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The HWS Update

During winter break, several students in the Hobart and William Smith chapter of the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) traveled to Washington, D.C. to network and attend workshops with leaders in the field of public policy. Students attended both the Women in STEM Policy and Women in Public Policy seminars. Chemistry major Tess Weber ’23

Sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor Madison Kaenzig de Denus ’22 will work with the Bozzuto Group this summer as a Sales and Marketing Intern. As part of the highly competitive program, she will assist with operations and the management of a Bozzuto property. During the 12-week internship, Kaenzig de Denus will develop marketing strategy

During the fall semester, Professor of Sociology H. Wesley Perkins, a leading expert in social norms research, was invited to speak in Pennsylvania, Utah and New York about social norms theory, research and practical interventions to reduce youth and college student alcohol and drug abuse, bullying, sexual assault and other violence. On Sept. 20, he

Hailing from Germany, India, China, Luxembourg, Netherlands and the UK, 14 international exchange students who attended HWS this fall say they benefited from a challenging curriculum as well as the connections they made with faculty, staff and students. All of them enjoyed the small class size and welcoming nature of the HWS community. After taking

When they began looking for internship opportunities, Ashley Mitrow ’22 and Joshua Hylkema ’21 made the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education an early stop. Through the work of the Center, they shadowed Peter Troxler ’94, an attorney with Koehler & Isaacs, LLP, in New York City, and both subsequently earned an invitation

While studying abroad in Galway, Ireland, students from HWS and Union College met with local organizations, took courses at the Center for Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUIG) and connected with Galwegians to become a part of the fabric of the city. They also used their experiences as qualitative examples in their

Transforming large corporations and well-established institutions is difficult, but thanks to the research of Professor of Sociology Jack Harris P’02, P’06 and Sarah Wiles ’19, leaders in the public and private spheres may have a new set of tools to break out of the “we have always done it that way” mindset. In their research

Was Englishman John Ruskin a genius of the 19th century or one of its greatest troublemakers? Professor Emeritus of Sociology James Spates P’00, P’09 has been asked to convene a conference at The Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., on Dec. 13-14 to help untangle this mystery. “John Ruskin: 19th-Century Visionary, 21st-Century Inspiration,” featuring a

National surveys of what employers are looking for in recent college graduates reinforce how crucial it is that undergraduates develop excellent communication and research skills, says Professor of Sociology Renee Monson. For sociology students, the “Pro Present” course taught by Monson helps students hone these skills as they prepare for presentations at regional and state-level

Following a nationwide search, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced the appointment of Dr. Mary L. Coffey as Provost and Dean of Faculty. Coffey currently serves as the Senior Associate Dean at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., in the Office of the Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the equivalent