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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Groundbreaking NASA Mars Scientist Grotzinger ’79 to Offer Commencement Address

GrotzingerPresident Gregory J. Vincent ’83 announced today that John Grotzinger ’79, Sc.D. ’13, the mission leader and project scientist for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory, will deliver this year’s Commencement Address…
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Lamanna ’97 and the “Holy Grail” Dinosaur Discovery

Dino_5Matt Lamanna ’97, assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, coauthored a study published in January that details the discovery of a new species of…
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Diving Deep into Wind Chill

A recent article in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology by an HWS student/faculty research team examines wind chill across North America during the past four decades. The article,…
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Ott ’17 Steers Product to Market at Unilever

Photos for student prospectus for his office of admissionsTwo years ago, while studying abroad in Denmark, Emily Ott ’17 was taking a sustainable development course and encountered a case study detailing Unilever’s goal of improving the health of…
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