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MaKinster Published on Science Education

A newly published book co-authored by Professor of Education Jim MaKinster and Director of Education at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Nancy Trautmann is linking digital technologies, data resources and the natural world, advancing the way in which middle and high school students can enrich their understanding of key concepts in science. Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through ...  More >>

Chibnall '15 Awarded Fulbright to France

Cydney Chibnall '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to France, a highly prized honor that will give her the chance to work abroad as an English teaching assistant. During each of the past three years, more than 150 applicants have vied for the six teaching grants available annually in France. Known for being especially competitive, the Fulbright Program is...  More >>

Cryan '15 Awarded Fulbright to Greece

Jeanine Cryan '15 has been named recipient of a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Greece, providing her a remarkable opportunity to serve as an English Teaching Assistant, while uniting her affinity of Greek culture and passion for education. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational ex...  More >>

Collective Impact at the President's Forum

In her President's Forum talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Education," Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher engaged with Hobart and William Smith and the Geneva community about the struggles in education facing the country and the strides the government, institutions of learning, and local communities can take toward pooling resources and data to me...  More >>

Pichardo '15 Advances in NYBPC

For his idea to establish a new public school in Rochester, N.Y., Jericsson Pichardo '15 has advanced to the next round of the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) where he'll face off against a highly competitive field of undergraduate and graduate students from area colleges and universities. Pichardo is scheduled to compete in the NYBPC Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finals hosted at St. Jo...  More >>