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With their degrees, Master of Arts in Teaching graduates can now apply for state teaching certification. At this year’s Commencement, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will confer Master of Arts…

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With the support of a prestigious scholarship, Charlie Widing ’22 will research water purification techniques at the Technological University of Berlin this summer. Charlie Widing ’22, who has been studying…

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Shiever and Tusin

The annual award recognizes academic achievement and commitment to international understanding. Carly Shiever ’21 and Adam Tusin ’21 are the recipients of the 2021 Technos International Prize, awarded by Technos…

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IC Renovation

Design plans for a renovation of the HWS Intercultural Affairs Center are now underway. For generations of students and alums, the “IC,” as it’s known on campus, has provided a…

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Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’21 is the recipient of a 2021 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Kenya, following a 2020 award cut short due to COVID-19. With the support of…

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Summer Research 2

“HWS research students are not laboratory assistants; they are co-investigators into our unknown world. They design experiments, collaborate within their labs, with other labs on campus often from other departments, and with labs at other institutions. Thanks to the Sherman Fairchild Foundation’s support and other ongoing initiatives, we anticipate the number of research students on campus this summer to reach an all-time high,” says Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Affairs Joe Rusinko.

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HWS honors the educators who prepared graduates for future success. Each year during the Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith celebrate the educators from elementary, middle or high school who…

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Using water pressure and a series of filters, reverse osmosis is a common method of water purification. But as Noah Kilmer ’21 explained in his recent Senior Symposium presentation, it “has been plagued by biofouling, which is the buildup of biological material that makes the membrane less efficient, much like the buildup of leaves at the end of a gutter.”

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Charter Day marks the launch of a yearlong celebration of the 1822 founding of Hobart College and the two-century history of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Each spring, while honoring…

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Hummingbird

Two novelists and a biologist discuss storytelling, science and what is illuminated at the confluence of fiction and nonfiction. In bestselling author Jeff VanderMeer’s new novel, Hummingbird Salamander, a mysterious envelope…

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