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Land Use History and Wildlife

Cosentino and BrubakerAn article by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Kristen Brubaker and Associate Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino offers insights that may help habitat managers shape biodiversity in tracts of forested…
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Aquatic Biology on the William Scandling

Scandling with Megan Brown1Aboard the William Scandling, the Colleges’ 65-research vessel that gives students the opportunity to use Seneca Lake as their laboratory, students are studying the aquatic characteristics of the deepest of…
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Randall ’19 Explores the Bio-Defense Mechanisms of Apples

Randall Alvin 2In a single growing season, fire blight can decimate an entire crop of apples, pears and other members of the plant family Rosaceae, posing serious problems in apple-producing regions like the…
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Cosentino Leads HWS Vernal Pool Mapping Project

Cosentino Brad-0107This summer, HWS and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (EFS) are collaborating on a project to map vernal or woodland pools, which are temporary pools of water that provide habitat…
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Cosentino publishes on biological impacts of urbanization    

Bio Turtles0095Assistant Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino recently co-authored an article in the journal Conservation Biology. The article, “Effects of Urbanization on the Population Structure of Freshwater Turtles Across the United…
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Statesmen laxers honored for academics

HLax_1Twenty-four members of the Hobart College lacrosse team earned a spot on the 2018 Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll. Additionally, seven Statesmen represented the team on the NEC Spring…
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Mackie ’77 Receives Environmental Award

MackieThomas A. Mackie ’77, an environmental lawyer and managing shareholder of Mackie Shea, PC law firm has been chosen by the Environmental Business Council (EBC) of New England to receive…
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Advocating through AmeriCorps

Americorps_VolunteersAs AmeriCorps volunteers in the city of Rochester, Hilda Agyekum ’18 and Aidan Ely ’18 will spend the next year mobilizing resources and creating solutions to increase the quality of…
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Tapper ’64 Funds Scientific Research

Tapper2Working closely with the HWS science faculty, fellow alums and supporters of the Colleges’ programs in science, Dr. Edward Tapper ’64 is making dreams and opportunities for student research in…
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Peace Corps in Namibia for Booth ’18

Booth Natalia 2BJoining the Peace Corps in Namibia this fall, Natalie Booth ’18 will teach high school science and support local efforts to strengthen educational opportunities during her two-years of service throughout…
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