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  • Monday, August 04, 2014
     
    The Finger Lakes Institute at HWS will host a discussion on blue-green algae, the cause of the recent drinking water ban that affected hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan. Measurable amounts of similary types of toxins were found in ...

  • Monday, August 04, 2014
     
    Hoping to draw more visitors to an area already rich with history and natural beauty, five HWS students are working in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Institute this summer to design three different bike routes for Sampson State Park. The routes wi...

  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
     
    Mary McLoughlin '15 and Cameron Benoit '16 are spending the summer working as sustainability interns for the Finger Lakes Institute. Each is focusing on a different area of sustainability at the Colleges, from preparing the Eco Representatives to ch...

  • Monday, July 07, 2014
     
    This summer, students are taking part in many of the activities surrounding the recently-acquired Fribolin Farm. Members of the HWS community are helping to plant several different crops for the Colleges' use. In addition to maintaining portions of t...

  • Tuesday, July 01, 2014
     
    The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center (GNRC) hosted the first of five focus groups for the City of Geneva Parks Master Plan on June 19. The discussion for the focus group was based around sustainability, and was facilitated by five interns from the...

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
     
    Invasive species – be it plants, animals or other organisms – are a widespread problem that adversely affect ecosystems all around the world. The Finger Lakes region, too, isn’t an exception, with intruders such as zebra mussels, purple loosestrife a...

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
     
    Charles DeBenedetto '16 and Zachary Grattan '17 were recently invited to attend Technos International Week 2014 as guests of the Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust in Japan where they had the opportunity to explore Japanese culture. From June 8 throug...

  • Friday, June 13, 2014
     
    During the Fourth Annual Finger Lakes Institute Science Fair at HWS, 11 groups from four area schools presented their original research on topics relating to the Finger Lakes environment and watersheds, including water quality of lakes and tributarie...

  • Thursday, May 29, 2014
     
    Presenting on topics such as water quality and the environment of the Finger Lakes region, the Fourth Annual Finger Lakes Science Fair at HWS will showcase local middle school and high school students' research projects. Hosted by the Finger Lakes In...

  • Thursday, May 22, 2014
     
    Four members of the Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2014 graduated with a new minor, Sustainable Community Development (SCD). Established earlier this year, SCD is an interdisciplinary program that integrates curricular and experiential component...

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