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Year of Water

The Year of Water celebrates the Finger Lakes Institute at 15 years, recognizing its interdisciplinary work on water and community. Throughout the year, through a significant series of interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary events, HWS will recognize one of HWS’ assets – the lake and the watershed, and all the academic work that is built on and contributes to the survival of those assets. The effort is reflective of the liberal arts mission of the Colleges and reinforces the strong, sustaining ties between HWS and the communities surrounding the lake.

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Year of Water News

Fisher Center Faculty Fellows on Climate, Culture and Literature

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

FisherCenter-Robinson-BrorbyThe Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice hosts the first presentations by this year’s Faculty Fellows on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Robinson Murphy…

Exhibition Openings at Davis Gallery

Fri, 07 Feb 2020

Art-Show-Opening-AFarid-19-0070-055-sized-DUTwo new art exhibitions were recently unveiled at a reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Recurrent: Prints & Artist’s Books by Amanda Maciuba is on display at the Davis Gallery…

Geology of the Bahamas

Thu, 09 Jan 2020

MonumentOn the island of San Salvador, 12 HWS students and 7 undergraduates from Winthrop University are conducting field research during the “Geology of the Bahamas” course with Professor of Geoscience…

Municipal Education Series Focuses on Local Water Pollution Prevention

Mon, 20 Jan 2020

FLI--NYSP21-duThe Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and Seneca Watershed Intermunicipal Organization (SWIO) are launching a new education and training series to address local water pollution prevention. Funded by the New York…

Students Create Documentary on Blue-Green Algae

Fri, 03 Jan 2020

2H0A9032-duAs part of “Introduction to Social Documentary,” students wrote, filmed, edited and produced an original documentary in conjunction with the Year of Water initiative. Through interviews with community members, “Blooms”…

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