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While studying abroad, Ethan Lewis ’23 is serving as a research assistant with Science for Life Laboratory.  This semester, biochemistry major Ethan Lewis ’23 is studying abroad in Stockholm, Sweden. In addition to taking courses through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Lewis is serving as a research assistant with Science for Life Laboratory,

Hobart and William Smith professors will be leading a week-long trip to Cuba, designed for HWS parents and alums. From December 10-19, Professor of Biology Meghan Brown and Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies May Summer Farnsworth will accompany a group of parents and alums to explore Cuba’s environment and culture. Brown and Farnsworth have

Provost and Dean of Faculty Sarah Kirk discusses her background, the HWS curriculum, and her first year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast. Kirk joined HWS in June 2021. In addition to serving as Provost and Dean of Faculty, Kirk is a professor of chemistry. As

HWS students presented research at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology conference in Philadelphia. Under the guidance of Professor of Biology Patricia Mowery and Associate Professor of Chemistry Kristin Slade, nine students presented their research at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) in Philadelphia in April. Topics of research cover

Zahra Arabzada ’19 returns to campus to discuss being a refugee while helping her family navigate immigration processes and exile. Recent graduate Zahra Arabzada ’19 will offer a public talk about refugee escape, diaspora and exile from Afghanistan to the United States, Germany and elsewhere at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21 in the Sanford

After four years of impressive play on the ice, members of the Hobart hockey Class of 2021 are working around the world in a variety of fields. During their four years of play on the Hobart hockey team, members of the Class of 2021 had a stunning track record on the ice, and their post-graduation

A new minor in aquatic sciences capitalizes on the campus’ long history of limnologic research and leverages the Colleges’ location on Seneca Lake. Combining courses from the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, Hobart and William Smith recently approved an aquatic sciences minor. The interdisciplinary minor, to be first offered in spring 2022, will draw

Jerlin Garo ’17, a first-year medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, reflects on the research projects and internships she had at HWS. Currently, a first-year student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jerlin Garo ’17 recounts her time at HWS while earning her B.S. in Biochemistry and offers thanks to those who

Students present at the annual Rochester area science conference. At the Rochester Academy of Sciences’ annual fall conference, HWS students presented on topics ranging from water contamination to evolutionary relationships among plant species, describing not only their research but how it’s likely to impact the world outside the lab. Accompanied by Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Tyler Fuller ’18 is finishing his fourth year in medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Rural Medical Scholars Program. He completed his pediatrics, emergency medicine, family medicine and surgical rotations in the Finger Lakes. At the height of the pandemic, Tyler Fuller ’18 continued to pursue his goal of becoming a physician in order