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Molly Gorelick ’19 was recently invited to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer for a two-year placement in the Dominican Republic, where she will serve as a Spanish Literacy Promoter for primary schools. After working with students throughout Ontario County, primarily in elementary schools, and specifically in Geneva’s dual language immersion program, Gorelick found an increased passion in

Carrie Lenarcic Firestone ’92 recently announced the debut of her third book for young readers, the middle-grade novel Dress Coded, after signing a book deal with G.P. Putnam’s Sons, under the umbrella of Penguin Books USA. The release is planned for publication in summer 2020. The book tells the story of an eighth grader who

On Tuesday, March 26, the Hobart Deans Office and the Hobart Deans Council will host a panel to discuss the history and future of Hobart traditions and HWS in relation to First Nation communities. “Hobart Traditions: Acknowledging the Past, Envisioning the Future” will begin at 4 p.m. in the Seneca Room. The Hobart Deans Council, which is

HWS Professor of Sociology H. Wesley Perkins, HWS Professor of Chemistry David W. Craig P’05 and Assistant Professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University Jessica M. Perkins were recently published in pieces that explore utilizing the social norms approach to address health and various behaviors among young adults. In the

Recent graduates Laurel Brown ’18 and Sarah Kloos ’18 credit their individual works recently being published in national literary journals to coursework conducted as students in “Literary Journalism” with Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and English Literature Geoffrey Babbitt. Appearing in The Nasiona – a creative nonfiction magazine and publishing house –Brown’s piece “Open

For Samuel Thurston ’19, an international relations and anthropology double major, traveling to Vietnam to study culinary practices for the semester was an easy choice. “I’ve focused on understanding cultures across contexts during my time at HWS,” he says. “Getting a chance to further this education firsthand, using my other passion—for food—as a medium, made

This semester, Mariah Reinke ’21, an environmental studies and cultural anthropology double major, is studying off campus on board a 134-foot tall ocean research vessel stationed in the Pacific Ocean. Reinke is serving as a member of the crew of the SSV Robert C. Seamans, owned by Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Mass. She

As a production intern for ABC’s Good Morning America, Nicole Katchis ’19 appeared on the morning show during a segment on how interns can stand out during their summer opportunities. It’s a feat Katchis already accomplished early this summer when she was sent into the field to secure a quote for a story on Pastor

Joining an impressive cohort of Hobart and William Smith alums serving AmeriCorps, five recent graduates will dedicate a year to supporting underserved communities throughout the United States. Kevin Collado ’18 will combat food security in the City of Geneva as the first AmeriCorps volunteer dedicated to the issue in Geneva. His work will build on

In the most recent issue of ASIANetworkExchange, guest-edited by Professor of Sociology Jack Harris P’02, P’06, Associate Professor of Anthropology Chris Annear and Harris discuss the frontiers between national, regional and local cuisines rooted in Vietnam. In their article, “Cooking up the Culinary Nation or Savoring its Regions? Teaching Food Studies in Vietnam,” they examine