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Sixteen years ago, Assistant Professor Helen McCabe traveled to China to pursue humanitarian work and met Jenny Wu ’12. Though neither McCabe nor Wu had yet heard of Hobart and William Smith, the visit set off a chain reaction that resulted in Wu arriving in Geneva, New York, as a William Smith first-year this past

Helen McCabe, assistant professor of education, will present a free public seminar “Autism and Education in the People’s Republic of China,” for the University at Buffalo Asian Studies Program this spring.  McCabe will discuss autism and related educational services developed in China since the disorder was first diagnosed there in 1982. She will focus on

Three HWS students are researching the viability of a community garden for Geneva as part of their coursework for “Teaching for Environmental Sustainability,” taught by Paul Kehle, assistant professor of education.  According to Mike Ellis ’10, one of the students working on the project,  a community garden is where a group of local citizens can grow

Helen McCabe, assistant professor of education, recently gave a talk titled “Autism in China” to Harvard Law School students as part of the Harvard Project on Disability (HPOD). According to McCabe, the goal of HPOD is to promote rights for people with disabilities around the world, particularly in China, through research and advocacy. She says

Nine faculty members were granted tenure by the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees at their recent meeting. Of these, eight were also advanced to the rank of associate professor; one currently is a full professor. Those advancing to associate professor include Lara Blanchard of art, Melanie Conroy-Goldman of English, Tara Curtin of