The Daily Update
Published March 23rd, 2017 by

Growing up in a culturally diverse household, Lucie Mendelson ’17 spoke French with her mother, who was raised Catholic in rural France, and English with her Jewish-American father. That global…

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Collins Lilian
Published March 24th, 2017 by

Lillian Elizabeth Williams Collins began her HWS career as a secretary in the Office of Publications in 1967. By the time she retired in 2011 she was a senior research…

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Published March 23rd, 2017 by

Local history teacher Thomas Barden recently published Napoleon’s Purgatory: The Unseen Humanity of the “Corsican Ogre” in Fatal Exile, a unique look into the “human” side of Napoleon Bonaparte as…

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FILE - This handout photo provided by the Newseum, and the estate of Jacques Lowe, shows John F. Kennedy at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. in 1959.  Three cities loom large in the life and death of John F. Kennedy: Washington, D.C., where he served as U.S. president and as a senator; Dallas, where he died, and Boston, where he was born. With the 50th anniversary of his Nov. 22, 1963 assassination at hand, all three places are worth visiting to learn more about him or to honor his legacy.(AP Photo/Newseum, estate of Jacques Lowe)
Published March 17th, 2017 by

Steven Rothstein, the executive director of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, will deliver President’s Forum remarks and participate in a panel discussion examining how Kennedy’s presidency shaped the future…

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Published March 16th, 2017 by

Underscoring the importance of service within the Hobart and William Smith and greater Geneva community, the co-chairs of the Spring Day of Service are expanding their outreach to include increased…

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Published March 15th, 2017 by

The plight of migrant farm workers has been in the news recently as immigration issues take center stage in the United States. But for Ren Workman ’18, a double major…

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Published March 2nd, 2017 by

For its 17th year, the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program will offer HWS students an opportunity to give back to communities throughout the northeast. Coordinated through the Center for Community…

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Published March 8th, 2017 by

Three HWS first-year students are giving back to the local community by serving as volunteer firefighters. Ryan Klimkewicz ’20, Connor Shaw ’20 and Nicole Wright ’20 joined the Geneva City…

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“It’s 2212, and I’m marking my 220th year as a member of the faculty. It’s been a little strange teaching the great-great-great-great grandchildren of my original students, but who knew that my penchant for asparagus and peanut butter sandwiches held the key to long life? If only I’d patented the idea. HWS was reaching a new level around the time of my 20th anniversary, but the big turning point came when we hired Lulu Googler as president and she put her family money to work for us. It was coup enough when she bought Oxford and Cambridge at that remainder sale, but to be the first college with a term abroad on Mars – I still have a hard time believing we pulled that off!”
Published March 1st, 2017 by

Professor of History Clifton Hood’s latest book, In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City’s Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis, received high praise from the…

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Published March 6th, 2017 by

On Wednesday, March 8, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan awarded 16 President’s Medals to members and institutions of the Geneva community who have harnessed the power…

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