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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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Thomas “Gib” Shea ’22, who created his own major, is preparing for a public service career managing responses to emergencies like COVID-19. A volunteer firefighter and EMT since high school,…

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A panel discussion for students featured recent graduates discussing their careers in environmental consulting and offering advice on first jobs. During a virtual panel discussion, McKenzie Frazier ’20, Audrey Hunt…

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As a 2020 Woodworth Fellow, Willa Dow ’21 researched the impact of the French colonial legacy on the economies and environmental outlooks of four central African countries. Willa Dow ’21…

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For more than 100 years, the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams blocked the passage of salmon in the lower part of the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington…

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This month, four Hobart and William Smith students tackled climate change and sustainable development in the International Leadership Association’s virtual leadership competition. Camila Goclowski ’22, William Koepp ’23, Emma MacShara…

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Andrew Upton ’12 was awarded Honorable Mention in the Environmental Report Category of MontPhoto 2020 for his photo, “The Beggars,” depicting captive Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus) in an otter…

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Last week, the Colleges celebrated Food Week. The weeklong event is held in conjunction with Food Day, an international day of awareness about how people’s diets impact people and the…

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Hobart and William Smith have again ranked among the nation’s top colleges and universities leading the way in sustainability and environmental responsibility in the 2021 edition of The Princeton Review’s…

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