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The HWS Update

This summer, the Hobart and William Smith campus will swing when Bob Masteller ’60 brings a weekend jazz festival to Houghton House, starting on Friday, Aug. 1. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the St. Peter’s Arts Academy music program in Geneva. Masteller holds an annual summer jazz festival in his hometown

After devoting her life to ensuring the welfare of children around the world, Margot Bean ’75, saw her life’s work realized when she signed the Hague Family Law Treaty on behalf of the U.S. government. This treaty, which Bean has been negotiating since 2002, sets up a system to collect support payments owed to children

Chip Arvantides ’88 was recently interviewed for an article in “BD Week” about the new model rule on senior designations recently released by The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). According to the article, the rule “prohibits the use of designations, or titles, that misrepresent the holder’s experience advising senior citizens on securities issues.” Arvantides

When the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper in Rochester asked for reminiscences of Robert Kennedy’s death in 1968, John E. Norvell ’66,P’99,’02 was happy to comply. He submitted a guest essay and recounted how, as a new second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force in 1968, he reacted to all the important historical events of that

When the spring semester was coming to a close, Danny Ludman ’10 went to Career Services looking for a summer job. Alumnus John Willet ’86, who previously worked at Lexington Insurance, “must have put in a good word,” says Ludman. “I sent in an application and my resume to Lexington, and with about a week

A conversation between friends about trying to combine motherhood and a professional life in academia resulted in the production of an anthology that tells the story of more than 40 women in academia. “Mama, Ph.D.: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life” is the literary anthology Caroline Grant ‘89 recently co-edited with friend Elrena Evans.

Elaine Aguasvivas ’10 is putting her economics skills to good use this summer while interning at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. “This opportunity is helping me understand and further develop my previous knowledge in economics,” she says. “I love how enriching it has proven to be.” She learned about this internship opportunity

William Smith alumna Kate Benson ’01 will have a piece of her art featured in Boston Young Contemporaries, an exhibition that allows MFA and post-baccalaureate candidates from the New England-area to display and promote their work. The featured piece is a sculpture called “Remains.” One of Benson’s newer pieces, it was influenced significantly by her

Last year, friends Sarah Gummoe ’09 and Zoe Larson ’09 visited Portland, Maine, on a camping trip. This summer, they’re returning for a slightly different purpose: as interns at an art gallery, A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts. At the HWS reunion last summer, Gummoe met alumnus Edward T. Pollack ’55, the owner

Bobby Kennedy, Muhammad Ali, Jimi Hendrix – these and other icons were making history in 1968. Fortunately, photographers were there to capture these American figures as they made their mark on the world. And fortunately for those of us today, 40 years later, alumnus Sidney Monroe ’81 is showcasing more than 60 of the most