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The Hobart Alumni Association will award Retired Air Force Colonel C. Richard “Dick” Anderegg ’67 the College’s highest honor during Reunion 2021. Retired Air Force Colonel C. Richard “Dick” Anderegg…

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Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’21 is the recipient of a 2021 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Kenya, following a 2020 award cut short due to COVID-19. With the support of…

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Two novelists and a biologist discuss storytelling, science and what is illuminated at the confluence of fiction and nonfiction. In bestselling author Jeff VanderMeer’s new novel, Hummingbird Salamander, a mysterious envelope…

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Professor of Biology Meghan Brown imagined the fictional species at the heart of bestselling-author Jeff VanderMeer’s latest novel, Hummingbird Salamander, which they will discuss in an interview next week. In Jeff…

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“It’s so important that teachers be honored and nurtured,” says Nancy Malfitano Bailey ’71, noting that she has been concerned about the dwindling numbers of students enrolled in education programs for several years. “It alarmed me well before the pandemic — and teaching is so much harder now with everything that’s going on.”

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In Semiotic Love [Stories], Brian Phillip Whalen ’01 “draws upon symbols and objects to explore the loss of relationships” with “tenderness and longing.” With his first book, published this month…

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Edie Falk ’21 has been accepted into City Year, a nonprofit organization partnered with AmeriCorps, that provides student support to high need urban schools. In August, Edie Falk ’21 will…

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The HWS Writing Colleagues Program recently welcomed a new cohort of 16 peer mentors. Hobart and William Smith held a welcome celebration for the newest members of the Writing Colleagues Program.…

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Michael Hettich

The Mica Mine, a book of poetry by Michael Hettich ’75 has won the 2020 Lena Shull Book Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society and will be published by…

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AsiaNetwork Fellowship, KColton, Geran Center, Jonathan Garcia ’23, Roxanna Peña ‘23, Tenzin Yonten ‘23

Three students have received the ASIANetwork Student-Faculty Fellows Program Award. This award will fund a travel grant to Tokyo, Japan, to study the city’s history of transformation and to develop…

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