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FLI Summer Sustainability Interns

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 change student habits for a lifetime to working to curb greenhouse gases institutionally. Their internships are funded by the Office of Sustainability ...  More >>

Sustainability Issues Discussed in Geneva

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 Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Finger Lakes Institute Community Design Center, Stacey Davis ‘15, Caroline Demeter ‘15, Jordan Mueller ‘15, Shani...  More >>

Science Fair Recognizes Young Students

During the Fourth Annual Finger Lakes Institute Science Fair at HWS, 11 groups from four area schools presented their original research on topics relating to the Finger Lakes environment and watersheds, including water quality of lakes and tributaries, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, and animal habitat preferences. Hosted by the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI), the Science Fair took place ...  More >>

Science Fair Welcomes Local Students

Presenting on topics such as water quality and the environment of the Finger Lakes region, the Fourth Annual Finger Lakes Science Fair at HWS will showcase local middle school and high school students' research projects. Hosted by the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI), the Science Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 30 in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The ev...  More >>

Sustainable Minor Earned

Four members of the Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2014 graduated with a new minor, Sustainable Community Development (SCD). Established earlier this year, SCD is an interdisciplinary program that integrates curricular and experiential components in architectural studies, economics, environmental studies and sustainability. "This program is a true differentiator for the HWS campus and the Fi...  More >>

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