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Grotzinger Tells Graduates: Embrace New Challenges as Gifts

Commencement1Recounting the trials and adventures following his own graduation, Hobart and William Smith Colleges 2018 Commencement speaker John Grotzinger ’79, Sc.D. ’13, the mission leader and project scientist for NASA’s Mars…
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Commencement 2018

GrotzingerJohn Grotzinger ’79, Sc.D. ’13, the mission leader and project scientist for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory, will deliver this year’s Commencement Address at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Sunday,…
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HWS Welcomes Back Doppler-on-Wheels

Alycia Gilliland. Radar Meteorologist
Haley Okun WS ‘18
Elizabeth McCabe WS’18Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird and Associate Professor of Geoscience Nick Metz have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant has enabled the HWS Geoscience Department to welcome the…
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Laird Discusses Finger Lakes Weather

Finger Lakes Weather StoryIn a recent article featured in The Post Standard on Syracuse.com, Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird discusses the unique microclimate surrounding the Finger Lakes and their influence on regional temperatures, snowfall and agriculture.…
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Shedding Light on Blue Green Algae

Bradt_Research_2Blue green algae (BGA) and macrophytes (rooted plants) are becoming a toxic problem for those living near the Finger Lakes, but the work of Serena Bradt ’18 and other students…
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