+ arts and education – Page 4 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
The HWS Update

Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, “Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper” is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS’ art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack ’55. The exhibit emphasizes movements

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named among the nation’s top colleges and universities with the most recipients of U.S. Fulbright Student Awards. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Seven members of the HWS Classes of 2015 earned a prestigious

On Saturday, Jan. 23, Hobart and William Smith celebrated the grand opening of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, an extraordinary 65,000-square-foot facility that brings together music, dance, theatre and media and society in a unified academic space for the first time in HWS history. “The performing arts have long been a vital part

“Luckiest Girl Alive,” the instant New York Times bestselling debut novel by Jessica Knoll ’06, is being hailed by critics as a “dark, twisty” thriller whose “razor-sharp writing” and “propulsive prose” (EW) has drawn comparisons to “Gone Girl” but stands apart with its “humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft” (Alissa Nutting, author of “Tampa”). Named one

Recent graduate Alison Switzer ’15 launched her career in a familiar setting: the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva at Goodman Street. As a full-time staff member, Switzer is involved with the literacy efforts of Geneva 2020 and helps coordinate a Career Exploration project with the young people involved in the organization. Switzer has been

Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year’s recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate

Kathryn DePietro ’15 is the seventh member of the Classes of 2015 to receive a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award – a record number for a single year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In early 2016, DePietro will travel to Brazil where she will begin her Fulbright experience as an English Teaching Assistant

Reynold Levy ’66, L.H.D. ’14 has been named president of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s nonprofit organization focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools for families in New York’s poorest neighborhoods. “The cause is so compelling and the work is so necessary, the number of strong advocates for the poor are

A festival celebrating inclusion and the arts returned to the Hobart and William Smith campus this week. The two-week festival runs through Friday, April 11 and invites the HWS community, people with developmental disabilities, and the general public to participate in 26 events which are various means of arts expression.  “It’s wonderful how much the

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jamie MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: