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HWS Students Join C2C Network

Three HWS students recently participated in a national conference based on environmental leadership. The C2C Fellows Network at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy is a nationally-competitive program for undergraduates and recent graduates aspiring to leadership positions in sustainable politics and business. Perry Fennell '15, Kristin Cronmiller '15 and Rachel Newcomb '15 recently attended ...  More >>

HWS Named a 2014 Tree Campus

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named a 2014 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota. This is the third consecutive year that the Colleges have obtained the recognition. Tree Campus USA is a national program that was launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to honor colleges and universities for their leadership promoting healthy trees and engaging studen...  More >>

Sustainable Community Development Series

The fourth annual Community Development Speaker Series will bring local and national presenters to Hobart and William Smith Colleges to discuss innovations and advances in sustainable development in the Finger Lakes. “We have some key people, locally and nationally, who have some interesting thoughts about sustainability, and we are bringing these people to campus to inform the HWS community and ...  More >>

Halfman, Students Assess Owasco Lake

In the recently completed study, "Owasco Lake, New York: Water Quality & Nutrient Sources, 2014 Findings," Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and student researchers Genevieve Moralez '15, Katherine Coughlin '16 and Nicolette Andrzejczyk '16 identify links between degraded water quality, harmful algal blooms, and phosphorus deposits entering the Owasco Lake through tributaries. "...  More >>

RecycleMania Kicks Off

This year's RecycleMania competition has begun, and HWS is again participating in the national competition which began on Sunday, Feb. 1. With a host of materials management events planned, the Colleges are expected to make a strong showing in the competition, which presents awards in categories such as pounds of recycled and composted materials as well as per capita rates of recycling. Now in it...  More >>

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