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“Art profoundly changes who we are,” said American poet Claudia Rankine. Rankine gave a reading of her work “Citizen: An American Lyric” at the Smith Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The book is this year’s common read for the first year experience at HWS and has inspired campus dialogue around issues of race and racism in first-year classrooms and at community events.
American Rhino and Conservation in Africa
This year, HWS Trustee Chris Welles ’84, P’12, P’15 launched the American Rhino Foundation and AmericanRhino.com, a clothing and accessory company focused on empowering consumers to take an active role in biodiversity conservation in Africa.
Eight Concerts Conclude Semester
The Colleges’ Department of Music will close 2016 with a flourish, offering eight concerts during the holiday season.
Hamilton’s Work Published in Windmill
Windmill, Hofstra University’s journal of literature and art, has published Associate Professor of English Melanie (Conroy-Goldman) Hamilton’s new nonfiction narrative “Caldera."