FLI Redoubles Focus on Invasive Species

Thanks to funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service given to the Finger Lakes Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance, the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) at Hobart and William Smith has added Emily Staychock to its staff. Staychock will serve as Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Coordinator. "It's has been fantastic doing work related to aquatics in the Finger Lakes region, where so much o...  More >>

Methylmercury Research Begins

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 furthering research for the Finger Lakes Institute's Mercury Project, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority funded collaborative stu...  More >>

O'Reilly Implements Food Recovery Project

Hoping to help provide hunger relief to people in need living in Geneva while also reducing the overproduction of food on campus, Maggie O'Reilly '16 is launching a pilot project to recover surplus food from Saga Dining Hall that can be donated to the community. After spending the fall semester conducting preliminary research, O'Reilly will begin working with a team of volunteers throughout the s...  More >>

HWS on “Awesome Planet” Available on Hulu

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 episode, "Exciting Waterways," highlights a trip with Pittsford Mendon High School students and teachers to test the water quality of Seneca Lake. Science...  More >>

HWS Hosts Finger Lakes Research Conference

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 contaminants. The 2015 Research Conference served as a platform for researchers to share their findings with the public, natural resource managers and others...  More >>

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