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"Go Green" Segments Highlight Sustainability at HWS

The second of three "Go Green" segments featuring the Colleges' sustainability initiatives and programs aired on WROC-TV 8 Rochester on Thursday, Nov. 19. The segment included an interview with Sustainability Manager Adam Maurer, who discussed efforts to reduce HWS' carbon footprint through various initiatives, including the Eco Rep Program, yellow bike program, water bottle refill stations and t...  More >>

HWS Finalist in Arbor Day Contest

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been selected as one of three national finalists in the 2015 Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA Service Learning Contest open to institutions with fewer than 15,000 enrolled students. The competition promises up to $10,000 to fund the proposed service project, which would help finance both the purchase of 100 fruit trees and maintenance after the initial ...  More >>

Local and Sustainable: HWS Food Week

Encouraging the HWS community to think more critically about the relationship between their food and the environment, Food Week 2015 will include a series of events celebrating locally and sustainably grown food across the Finger Lakes region. The week kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 17 and will culminate on national Food Day, Saturday, Oct. 24, coinciding with HWS' October Day of Service when studen...  More >>

FLI Receives TWC City Stream Stewards Grant

The Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) have teamed up for a community partnership - the City Stream Stewards program - that will connect area middle school and high school students to service-learning projects designed to improve water quality in urban communities throughout the Finger Lakes region. Thanks to a $5,000 grant from TWC's Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) philanthr...  More >>

"Awesome Planet" Features FLI's Science on Seneca

As part of an episode focusing on lakes and rivers, the Emmy-nominated series "Xploration Awesome Planet" will feature Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and its Science on Seneca (SOS) program. The nationally syndicated educational earth sciences television series, hosted and executive produced by Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of Jacques Cousteau and a past guest o...  More >>

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