NEWS

  • 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...

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016
     
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Sutton and Assistant Professor of Geoscience Nicholas Metz will deliver a pair of guest lectures at the Wood Library in Canandaigua, N.Y., as part of a special speaker series featuring HWS facul...

  • Monday, January 11, 2016
     
    An episode of the Emmy-nominated series "Xploration Awesome Planet," hosted by Philippe Cousteau Jr., features the Colleges' Science on Seneca program. The show recently aired on Fox stations around the country and is now available on Hulu. The episo...

  • Thursday, January 07, 2016
     
    Two years after a winter field study in the Bahamas, the HWS Geoscience Department is returning to the island of San Salvador for GEO 299: "Carbonates Ancient and Modern-The Bahamas," where students are developing hands-on experience in science and c...

  • Wednesday, December 30, 2015
     
    The Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges this semester hosted the annual Finger Lakes Research Conference, bringing together experts from New York and Canada in the fields of water resources, invasive species and contamin...

  • Thursday, December 03, 2015
     
    Featuring more than a dozen participants from HWS, the Smith Center for the Arts will present “Finger Lakes Photo/Plays: 24 Hour Theatre” this weekend. The event brings together local writers and performers to create original performances inspired by...

  • Thursday, October 22, 2015
     
    This month, NASA's Curiosity rover team, led by John Grotzinger '79, S.D.'13, confirmed that billions of years ago, Mars was home to lakes, streams and deltas, and that low-lying depressions could have remained filled for up to 10,000 years. Grotzing...

  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015
     
    "Once you go to Hobart and William Smith, you have a lifetime connection with the people you meet," said Michael Carr '86, P'17, of Glenville, N.Y. "Geneva is home and always will be for me." One of more than 3,000 visitors on campus this past weeken...

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015
     
    As part of an episode focusing on lakes and rivers, the Emmy-nominated series "Xploration Awesome Planet" will feature Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and its Science on Seneca (SOS) program. The nationally syndicated ...

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