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GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT NEWS

Emerson Funds Student Research, Internships

This summer, through a $100,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, a new endowed program funded the first of many Hobart and William Smith students to undertake research and internship opportunities in the Auburn, N.Y. area. A private, family organization located in Auburn, the Emerson Foundation was created in 1932 and has since provided support to core community institutions of Auburn a...  More >>

Faculty Prizes Recognize Teaching, Scholarship and Service

HWS faculty members recently acknowledged three of their colleagues' work as educators, scholars and community leaders with the annual faculty prizes. Based on the recommendations of fellow HWS faculty, the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors recognized Professor of Dance Cadence Whittier, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Professor of Geoscience Nan Crystal Arens, who was awarded...  More >>

Toscano '16 Pursues Master's Degree at New York Film Academy

This fall, Kiara Toscano '16 will begin a new chapter as a student at the New York Film Academy. The Queens, N.Y.-native will pursue a master's in fine arts. This fall she will study in a conservatory program learning all that goes into a documentary production. In her second year, she will continue her studies in Los Angeles. As an environmental studies major and theatre minor, Toscano was expos...  More >>

Groundbreaking Atmospheric Science Research

Through the Undergraduate Summer Research Program, HWS geoscience faculty and students have partnered with colleagues from other institutions to undertake atmospheric science research projects poised to improve understanding of several aspects of weather patterns and storm systems that have not been deeply studied until now. This summer, nine students collaborated with each other and worked side-...  More >>

Howarth '16 Interns with the National Weather Service

As a summer intern with the National Weather Service's Forecast Office in Binghamton, N.Y., Macy Howarth '16 is using state-of-the-art technology to predict weather events and social media platforms to bring that information directly to the public. The National Weather Service (NWS) is the organization within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that is responsible for produ...  More >>

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