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Published January 19th, 2018 by

From the historic coastal town of La Serena, Chile, students participating in the winter break program set out to observe the same stars and literature that have inspired scientists and…

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Mark Vermouth, an organizer from international non-profit Stop Hunger Now comes to be a part of Day of Service. About one third of the first year class took part in this project for Stop Hunger Now, packaging ingredients to send internationally to people starving.
Published January 19th, 2018 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges rank No. 14 in the nation for having one of the most actively engaged student bodies, according to The Princeton Review’s list of the “25…

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Published January 19th, 2018 by

This January, a group of Hobart and William Smith students traveled to the Los Angeles area to network with producers, senior-level executives and actors who have created some of entertainment’s…

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Published January 19th, 2018 by

Spring registration for the Colleges’ intramural sports program has opened, bringing 11 opportunities for recreational team play to the Robert A. Bristol ’31 Field House this semester. “Nearly 50 percent…

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Published January 19th, 2018 by

For Brooks Follett ’19, his future in marketing began among the towering skyscrapers of Shanghai, where for two summers he shadowed executives at Nike and helped them coordinate itineraries for…

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Professor of Women's Studies and National Women's Hall of Fame board member Betty Bayer speaks at the "Women's March" in Seneca Falls on Saturday.
Published January 19th, 2018 by

“Every women’s march arises in a moment,” writes Betty Bayer, professor of women’s studies and co-president of the National Women’s Hall of Fame board of directors. “Every march logs its…

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Leadership Institue 2018-00184
Published January 19th, 2017 by

The spring semester kicked off with the eighth annual Leadership Institute, a three-day professional conference designed to enhance the leadership skills of HWS and Geneva High School students hosted by…

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Cushman and Michels
Published January 19th, 2018 by

Finger Lakes Institute research scientist and Director of Introductory Biology Laboratories Susan Cushman ’98 is conducting research across the globe on invasive species as her former pupil, Noland Michels ’17,…

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Published January 17th, 2018 by

The Liberty League named two Hobart and William Smith scholar-athletes Squash Performer of the Week. Lydia “Gabby” Fraser ’20 from William Smith Squash and Quinn Udy ’21 from Hobart Squash…

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Published January 19th, 2018 by

In the heyday of bellbottoms and music from Bela Fleck and Doc Watson roaring on the Quad, May was synonymous with something more ubiquitous than finals: Folk Fest. Matt Stamell…

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Rosa Blue meets with Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan.
Published January 18th, 2018 by

Rosa Blue P’72, P’77, P’84, P’84, L.H.D.’12, a local civil rights leader whose efforts have benefited Geneva for 60 years, passed away this week. A mother of seven, four of whom…

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Published January 11th, 2018 by

President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 — a former civil rights attorney and law professor and a national expert on diversity and inclusion — will offer the keynote address that will…

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Published January 12th, 2018 by

Now in its 18th year, the Colleges’ Alternative Spring Break program is accepting applications for hands-on service opportunities at four locations across the country. The program’s 2018 itinerary offers service-learning…

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Published January 12th, 2017 by

Over the past year, the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges has received more than $1 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),…

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Day on the Hill 2018-00007
Published January 5th, 2018 by

As part of the 12th annual Day on the Hill program, a group of HWS students will travel to Washington, D.C., over winter break to connect with more than 30…

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: (L-R) Actors Yvonne Strahovski, Producers Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Miller, actors Samira Wiley and Madeline Brewer of 'The Handmaid's Tale' pose with their awards for Best Television Series Drama in the press room during The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.   Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP
Published January 8th, 2018 by

“The Handmaid’s Tale,” the Hulu television show based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name and of which Warren Littlefield ’74 is an executive producer, won Golden Globe…

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Published January 11th, 2018 by

Recognizing Hobart and William Smith’s commitment to the City of Geneva and its continued revitalization, Empire State Development (ESD) has awarded the Colleges a $250,000 grant to support renovations at…

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WS Soccer All AM
Published January 12th, 2018 by

Three Herons were named to the 2017 D3soccer.com All-America teams as announced by the website late yesterday. Junior midfielder Megan Barwick was named to the first team, senior forward Evie…

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Waller
Published January 11th, 2018 by

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Economics William T. Waller P’99, P’04, P’09, P’13 has been named editor of the Journal of Economic Issues (JEI), a scholarly publication focused on…

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Published January 5th, 2018 by

In Professor of English David Weiss’s new book of poetry, Perfect Crime, published in 2017 by Nine Mile Press, “a wry, humorous darkness broods over the pages,” says poet Rosanna…

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William Samayoa '19 visits the set of America's Got Talent as part of his internship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts.
Published January 5th, 2018 by

When William Samayoa ’19, a double major in writing and rhetoric and media and society, began planning to study abroad, he approached Professor Emeritus of Media and Society Lester Friedman…

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Squash
Published January 12th, 2018 by

In a busy weekend for HWS athletics, the Heron and Statesmen basketball, ice hockey and squash teams will play a total of 10 home games. William Smith basketball (6-6, 0-5)…

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Howe_Allyson
Published January 4th, 2018 by

A 2016 inductee into William Smith’s Heron Hall of Honor, Allyson Shirtz Howe is heading to the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as the head physician for the United…

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Published January 8th, 2018 by

The New York Times Book Review has included in its list of best book covers of 2017 Pluto Press’s 2017 reissue of The Communist Manifesto, which features an introduction by…

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Published January 5th, 2018 by

A recent article in the Finger Lakes Times by Susan Clark Porter highlights the ongoing efforts of the HWS chapter of Project Eye-to-Eye, which pairs ​college students who have learning disabilities with elementary, middle and…

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