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Solomon '17 Lands Internship with Chegg

Sam Solomon '17, a sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor, will join Chegg as a marketing generalist intern this summer. The position will allow Solomon to gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing through a variety of platforms and strategies. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, specializes in online textbook rentals, homework help, online tut...  More >>

Cirra '17 to Research Climate Change and Policy

This summer, Alexandra Cirra '17 will join the Pace Energy and Climate Center (PECC) as a research intern, tackling projects on energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and policy initiatives related to sustainability. Affiliated with Pace Law School at Pace University, the PECC is a think tank focused on legal, regulatory and policy matters regarding the environmental impacts of energy use. A...  More >>

Aquaponics at HWS

Hoping to maximize the amount of fruits and vegetables grown on campus while also sparking conversation and interest in sustainable food production, three HWS students recently constructed a pilot aquaponics system. As part of HWS Earth Week, the soilless agriculture system will be introduced at an open house titled "Food without Dirt: An Introduction to Aquaponics" on Thursday, April 21, at 4 p....  More >>

Sustainable Community Development Capstone

This spring, a group of Hobart and William Smith students in a "Sustainable Community Development Capstone" course taught by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Robin Lewis and Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Tarah Rowse teamed up with the Town of Geneva to conduct research and offer recommendations to improve solid waste management in the Town. The students will pr...  More >>

HWS Celebrates Earth Week

In celebration of Earth Week and Earth Day 2016, Hobart and William Smith are hosting a range of activities and events across campus to highlight environmental awareness and sustainability efforts. Earth Week takes place from Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24, with this year's programs ranging from a farmers market and interfaith dialogue to a film screening and sustainability-focused swa...  More >>

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