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FLI Receives TWC City Stream Stewards Grant

The Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) have teamed up for a community partnership - the City Stream Stewards program - that will connect area middle school and high school students to service-learning projects designed to improve water quality in urban communities throughout the Finger Lakes region. Thanks to a $5,000 grant from TWC's Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) philanthr...  More >>

"Awesome Planet" Features FLI's Science on Seneca

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 educational earth sciences television series, hosted and executive produced by Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of Jacques Cousteau and a past guest o...  More >>

HWS Talk Features Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin, a world-renowned animal behavior expert and one of the nation's most widely-recognized professionals with autism, caught her first big career break designing humane livestock corralling systems more than 40 years ago because she didn't give up on a narrow window of opportunity. Having already worked around cattle, Grandin had a familiarity with handling them, but didn't know all o...  More >>

Densen '17 Coordinates EcoRep Program

Ryan Densen '17, an economics major from Acton, Mass., has taken a primary leadership role in the campus Eco Representatives (EcoReps) Program as student coordinator. Responsible for proposing and carrying out projects and goals for the 2015-2016 academic year, Densen aims to facilitate environmental, economic, and social responsibility across campus. During the week leading up to the start of cl...  More >>

Halfman on Blue-Green Algae on WENY

Professor of Geoscience and Environmental Studies John Halfman was interviewed this month by the regional news station WENY about the blooms of potentially bacteria that have been spotted in the Finger Lakes region. As Halfman told WENY in the Aug. 26 article, "Toxic Blue-Green Algae Found In Finger Lakes," blue-green algae is actually a misnomer: "They aren't really an algae. They are more of a...  More >>

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