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Cultures throughout time and around the world have created and used masks. It’s a universal form of cultural expression, says Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniel Graham – and one at the center of his latest research. At the nexus of psychology and aesthetics, Graham is answering questions about masks, including how the proportions, such as

Sarah Gummoe ’09 has been named assistant winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards, located in Penn Yan, N.Y., part of the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area. Gummoe, who joined Fox Run full-time in 2011 to pursue a career in winemaking, will continue to work with head winemaker Peter Bell on the full portfolio of estate grown,

DC Metro Theater Arts, an online theater review website, recently posted an article featuring an interview with Hobart alum Alex Bryce ’09. The piece focused on his “powerful performance” as Ty Williamson in Dominion Stage’s production of “Sordid Lives.” Bryce, who is deaf, is working with a voice interpreter for the role. Bryce was previously

Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniel Graham spreads out eight images on the desk in front of him – sweeping vistas, secluded forests, a stone bridge – images of varying landscapes. These photographs, used in a recent study completed by Graham and his colleagues and published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology, are key to a

The HWS Architecture Department has recently nominated Nick Batson ’11 as a recipient of The ‘A’ Fund scholarship. The ‘A’ Fund was established by Professor of English Grant Holly, his daughter-actress Lauren Holly-and their family, friends and colleagues in honor of Alexander Holly, son of Grant, brother of Lauren.   Alexander tragically passed away as a

Among theatre-goers and theatre scholars, “John Gabriel Borkman” is seen as one of Henrik Ibsen’s greatest commentaries on life, morality and the human experience. One that provides insights and perspective. Performed this spring by HWS student-actors, “Borkman” has given three senior performers – Thomas Frohlich, Hallie Martenson and Deana Stuart  — a unique new point

Matteo Tunioli ’10 has had many exciting internships, including working for the NYS Stock Exchange, but it wasn’t until he landed his current internship at the United Nations, that he found the perfect balance between humanitarian work and business. “I’m beginning to realize that I prefer more tangible and hopefully morally rewarding work, even if