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The HWS Update

Don’t miss a chance to get career advice from President and CEO of Chegg Dan Rosensweig ’83. Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, president and CEO of Chegg and former HWS Trustee, will give a talk on Monday at 8 p.m. in Bartlett Theatre, where he will offer reflections on his professional journey and provide insights on

Associate Professor of Music Mark Olivieri’s five-part composition reflects the darkness and strife of the pandemic, but the improvisational process of writing it became an exercise in solace. Music for a New Apocalypse,composed by Associate Professor of Music Mark Olivieri, premiered this month with a performance by pianist Andres Gomez-Bravo. The five movements of the

Sophomore plays nine instruments, writes and records his own music.  Between balancing schoolwork, a job at Wegmans and life as a college student, there are plenty of responsibilities competing for sophomore Ivan Malcolm’s attention.   Recording music, though, brings a little clarity.  “When I sit down and focus on the music, my mind just goes

Minor combines music and entrepreneurial studies, giving students tools to build careers. A new music administration and entrepreneurship minor offers students a unique way to pursue their passion for music while developing the skills necessary to translate that passion into a career.   Featuring courses in music and entrepreneurial studies, students will develop competencies in

William Kline ’23, Brendon Bennett ’23 and Moritz Marchart ’22 are the winners of The Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Pitch Contest for their biomaterials company Fibrworks.“We have to get rid of materials that harm our planet,” William Kline ’23 said during the 11th annual Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Contest. With his partners Brendon

Podcast highlights the HWS community’s response during the early days of the pandemic. A study authored by HWS faculty, staff and students is in the spotlight again as “GovLove,” a podcast focused on local government produced by Engaging Local Government Leaders, recently hosted a conversation about the findings. In August of 2020, the International Journal of

Professor Craig Talmage’s latest publication addresses community resiliency in the face of the pandemic. COVID-19 has taken its toll on the well-being of communities, and while many scholars have considered political, financial and social remedies, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage contends that two other capital forms have been overlooked. Talmage is the lead

Entrepreneurial accelerator program explores lean startup methodologies to support their ventures. The Summer Sandbox Startup Accelerator wrapped up on July 28, 2021, marking the fourth successful year for the program. Over the course of the rigorous nine-week program, students in the entrepreneurial accelerator start with very basic ideas for a for-profit business or non-profit entity

Stephen L. Cohen ’67 Leadership Case Competition Established at HWS. While the 2019-2020 academic year presented a myriad of challenges due to COVID-19, one silver lining was all of the virtual co-curricular opportunities for college students. Amy Forbes, director of the Centennial Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and four students from the HWS Leads

Jamey Mulligan ’07 has been selected as a judge for the $100 million XPRIZE for carbon removal, a global competition designed to fight climate change by rebalancing the Earth’s carbon cycle. A senior scientist at Amazon, Jamey Mulligan ’07 is serving on a panel of 12 judges for the four-year XPRIZE competition for carbon removal,