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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NEWS

Thomas '15 Explores the Environment in South America

Through the United Planet's Environmental Quest program and the Padnos Family International Internship/Research Travel Award, Chavon Thomas '15 immersed herself in environmental sustainability projects and youth education in rural Ecuador during 2014-15 winter break. A women's studies major with a concentration in eco-feminism and health, and a Writing Colleague and public policy minor, Thomas sp...  More >>

Father and Son Race in Cup Challenge

Lucas Catania '15 and his father, Dr. Joseph Catania '83, P'15, P'17, raced in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge after a year of continued success on the race track. The racing duo, who have competed in a number of regional and national races over the past few years, made their series and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) debuts March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Fla...  More >>

Littleton '16 Completes Independent Study

While studying abroad in Mendoza, Argentina, Amelia Littleton '16 completed an independent study culminating in a collection of poems. After taking a poetry course on campus, Littleton decided to write poems to capture her time in Mendoza. "While I was abroad I worked on writing poems to help me through the cultural and life changes that were presented to me. I am very fortunate that it turned in...  More >>

HWS Students Join C2C Network

Three HWS students recently participated in a national conference based on environmental leadership. The C2C Fellows Network at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy is a nationally-competitive program for undergraduates and recent graduates aspiring to leadership positions in sustainable politics and business. Perry Fennell '15, Kristin Cronmiller '15 and Rachel Newcomb '15 recently attended ...  More >>

HWS Named a 2014 Tree Campus

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named a 2014 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota. This is the third consecutive year that the Colleges have obtained the recognition. Tree Campus USA is a national program that was launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to honor colleges and universities for their leadership promoting healthy trees and engaging studen...  More >>

 
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