Enviromental Studies


Atmospheric Science Seniors Head to Grad Schools

Four Hobart and William Smith seniors -- Caitlin Crossett '15, Pamela Eck '15, Raleigh Grysko '15 and Elliott Morrill '15, all Geoscience majors with concentrations in atmospheric science -- have been accepted to competitive graduate programs in specialized areas within the field. In the fall of 2015, Crossett will attend the master's program in mathematical sciences at the University of Wiscons...  More >>

Gerling '13 Earns Virginia Tech Honor

Alexandra Gerling '13, of Fairport, N.Y., has been named Virginia Tech's 2015 Outstanding Master's Student for the College of Science. As a fellow with the Western Virginia Water Authority and member of the Carey Lab at Virginia Tech, Gerling will receive a Master of Science in biological sciences this August. The Carey Lab, part of the Virginia Tech Stream Team/Ecosystem Research Group, examines...  More >>

Alum Launches a Birthday App

Have you ever wanted to send a friend or loved one a birthday message that was more meaningful than a simple Facebook post or text message? Mark Fortunato '08 and his colleagues recently launched a free app that will allow users to send specialized happy birthday messages to friends and family: the HBD app. HBD allows users to wish their friends happy birthday in a unique way--through video. The ...  More >>

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 >>

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