Enviromental Studies


Brubaker, Johnson ‘16 Research in Italy

Chosen as one of only four students from across the United States, Quincey Johnson '16 is spending five weeks in Sardinia, Italy this summer conducting research as part of an International Research Experience for Students (IRES). Her research, which is currently underway, focuses on the ecosystem services provided by Mediterranean silvo-arable-pastoral ecosystems. HWS Assistant Professor of Envir...  More >>

Second Annual Invasive Species Week

Throughout the Finger Lakes Region, several events will be held to celebrate the second annual New York Invasive Species Awareness Week from July 12 to July 18. Last year, more than 100 invasive species activities occurred throughout the state and this year the Finger Lakes region is poised and ready with a lineup of impressive activities and events to mark the occasion. With funding from the New...  More >>

Environmental Research Aids Town of Canandaigua

After six weeks of field work and research, seven students from the environmental studies course, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," presented their recommendations about stormwater wetland development to the Town of Canandaigua in a special joint meeting of the Town's governing boards in May. The Town of Canandaigua is exploring how to manage the upper basin of Sucker Brook...  More >>

FLI Science Fair: Young Scientists Present

From across the Finger Lakes, middle school and high school students and their teachers gathered in Scandling Campus Center for the fifth annual Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Science Fair, to present original research on environmental issues in the region. Hailing from the Geneseo, Honeoye Falls-Lima, and Romulus school districts, students presented on topics including animal habitat preferences, ...  More >>

10 Future Health Professionals

After completing the HWS Health Professions Advisory Program (HPAP), which offers an accredited pre-health curriculum recognized by competitive graduate and professional programs, 10 members of the recently graduated Classes of 2015 will attend medical, dental or veterinary schools this coming fall. "Being a smaller liberal arts school, the student-faculty ratio allows for a more personalized exp...  More >>

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