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Pierson Tyler

Tyler Pierson ’21 accepts position at one of the world’s largest financial services institutions, Prudential Financial. Graduating with a major in economics and a minor in entrepreneurial studies, Tyler Pierson…

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At Closed Loop Systems, cofounder and CEO Jacob Fox ’16 is turning organic waste into a regenerative solution. “Not many people know this but we have degraded over 60 percent…

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Ruiwan Xu

“Your mentor only has one hour for you. What are you going to use it for?” Ruiwan Xu ’11 likes to ask young professionals. Her advice? Touch base with them during life’s…

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Environmental educator Anna Moreau ’20 is the naturalist at Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center. After graduating with her B.A. in environmental studies, Anna Moreau ’20 landed a position as…

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Rylee 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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Seneca Lake Algal Blooms

Two 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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William Scandling1

A $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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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 Whitney,  Class, KColton

Assistant 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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In the intensive two-week J-Term course “Birds in Our Landscape,” expert ornithologist and Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander guides HWS students as they study avian winter behavior and ecology. “Learning…

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