concerto for Clarinet No. 3" by Carl Stamitz and Scott Joplin's infamous "Maple Leaf Rag," Associate Professor of Economics Jo Beth Mertens is hosting a special, on-campus recital with fellow musicians in St. John's Chapel. The concert, which is free, is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16. A dessert reception also will be hel...  More >>

HWS Explores Solar Energy

HWS was recently awarded a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for a proposed solar array project. As designed, the proposed project would be one of the largest single solar projects in New York State, comprising 8,000 panels on approximately 10 acres of land at the recently acquired Fribolin farm property on White Springs Lane. An open forum to discu...  More >>

Argentina Welcomes HWS

Eighteen students are immersing themselves in Latin American culture this semester in Mendoza, Argentina, guided by Professor of Latin American Studies, International Relations and Economics Scott McKinney P'13, who was born and raised in Peru. Nestled against the Andes, Mendoza offers students the opportunity to become fluent in the Spanish language and learn about historical and contemporary La...  More >>

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