Enviromental Studies


Wernoch '21 Working to Conserve the Chesapeake Bay

Wernoch Rylee 1Rylee Wernoch '21 has secured a position at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center through the Chesapeake Conservation Corps. In a position hosted by the Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Rylee Wernoch '21…
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HWS Awarded Nearly $50K for Finger Lakes Research

Seneca Lake Algal BloomsTwo new grants support HWS researchers in their exploration of harmful algal blooms, both historical and contemporary, in the Finger Lakes. With funding from the Great Lakes Research Consortium (GLRC),…
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Midgley Foundation Endows $1 Million Fund for Conservation Research

William Scandling1A $1 million gift from the Midgley Foundation establishes a permanent fund to support summer research projects focused on environmental conservation. Summer research collaborations between student scholars and faculty mentors…
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Student Conservation Efforts Earn “Program of the Year” Award

A newly planted pollinator patch on campus.A student project designed to protect and encourage pollinators won the 2021 Action Program of the Year award from the IMPACT Conference. To provide food and habitats for bees, moths,…
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Mauer Discusses Resilience in Publication and Podcast

Mauer Whitney,  Class, KColtonAssistant Professor of Environmental Studies Whitney Mauer discusses socio-ecological resilience in an academic article written for Rural Sociology and on the TreeHugger podcast. In a new academic article and podcast…
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