Enviromental Studies


Interning for Community Development Center

While taking her sustainable community development (SCD) capstone last semester, Alex Vitulano '16 was sold on spending her summer in Geneva as a Finger Lakes Economic Development Intern. Majoring in environmental studies and double minoring in Spanish and sustainable community development, Vitulano is using the internship to expand her knowledge of developmental efforts by working on two local p...  More >>

Brooks '17 Interns at HWS Fribolin Farm

For the past month, Liam Brooks '17 has spent most of his time planting, watering, and weeding at HWS Fribolin Farm as an intern for the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Food Systems Program. Brooks' role on the farm involves assisting with preparations, seeding, and care of the 2015 plantings, such as tomatoes, tomatillos, garlic, herbs, pumpkins, kale, corn, squash, and beans. Additionally, he assi...  More >>

Williams '13 Joins Harvard Doctoral Program

Augusta Williams '13 has been accepted to Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which has been ranked as one of the top public health schools in the country. Through her program with the Environmental Health Department, Williams will pursue a Doctor of Science degree, studying how weather patterns and global climate change impact human health. "The work that Harvard has been doi...  More >>

Three Accepted to FoodCorps

As staunch advocates of implementing more sustainable food practices and making healthy, locally grown food a priority, Stacey Davis '15, Mollie Kenerson '15 and Abbe Lentz '15 have worked relentlessly over the past four years to further the Colleges' commitment to sustainability and bring new initiatives to campus. Now, they'll work to create a more sustainable food system at the national level ...  More >>

Razavi Joins Finger Lakes Institute

Roxanne Razavi, Ph.D., of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, recently joined the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) as a post-doctoral researcher focusing on mercury bioaccumulation in fish and other biota in the Finger Lakes region. Director of the FLI Lisa Cleckner, Ph.D., is the principal investigator of the mercury project, which was approved for funding by the New York State Energy Research and Developmen...  More >>

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