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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Published March 22nd, 2018 by

On the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in conjunction with the Geneva community will honor the legacy of the…

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Published March 22nd, 2018 by

As part of HWS Alternative Spring Break, 28 students are volunteering and engaging with communities locally and across the country as part of the annual program facilitated through the Center…

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Published March 9th, 2018 by

For Christopher Williams ’19 and his classmates in Mosaic NY, taking the stage at the First Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown before a group of older town residents was powerful. Led…

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Akron Roundtable speaker Dr. Gregory Vincent, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, talks about monuments in public places.  At right is Akron Roundtable Board of Directors member John Williams. (Phil Masturzo/Beacon Journal/Ohio.com)
Published February 21st, 2018 by

President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 – a national leader on civil rights, social justice and campus culture –recently served as the keynote speaker at two forums addressing issues of equity,…

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Published January 26th, 2018 by

On the 50th Anniversary of the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 gave a talk in the Vandervort Room about the First Amendment…

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Published November 17th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ social justice theatre company, Mosaic NY, performed earlier this month in nearby Verona, N.Y., at the New York State Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Professional…

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Schuler James Poster
Published October 19th, 2017 by

On any given day, there are roughly 1.5 million people incarcerated in adult prisons in the U.S. For many years, James Schuler was one of them. Schuler will bring his…

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Published October 5th, 2017 by

In the spirit of cultural exchange and new perspectives, five students shared stories of unique experiences during the annual HWS Impact forum and dinner on Monday, Oct. 2 in Bartlett…

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Hughes Graham
Published June 29th, 2017 by

Graham Hughes ’17 was recently accepted to Rochester Youth Year (RYY), the year-long social justice fellowship program that places recent college graduates in community organizations in Rochester, N.Y. “Rochester Youth…

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Published March 30th, 2017 by

On Wednesday, April 5, the Fisher Center lecture series continues with “Unproductive bodies, undesirable citizens: reconceptualizing displacement in austerity London,” a talk by Kate Hardy, associate professor in work and…

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