Enviromental Studies


Grow Zones Established on Campus

Grow ZoneAs part of a new land management strategy developed by the Office of Sustainability and Buildings and Grounds, the Colleges have designated new Grow Zones. By design, patches of grass…
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Land Acquisition Offers New Opportunities for Research, Sustainability

Land Purchase4This summer, Hobart and William Smith Colleges took possession of approximately 27 acres adjacent to the arts campus at Houghton House. Funded through a donation from HWS Trustee Edward R.…
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Environment America Ranks HWS No. 2 in Nation

Gates Road Solar Farm, Sustainability, Tom Drennen, Beth Kinne, Michael AmadoriEnvironment America has ranked Hobart and William Smith as No. 2 in the nation among higher education institutions for producing or purchasing renewable energy. The Colleges ranked first place in…
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Magee on Flooding in the Japan Times

Magee_2Professor of Environmental Studies Darrin Magee offered his expertise on China's environment and water issues in an article about flooding along the Yangtze River that appeared in the Japan Times…
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Fisher Center 2020-2021: What's in a Name?

Fisher-Center-2020-21-du2Throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice invites faculty, students, staff and visiting speakers to interrogate language as they explore the theme,…
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