Enviromental Studies


HWS Awarded $100K State Grant for Invasive Species Research

Starry Stonewort 2In June, Hobart and William Smith Colleges were named the recipient of a $100,000 grant to study and monitor the impacts of starry stonewort on New York State ecosystems. The…
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Statesmen to play Professionally in France

Pizzo Shaw HockeyTwo former Hobart College hockey players recently signed to play professionally with Etoile Noire de Strasbourg. Statesmen defenders Matt Pizzo ’19 and Tanner Shaw ’19 will continue as teammates in…
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An Interdisciplinary Look at Seneca Lake

Wernoch Rylee 3After collecting water samples on Honeoye Lake during a research internship last summer, Rylee Wernoch ’21 is assembling a rich context for her data, creating a traveling display to educate the…
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Jacobsen and Kinne Discuss “The Year of Water”

du-ep2Episode 2: Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne. When the academic year begins in the fall, HWS will be fully immersed in “The Year of Water,” a project envisioned by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne.
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HWS Offers a Series of Farm Programs

led by HWS Food Systems Program Manager Sarah Meyer (right), Students examine a frame of honeycomb at the HWS Fribolin Farm.This spring, the HWS Fribolin Farm has been hosting a series of events titled, “Pollination, Pollution and Your Plate.” The programs were focused on mobilizing the commitments of Bee Campus…
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