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  • Thursday, June 02, 2016
     
    As a summer intern with the Water Recycling Facility at WestRock in Solvay, N.Y., Ryan Ratsep '17 is developing his chemical analysis skills and his understanding of the intersection of geoscience and environmental studies. WestRock is a leading glob...

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
     
    This week, four Hobart and William Smith faculty members are among 60 scholars participating in the international symposium, "Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in World Religions," designed to explore issues relating to how reli...

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
     
    Building on their academic experiences at HWS as geoscience students, Brooke Adams '16, Katherine Coughlin '16 and Macy Howarth '16 will continue their studies this fall in graduate programs across the country. Adams will join Texas A&M Univers...

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
     
    Lukas Ruddy '18 has been named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, which will grant him the opportunity to further explore his academic passion for geoscience during the summer of 2017. "Being selected is a great ...

  • Monday, April 18, 2016
     
    HWS geoscience students and faculty recently presented on several atmospheric science research projects at the 41st Annual Northeastern Storm Conference (NESC) hosted by the Lyndon State College local chapter of the American Meteorological Society in...

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2016
     
    The Aquatic Spring Seminar Series will continue with a lecture from Lars Rudstam, professor of natural sciences at Cornell University, on Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library. His lecture, "Great Lakes...

  • Friday, March 04, 2016
     
    Assistant Professor of Geoscience Nick Metz recently had his research on an unprecedented tropical cyclone that struck the Pacific Northwest published in the American Meteorological Society's Monthly Weather Review. The paper, "Tropical Transition of...

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
     
    Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird recently published an article, "Climatology of Lake-Effect Precipitation Events over Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake," in the American Meteorological Society's Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. The paper o...

  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
     
    As unusual weather patterns strike the nation this winter, Macy Howarth '16 is investigating changes and trends in wind chill temperature. Howarth's Honors thesis, "Climatology of Wind Chill Temperatures across North America," condenses 30 years of d...

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016
     
    Hobart and William Smith Colleges recently purchased a Brooks-Rand MERX-M methylmercury analyzer, an instrument that measures the concentrations of methylmercury in organisms collected from lakes and streams. The analyzer will be instrumental in furt...

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