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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NEWS

Davis '15 Leads Real Food Challenge

The Real Food Challenge (RFC), a national sustainability project aiming to shift existing university food budgets away from industrial farms and towards local, fair, and humane food sources, has become the focal point of this summer for Stacey Davis '15. Interning for the Finger Lakes Institute under the direction of Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer, Davis works on the official Rea...  More >>

Honan Interns with Massachusetts EEA

As an intern with Massachusetts' Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), Sarah Honan '17 says she is developing "a unique and important insight into the environmental field. Being here has given me a new perspective on what the environmental field has to offer." Honan is involved in a number of sustainability projects, including those that promote the use of electric vehi...  More >>

Interning for Community Development Center

While taking her sustainable community development (SCD) capstone last semester, Alex Vitulano '16 was sold on spending her summer in Geneva as a Finger Lakes Economic Development Intern. Majoring in environmental studies and double minoring in Spanish and sustainable community development, Vitulano is using the internship to expand her knowledge of developmental efforts by working on two local p...  More >>

Brooks '17 Interns at HWS Fribolin Farm

For the past month, Liam Brooks '17 has spent most of his time planting, watering, and weeding at HWS Fribolin Farm as an intern for the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Food Systems Program. Brooks' role on the farm involves assisting with preparations, seeding, and care of the 2015 plantings, such as tomatoes, tomatillos, garlic, herbs, pumpkins, kale, corn, squash, and beans. Additionally, he assi...  More >>

Williams '13 Joins Harvard Doctoral Program

Augusta Williams '13 has been accepted to Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which has been ranked as one of the top public health schools in the country. Through her program with the Environmental Health Department, Williams will pursue a Doctor of Science degree, studying how weather patterns and global climate change impact human health. "The work that Harvard has been doi...  More >>

 
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