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Gamez ’19 Returned to Guatemala for Summer

Gamez Lester 1For dance major Lester Gamez, ’19, a short-term study trip in 2016 led to a life-changing experience this summer. Gamez first traveled to Guatemala last summer with a group of…
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Mandracchia ’19 Interns at Armed Forces DNA Lab

Mandracchia Therese 0005Therese Mandracchia ’19 spent the summer at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory at the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where forensic experts work to identify fallen service members so…
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HWS Students Participate in Food Research

Group Shot 1 DUThis summer, Jerlin Garo ’18, Brianna Hurysz ’20 and Jonathan Thrall ’19 are participating in a state-of-the-art research experience at Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) in…
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HWS Presents at Botany 2017 Conference

Moore_FooteAt this summer’s Botany 2017 conference in Fort Worth, Texas, Assistant Professor of Biology Shannon Straub, Postdoctoral Research Associate Julien Boutte, Abby Foote ’17 and Brianna Moore ’18 presented the…
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Cosentino Publishes Paper on Bird-Window Collisions

Cosentino Brad-0081It is estimated that nearly one billion birds die annually in North America after colliding with windows in the exterior walls of buildings.  In 2014, a team of more than…
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Meet Shark Week Executive Producer Gasek ’72

Great Hammerhead shark swims over nurse sharks through bait fish shoal, Bimini.For as long as he can remember, Paul Gasek ’72 has had a thing for the ocean. It’s a passion, really, and one that’s taken him around the globe and…
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Cosentino Explores Salamander Habitat Change

Cosentino Brad-0001Assistant Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino has frequently studied the eastern red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus), both in the lab and in its natural environment: the woodlands in the northeastern part…
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Popp ’11 Mentors Youth in STEM Development

Popp_JessicaAs the Western Regional Coordinator for Let’s Talk Science, Jessica Popp ’11 has combined her passions for science, technology, engineering, math and youth mentorship into a career inspiring youth to…
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Cooper ’17 to Pursue Immunology in Joint M.D.-Ph.D. Program

Cooper_James_1“I became determined to attend medical school after my grandfather was diagnosed with a type of leukemia called chronic lymphocytic leukemia,” recalls James Cooper ’17, who was recently accepted to…
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Kietzman ’13 Leads Washington College Field Hockey

Kietzman_AnnieKnown as the Liberty League “Rookie of the Year” as a first-year Heron, Anne Kietzman ’13 recently adopted a new title: head coach of the women’s field hockey team at…
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