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Cosentino Leads HWS Vernal Pool Mapping Project

Cosentino Brad-0107This summer, HWS and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (EFS) are collaborating on a project to map vernal or woodland pools, which are temporary pools of water that provide habitat…
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Cosentino publishes on biological impacts of urbanization    

Bio Turtles0095Assistant Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino recently co-authored an article in the journal Conservation Biology. The article, “Effects of Urbanization on the Population Structure of Freshwater Turtles Across the United…
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Statesmen laxers honored for academics

HLax_1Twenty-four members of the Hobart College lacrosse team earned a spot on the 2018 Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll. Additionally, seven Statesmen represented the team on the NEC Spring…
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Mackie ’77 Receives Environmental Award

MackieThomas A. Mackie ’77, an environmental lawyer and managing shareholder of Mackie Shea, PC law firm has been chosen by the Environmental Business Council (EBC) of New England to receive…
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Advocating through AmeriCorps

Americorps_VolunteersAs AmeriCorps volunteers in the city of Rochester, Hilda Agyekum ’18 and Aidan Ely ’18 will spend the next year mobilizing resources and creating solutions to increase the quality of…
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Tapper ’64 Funds Scientific Research

Tapper2Working closely with the HWS science faculty, fellow alums and supporters of the Colleges’ programs in science, Dr. Edward Tapper ’64 is making dreams and opportunities for student research in…
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Peace Corps in Namibia for Booth ’18

Booth Natalia 2BJoining the Peace Corps in Namibia this fall, Natalie Booth ’18 will teach high school science and support local efforts to strengthen educational opportunities during her two-years of service throughout…
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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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