HWS Presents at National BioChem Conference

A group of HWS students and faculty representing the Colleges' Biology and Chemistry Departments recently participated in the 2015 Annual American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference, one of the leading academic conventions of its kind. In attendance were Caitlyn Mitchell '15 and Carly Rolph '15, as well as Associate Professor of Biology Patricia Mowery, Professor of Chemist...  More >>

Mahajan '15 Reflects on Pre-Med Internships

Blackwell Medical Scholar Melissa Mahajan '15 always knew she wanted to study medicine, and has spent the past four years at HWS advancing that goal. Before heading off to SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine this coming fall, Mahajan '15 is spending her senior year interning with general surgeon Dr. Kristin Baltazar-Ford at Finger Lakes Health, Geneva's local hospital. Previously,...  More >>

Troy '15 Selected for Fulbright

Christopher Troy '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to support an English Teaching Assistantship to Argentina, giving him an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow his passion for teaching while at the same time, providing him with an opportunity to pursue a career in global medicine. Known for drawing a highly competitive field of applicants, the Ful...  More >>

Learning in the Research Lab

This semester, Professor of Chemistry Erin Pelkey is providing students with crucial lab experience. Nate Truax '17 and Maeve Holton '15 are continuing research they began in the fall, and are joined by Fernando Banales Mejia '17 whose work began at the beginning of the semester. "Involving students in research is essential for their professional development," says Pelkey. "As with anything, the ...  More >>

HWS Hosts Edible Science Fair

Showcasing how chemistry is a fundamental part of our everyday kitchens, students taking Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry Justin Miller's CHEM 304, "Bonding with Food," demonstrated scientific principles using food during the 2015 Edible Science Fair at Hobart and William Smith. The interactive event, which included various entertaining food "stations," was held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tues...  More >>

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