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Students Gain Cultural and Field Research Experience in Queensland

Queensland_5Students on the HWS Queensland study abroad program are exploring the ecology and culture unique to eastern Australia. Based at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, the program integrates lectures…
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Cosentino Research Has National Implications

BradA recent article co-written by Assistant Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino is making waves in the national dialogue over bird-window collisions. Originally published in the journal Biological Conservation, the article…
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Establishing the Dr. Richard A. Ryan Endowed Fund

Students collect information about the ponds at the Hanley Biological Field Preserve as part of "Aquatic Biology" with Associate Professor of Biology Meghan Brown.Student research has found new support in the Dr. Richard A. Ryan Endowed Summer Science Fund, which will provide financial assistance to select students who conduct scientific research at the…
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Gilman Scholars Study Abroad

Ahmadi_Nagina_1Nagina Ahmadi ’20 and Kwame Morris ’19 were both awarded prestigious U.S. Department of State Benjamin Gilman Scholarships to support their study abroad excursions during the Colleges’ Spain program. The…
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Holmes ’92 Nominated for Best Adventure Travel Film

Man at the end of the world 1GLP Films, founded by Rob Holmes ’92, is a finalist in the 2017 Adventure in Motion short film contest. The short documentary, “The Man at the End of the World,”…
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Knipper ’18 Conducts Research at Roswell

Knipper Emily 3Emily Knipper ’18 spent her summer conducting research with a team of scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., one of the most well respected cancer hospitals and…
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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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