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Brubaker, Johnson ‘16 Research in Italy

Chosen as one of only four students from across the United States, Quincey Johnson '16 is spending five weeks in Sardinia, Italy this summer conducting research as part of an International Research Experience for Students (IRES). Her research, which is currently underway, focuses on the ecosystem services provided by Mediterranean silvo-arable-pastoral ecosystems. HWS Assistant Professor of Envir...  More >>

Environmental Research Aids Town of Canandaigua

After six weeks of field work and research, seven students from the environmental studies course, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," presented their recommendations about stormwater wetland development to the Town of Canandaigua in a special joint meeting of the Town's governing boards in May. The Town of Canandaigua is exploring how to manage the upper basin of Sucker Brook...  More >>

FLI Science Fair: Young Scientists Present

From across the Finger Lakes, middle school and high school students and their teachers gathered in Scandling Campus Center for the fifth annual Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Science Fair, to present original research on environmental issues in the region. Hailing from the Geneseo, Honeoye Falls-Lima, and Romulus school districts, students presented on topics including animal habitat preferences, ...  More >>

10 Future Health Professionals

After completing the HWS Health Professions Advisory Program (HPAP), which offers an accredited pre-health curriculum recognized by competitive graduate and professional programs, 10 members of the recently graduated Classes of 2015 will attend medical, dental or veterinary schools this coming fall. "Being a smaller liberal arts school, the student-faculty ratio allows for a more personalized exp...  More >>

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 >>

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