Inside the News: Covering Hurricane Matthew

As The Weather Channel's producer for meteorologist Jim Cantore, Steve Petyerak '93 spent nearly a week between Wednesday, Oct. 5 and Monday, Oct. 10 tracking Hurricane Matthew through Florida and North Carolina. The Category 5 storm caused upwards of $6.5 billion in damage and been linked to more than 1,000 fatalities. Here, Petyerak reflects on navigating the storm while keeping the crew safe a...  More >>

HWS Research Symposium

From invasive species to drone mapping, and the effect of stress on friendships to potential anti-cancer compounds, Hobart and William Smith students presented on a range of topics at this year's Student Research Symposium on Sept. 17 as one of Homecoming and Family Weekend's annual events. "The Research Symposium allows students to showcase their work from summer research projects and represents...  More >>

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 >>

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