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Student Round Robbin
Published March 24th, 2017 by

One of the most prestigious debate tournaments across the globe, the annual Hobart and William Smith Round Robin will feature 16 teams from 10 countries in a competition that fosters…

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Professor Stacey Philbrick Yadav portrait outdoors
Published March 27th, 2017 by

In a March 22 article on The Washington Post’s politics blog, “Monkey Cage,” Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav explores the ongoing war in Yemen and “the complex…

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Fox Matt DU
Published March 29th, 2017 by

Matthew Fox ’19, who serves as vice president of both Hobart Student Government and Hillel, encourages fellow students to get involved on campus. He says he appreciates what the engagement…

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Kauffman DU
Published March 28th, 2017 by

In his cultural documentary, “Uncorked Potential,” set to release this summer, Jack Kauffman ’16 intends to bring national spotlight to the Finger Lakes wine industry through behind the scenes interviews…

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Professor of History Clifton Hood discusses the importance of public spaces with students during "American Urban History" in Eaton Hall on Thursday.
Published March 28th, 2017 by

Professor of History Clifton Hood recently published an article, “The Gilded Age Lives on in Manhattan’s Mansions,” in the Zócalo Public Square online magazine. The article explores the impact of…

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Mendelson
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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Oirentation Coordinator
Published March 24th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are gearing up for Orientation Weekend with the selection of 2017’s Orientation Coordinators Micaela Carney ’18 and Ammenab-Taner “Taner” Bennerson ’18. The pair will be…

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Radio Station Students
Published March 22nd, 2017 by

In March, members of Hobart and William Smith radio station WHWS 105.7 FM traveled to the International IBS Conference in New York, N.Y. Hosted annually by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System,…

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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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Blocker Showcase
Published March 22nd, 2017 by

Returning Blocker Fellows reflected on their experiences studying abroad in Germany during a student showcase earlier this semester. Named in honor of the generosity of Julius G. Blocker ’53, the…

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Barden Thomas-0049
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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Arts Festival 2016 Gala 010 DU
Published March 22nd, 2017 by

The Hobart and William Smith community in conjunction with The Collaborative of the Finger Lakes will host the 8th Annual Arts Experience, a week-long festival from April 3 – 7…

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Chorale
Published March 23rd, 2017 by

Embarking on the annual spring tour, members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chorale and Cantori are set to perform in Lansing, N.Y., Springfield, Va., and Annapolis, Md., before…

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The Masquerade Ball held by CSA at Belhurst Castle.
Published March 23rd, 2017 by

Celebrating the richness of Caribbean culture, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) invites the HWS and Geneva communities to the 17th annual Masquerade Ball to indulge in traditional food, performances and…

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Kate_Weare_Dance_3
Published March 23rd, 2017 by

Acclaimed New York contemporary dance group, Kate Weare Company, returned to Hobart and William Smith for a dance residency at the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. Known for its…

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Hannah Barnaby Books
Published March 21st, 2017 by

Walk into a bookstore in 2017, and the odds are good that you’ll see the work of Hannah Barnaby ’96. The award-winning author has followed the 2016 publication of her…

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Ryan Robinson BW DU
Published March 22nd, 2017 by

Former classmates Anthony Guidetti ’10 and Ryan Robinson ’10 have assumed leadership roles in the green economy with rising energy company SmartWatt. SmartWatt is an energy systems optimization company that…

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Joseph Rivera-Ramos 1
Published March 21st, 2017 by

Over the holidays, Joseph Rivera-Ramos ’04 was chosen to showcase his artwork in the competitive window space and displays of New York City, where praise for his designs led him…

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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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Visiting Professor Elana Jefferson-Tatum of Africana Studies gives her fireside chat titled “Between Two Worlds:  Navigating Vodun as a  Scholar-Practitioner”
Published March 22nd, 2017 by

Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Elana Jefferson-Tatum held a fireside chat at the Office of Intercultural Affairs as part of HWS’s Black History Month series of events on Feb.…

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The Etymology of Bird-final
Published March 8th, 2017 by

In April, the HWS Theatre Department will stage Zakiyyah Alexander’s poignant contemporary urban drama The Etymology of Bird. Set in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, The Etymology of Bird follows two teens whose…

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Student Trustees-0019
Published March 17th, 2017 by

Gavin R. Gross ’19 and Caitlin E. Lasher ’19 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. When they become seniors, the two will be voting…

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Mosaic NY celebrates the end of the 2015-2016 season with a final performance in the McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The company performed selected materials from past performances throughout the year.
Published March 17th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ social justice theater company, Mosaic NY, will hold auditions for the 2017-18 academic year on Sunday, March 26. Held from 2 to 6 p.m. in…

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Songs_Struggle_1
Published March 21st, 2017 by

 The College Democrats recently hosted a concert of student performers called “Songs of the Struggle: A Concert of Solidarity” in an effort to raise awareness for the American Civil Liberties…

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Davis Poster theory&practice copy
Published March 17th, 2017 by

This month, the Davis Gallery at Houghton House will unveil a new art exhibition, “Theory and Practice,” featuring 33 pieces by 30 different artists. The opening reception will take place…

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