Enviromental Studies


National Recognition Kicks Off Earth Week

Hobart and William Smith Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices are in the national spotlight this month. Recognized as one of North America's most environmentally responsible schools, HWS has been included among the select institutions featured in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's "Guide to 353 Green Colleges." Now in its sixth year, the ...  More >>

Wake the Farm Workshops

Members of the Hobart and William Smith community, as well as the public, can help ‘wake' the HWS Fribolin farm through a series of workshops being held in April and May. Led by Sarah Meyer, community outreach coordinator for the Finger Lakes Institute at HWS, the program's theme, Wake the Farm, focuses on making preparations for the 2015 growing season. The first workshop, Wake the Farm Beehive ...  More >>

HWS Welcomes 'Living on Earth' Host

The HWS Finger Lakes Institute and the Sustainable Community Development program will welcome award-winning journalist Steve Curwood, the host and executive producer of "Living on Earth," Public Radio International's environmental news show, broadcast nationally and in the Finger Lakes region on National Public Radio affiliates WEOS, WXXI and WSKG. Hosted as part of the Sustainable Community Deve...  More >>

Pichardo '15 Advances in NYBPC

For his idea to establish a new public school in Rochester, N.Y., Jericsson Pichardo '15 has advanced to the next round of the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) where he'll face off against a highly competitive field of undergraduate and graduate students from area colleges and universities. Pichardo is scheduled to compete in the NYBPC Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finals hosted at St. Jo...  More >>

HWS Students, Canandaigua Collaborate

Tapping into the exploration of land use, government, economics and the environment, Hobart and William Smith students taking ENV 351, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," have partnered with the Town of Canandaigua this spring to offer their advice and guidance on a pair of important sustainable community development projects. Through the collaboration, students are focusing ...  More >>

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