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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NEWS

HWS Fribolin Farm Interns Make an Impact

For Sarah Garcia '17, Lara Johnson '19 and Felicia Maybee '17, a shared passion for fresh produce has given them the opportunity this summer to sow the seeds for community outreach and involvement. The three HWS Fribolin Farm interns have been working diligently over the past few months to maintain the farm and all that has been planted there. Fribolin Farm interns tend to the various gardens on ...  More >>

Toscano '16 Pursues Master's Degree at New York Film Academy

This fall, Kiara Toscano '16 will begin a new chapter as a student at the New York Film Academy. The Queens, N.Y.-native will pursue a master's in fine arts. This fall she will study in a conservatory program learning all that goes into a documentary production. In her second year, she will continue her studies in Los Angeles. As an environmental studies major and theatre minor, Toscano was expos...  More >>

Santinelli '18 Builds Business at MiddCORE

During the business skills and innovation summer program MiddCORE, Margaret Santinelli '18 worked with top business leaders, college educators and fellow entrepreneurial-minded students to develop creative solutions for real-world companies as well as their own "innovation ideas." Organized by Middlebury College and hosted at Sierra Nevada College, the four-week program centered on collaboration....  More >>

Students Explore Hawaii as Living Laboratory

Bringing their study of geoscience beyond the classroom, a group of HWS students recently embarked on a two-week scientific excursion to Hawaii where they gained critical experience investigating distinctive phenomena such as lava flows and sea breezes. The course, "Geoscience Field Studies," gave 16 students the opportunity to invest themselves in several data-driven projects guided by Professo...  More >>

Honors Spotlight: Gatch '16, Mendez '16

Under the guidance of Associate Professor of Biology Meghan Brown, recent graduates Alexander Gatch '16 and Kathryn Mendez '16 focused on aquatic life in the Finger Lakes for their Honors projects which were completed this past spring. Gatch's project involved determining mercury levels in lake trout in the Finger Lakes to address the potential health risks associated with fish consumption. For h...  More >>

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