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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 >>

Munderville '16 Interns at Fribolin Farm

When people eat better, they feel better," says Natalie Munderville '16. "When we feel better, we interact better." Interested in uncovering how food plays a role in the social sphere, Munderville, who is studying gender, chose to apply for a farming internship through the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) after getting an email from Food Systems Program Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator Sara...  More >>

HWS Among Sierra's Greenest Schools

Back in the national spotlight for successes in environmental leadership and sustainability, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have again been named to Sierra magazine's annual list of the greenest colleges and universities, moving ahead 64 spots since first appearing on the list in 2009. This year, HWS ranked No. 52 on Sierra's "Cool Schools" list, earning the highest possible rating in the cate...  More >>

Crowe '16 Joins Watercraft Stewards

Garrett Crowe '16 has been working with the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) this summer as a data manager and outreach assistant in collaboration with its Watercraft Stewards Program. "I've always been interested in aquatics, specifically hydrology," says Crowe, a geoscience major with a minor in environmental studies. "This program aims to encourage environmental preservation and conservation. It d...  More >>

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