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BIOLOGY NEWS

Collaborating on Cancer Research

Alvin Randall ’19 holds up his assay to test potential anti-cancer agents on MCF-7 breast cancer cells in Rosenberg Hall.Under the direction of Associate Professor of Biology Patricia Mowery, Alvin Randall ’19 has been developing protocol modifications for assessing cell metabolic activity within breast cancer cells. Randall’s work is…
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“Maritime Matters: Politics, Revolution, and Ecology”

Brown_Crow2Two of this year’s Fisher Center faculty research fellows, Associate Professor and Chair of Biology Meghan Brown and Assistant Professor of History Matthew Crow, will continue the Center’s exploration of…
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HWS Alums Making History in Olympic Gold Win

Shirtz_PierreWhen the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years, Team Physician Dr. Allyson Shirtz Howe ’94, NBC Sports Analyst Pierre McGuire ’83…
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Microbiology and Leading a Life of Consequence

Miller_MichaelMichael Miller ’83, P’09, an internationally renowned microbiologist, will return to the Colleges to discuss his scientific career in a talk titled “Microbiology and Leading a Life of Consequence” on…
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Shedding Light on Blue Green Algae

Bradt_Research_2Blue green algae (BGA) and macrophytes (rooted plants) are becoming a toxic problem for those living near the Finger Lakes, but the work of Serena Bradt ’18 and other students…
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HWS Approves 14 Faculty for Tenure

Campus Snow-00452The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Gregory J. Vincent ’83, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to 13 faculty…
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HWS Alums at the Olympics

Olympics_14Among the foreign dignitaries and athletes striving for gold, Dr. Allyson Shirtz Howe ’94, Pierre McGuire ’83 and Dave Schwartz ’01 arrived in South Korea this week, ready to leave their…
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Farash Scholarships Supporting Student Access

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their…
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Gurian ’19 returns from Queensland

Gurian_1As a biology major and chemistry minor on the pre-veterinarian track, Eva Gurian ’19 jumped at the chance to participate in HWS’ biology-centered, study abroad program that allowed her to…
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Connolly ’16 Partners with Kenyan Health Officials

Connolly_5Hannah Connolly ’16, a medical student at SUNY Upstate, assisted staff at the Family AIDS Care and Education Services clinic in Kenya, working on the perinatal mortality project— an international effort…
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Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.