Founders Day
Published November 17th, 2017 by

For her trailblazing career and contributions to countless NBA players and their families, Chrysa Chin ’84 joined an esteemed group of women who have received the William Smith Alumnae Association’s…

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Published November 1st, 2017 by

In the quest to understand the nature and origins of the universe, scientists have made the first detection of both gravitational waves and light arriving from a single cosmic event,…

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Chair of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees Thomas S. Bozzuto '68 and President Mark D. Gearan applaud during a standing ovation for Dr. Gregory J. Vincent '83, the unanimously voted candidate by the Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee to serve as the President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, who offered his initial remarks to the HWS community assembled on Thursday in the Vandervort Room.
Published October 20th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith will celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Gregory J. Vincent ’83 as the 27th president of Hobart College and the 16th of William Smith College during an…

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Published October 13th, 2017 by

Two hundred years after the tale of Frankenstein first transfixed readers, Professor Emeritus of Media and Society Les Friedman is bringing his research on Mary Shelley’s iconic monster to an…

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Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn welds the suspension of a LIGO coating sample. The sample has a conductive coating, developed at Stanford, which allows stray charges on LIGO mirrors to be neutralized.
Published October 12th, 2017 by

In the ongoing research to understand the origins and the nature of the universe, the detection of gravitational waves – ripples in spacetime – has been a pivotal discovery. On…

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Published October 11th, 2017 by

Assistant Professor of Physics Leslie Hebb is collaborating with a group of scientists from across the country on a project that improves — with previously unattainable precision — the ability…

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Published October 3rd, 2017 by

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded for the historic discovery of gravitational waves, a scientific breakthrough made possible thanks to a global research team of which Professor of…

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Published September 29th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith have been ranked among the nation’s top colleges and universities leading the way in sustainability and environmental leadership in The Princeton Review’s newly released “Top 50…

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Published September 8th, 2017 by

Carrying forward a tradition of inclusive excellence, Hobart and William Smith officially opened the new on-campus LGBTQ+ Resource Center during a standing-room-only dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 4 at…

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Published September 7th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith students have kicked off the fall semester with an enhanced dining experience at the Scandling Campus Center that includes new spaces, food stations and increased functionality.…

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