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The HWS Update

Thankful for his enlightening education, Austin Hassett ’69 gives back. Austin Hassett ’69 was a young man looking to expand both his education and his world when he transferred to HWS after earning an associate’s degree. His time at HWS was so consequential that he has decided to give back by making a planned gift

Stephanie Wells ’10 is exploring new ways to treat PTSD, understand why patients drop out of treatment, and how to increase engagement in PTSD treatment. Stephanie Wells ’10 is on the cutting edge of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research, she says, thanks in no small measure to the HWS Department of Psychological Science that prepared

Trustee Bill Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 is the recipient of the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism from the International Center for Journalists. Whitaker, an Emmy Award-winning correspondent on “60 Minutes,” received the ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism for a lifetime commitment to the highest professional standards. The award honors a journalist who

Excavation and construction began this summer at the site of the Miltenberger and Bennett-Hooper Rowing Center. The Statesmen and Herons crew teams are consistently among the best in the nation, and with a new facility on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Hobart and William Smith rowers will soon have a show-stopping boathouse and training center to match

New Jersey Globe profiles Rodney Frelinghuysen ’69 and his family’s legacy of service. Former United States Representative Rep. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen ’69 (R-NJ) comes from a long line of service members dating back to the American Revolution with Major-General Frederick Frelinghuysen. After graduating from Hobart College in 1969, Rodney Frelinghuysen was drafted and went to

The latest recipients of the Geneva Scholarship Associates fund are beginning to explore a variety of academic fields and interests during their first semester. With interests spanning art history, economics and entrepreneurial studies, three Geneva High School graduates – the latest recipients of scholarships from Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) – are engaging with campus during

Two Veterans Day discussions pay tribute to U.S. Armed Forces. On Veterans Day, several members of the HWS Alum Veterans Committee will host a discussion to recognize and honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The discussion will be held on Zoom at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. Panelists include Ret.

An anonymous donation returns a watercolor painting by renowned abstract artist Arthur Dove to its hometown. Dove was a member of the Hobart Class of 1903 for two years.  In September, Cow V was sold at auction and soon will arrive at its permanent home in The Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.  The

In Sins of the Fathers, the second in a planned trilogy of historical novels by Honorary Trustee Hebert J. Stern ’58, P’03, LL.D. ’74, Stern and co-author Alan A. Winter continue the story of Adolf Hitler’s political rise and the road to World War II. Bill Boyd reviews the new thriller below. Sins of the

This Founder’s Day celebrate the William Smith legacy of preparing women to make a difference. Join the William Smith Dean’s Office, William Smith Congress and the William Smith Alumnae Association to commemorate Founder’s Day, one of the oldest campus traditions. This year, HWS also celebrates the 10th anniversary of the HWS chapter of the Public