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  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
     
    Inspired by the recently acquired farm property on White Springs Lane, Finger Lakes Institute Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer has curated a "Working History of Food and Farm in the Finger Lakes" exhibit to bring awareness to the Colleges' ...

  • Monday, September 29, 2014
     
    With more than 3,500 attendees, perfect weather and an amazing lineup of events, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014 concluded as one of the most successful in the history of the Colleges. Bringing together parents and alums with the campus community,...

  • Friday, September 26, 2014
     
    This weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend will celebrate all that makes HWS special to alumni, alumnae, parents and students. A variety of entertaining and educational events for all ages will take place across campus. Among the many activities pla...

  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
     
    As part of HWS Food Week, HWS community members have been enjoying events on campus ranging from panel discussions on veganism to an international potluck dinner at the Colleges’ Fribolin Farm. After the success of last year's HWS Food Day celebratio...

  • 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...

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