HWS Ranks Among Top "Green" Schools

Recognized as a leader in higher education for exceptional commitments to sustainability, Hobart and William Smith have been named to the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review's "Guide to 361 Green Colleges." The newly released "green" guidebook features schools dedicated to sustainability efforts through academics, career preparation, campus initiatives, activities and policies. Institutions that...  More >>

HWS Opens First Solar Farm

Hobart and William Smith are taking an important step toward climate neutrality with the grand opening of the first of two major solar farms, together representing the largest solar installation at any institution of higher education in New York State. The two solar farms will deliver 50 percent of the Colleges' power through renewable energy and will provide students with hands-on learning exper...  More >>

Tanaka Lecture Features Coggins

Geographer and conservationist Chris Coggins, professor of Asian studies and geography at Bard College at Simon's Rock, was the guest speaker at the Tanaka Asian Lecture Series on Sept. 22, delivering the talk, "China's Fengshui Forests: and the Lineage Village Landscape." "Chris' work on fengshui forests in China lies at the intersection of ethnography and ecology, geography and dendrology, Env...  More >>

HWS Research Symposium

From invasive species to drone mapping, and the effect of stress on friendships to potential anti-cancer compounds, Hobart and William Smith students presented on a range of topics at this year's Student Research Symposium on Sept. 17 as one of Homecoming and Family Weekend's annual events. "The Research Symposium allows students to showcase their work from summer research projects and represents...  More >>

Emerson Funds Student Research, Internships

This summer, through a $100,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, a new endowed program funded the first of many Hobart and William Smith students to undertake research and internship opportunities in the Auburn, N.Y. area. A private, family organization located in Auburn, the Emerson Foundation was created in 1932 and has since provided support to core community institutions of Auburn a...  More >>



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