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Professor of Art Ted Aub works on a model of famed local bassist Scott LaFaro, which will serve as reference for a full-scale sculpture, to be cast in bronze.  Geneva City council recently named April 3 'Scott LaFaro Day' in honor of his legacy.
Published April 24th, 2018 by

Professor of Art and Architecture Ted Aub, who holds the Class of 1964 Endowed Professorship, is an internationally recognized sculptor who has been awarded numerous public sculpture commissions in the…

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Michael Bogin, Professor of Art and Architecture, Art 105, Color and Composition.  Today the class was doing preliminary work on seeing and creating measured color interactions. Thomas Reny '18
Published April 20th, 2018 by

A gift of $200,000 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Katherine D. Elliott ’66, L.H.D. ’08 will support a breadth of faculty proposals, from innovation within the curriculum to professional…

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Trustee Christopher S. Welles ’84, P’11, P’15 and his philanthropic clothing line American Rhino were recently featured on ABC’s Boston affiliate WCVB-TV. The segment, which discusses the trend of online…

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Published April 19th, 2018 by

A consequential scholar at Hobart and William Smith for nearly 50 years, Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 will receive the Hobart Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Hobart Medal…

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For nine exhilarating hours, 98 students will discuss everything from Argentina’s Dirty War to harmful algal blooms; education reforms happening around the world and in our own backyard; the causes of…

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Published April 19th, 2018 by

The Hobart and William Smith tennis teams are back in action this weekend on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. Both at home, the Herons will take on Union…

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Published April 19th, 2018 by

The 2018 Faculty Dance Concert will premiere five new choreographic works performed by 30 Hobart and William Smith dancers, one alumna and two members of the faculty. Performances will take…

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Professor Stacey Philbrick Yadav portrait outdoors
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In an April 11 article on The Washington Post’s politics blog, “Monkey Cage,” Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav and her coauthor Ian Hartshorn reflect on the common attitude among…

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Bringing together students and distinguished alums to recognize the best of Hobart’s traditions, outstanding academic achievements and social contributions, the annual Benjamin Hale Dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. on…

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The widely-acclaimed, best-selling Israeli author and peace activist Amos Oz read from and discussed his novel, Judas, a coming of age tale that was shortlisted for the Man Booker International…

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Emily Kelley ’17 and Food Systems Program Manager Sarah Meyer harvest marigold at the HWS Fribolin Farm.
Published April 13th, 2018 by

In conjunction with Earth Day, Hobart and William Smith has organized a week of activities that will enhance the Colleges’ sustainability efforts and environmental impact on campus. “Our goal is…

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Dr. Gregory J. Vincent ’83 has announced to the Board of Trustees that he is resigning his position as president effective immediately. “After a great deal of thought and consideration,…

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Curating the Traumatic Past
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The fourth annual German Area Studies symposium focused on the music composed by concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust. The program, titled “Curating the Traumatic Past: Music and Memory of the…

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HWS Theatre will present Waiting for Godot, a tragicomedy by Samuel Beckett, on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m.…

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Hobart and William Smith students are invited to attend a two-day Pillars of Wall Street training session designed to provide the fundamental skills necessary for leaders in the competitive financial arena…

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Does having depressing thoughts equate to being depressed? After two years of researching the implications of cognitive styles on college students, Kelsey Arroyo ’18 and Elizabeth Hawes ’19 will head…

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Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird and Associate Professor of Geoscience Nick Metz have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant has enabled the HWS Geoscience Department to welcome the…

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Arts Experience, with guests from Adapt Community Network located in NYC
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The ninth annual Arts Experience, a festival celebrating inclusion and the arts, will bring more than 1,000 participants together to explore artistic expression through music, movement and the visual arts.…

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This summer, Tamira Jackson-Lofton ’19 will launch her career in digital media through an internship with the Emmy-winning comedy entertainment company Funny Or Die. Jackson-Lofton secured the position after a…

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Published April 10th, 2018 by

Eight students, faculty and staff joined more than 250 students and administrators from across the country at the inaugural Stanford First Generation and/or Low Income Conference at Stanford University in…

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Published April 6th, 2018 by

A tradition in its 24th year, Hobart and William Smith students will take part in 25 community service projects across the Finger Lakes for the semester’s final Day of Service…

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HWS Theatre concludes the 2017-2018 Frame/Works series on Friday, April 13, with a talk by Professor of Physics Donald Spector who will present, “What ‘Waiting for Godot’ Can Teach Us…

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For the culmination of a yearlong Honors project in choral conducting, Elena Parkins ’18 will lead a recital featuring the Seneca Camerata and HWS Chorale through a compilation of songs…

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Featuring 16 teams from 10 countries, Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes Eric Barnes opens the final round of the annual Hobart and William Smith Round Robin debate tournament on Saturday.
Published March 9th, 2018 by

This spring, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Round Robin welcomes the 16 best debate teams to campus for one of the world’s most prestigious international tournaments. From Thursday, April…

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Published April 3rd, 2018 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity…

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