The Daily Update
New Books

Two new books — exploring feminist economics and gender in the social sciences — feature chapters by  President Joyce P. Jacobsen, a veteran scholar of economics concentrating on gender. President…

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A new anthology on the celebrated director John Hughes features a chapter by Associate Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer. Refocus: The Films of John Hughes, a new anthology…

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Professor of Education Jamie MaKinster will administer a wide range of programs shaping campus operations and the academic and curricular focus of the institution. Beginning July 1, Professor of Education…

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Faculty Award

HWS faculty members honor three of their colleagues for their work as educators, scholars and community leaders. Last year, the celebration of faculty awards was disrupted due to the pandemic, but…

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Brown and Vandermeer Book

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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On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of History Laura Free discuss the suffrage movement’s history and legacy in the U.S. Associate…

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Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has been elected vice president of the eastern region of international psychology honor society Psi Chi. Since founding the HWS chapter…

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A new study led by Professor of Biology Meghan Brown documents that Cuba is home to hundreds fewer invasive plant species than expected. Why does Cuba have comparatively fewer invasive plant…

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A recent HWS workshop and symposium brought international scholars together to share publishing insights and develop their scholarly programs. Publishing academic work is not an easy endeavor; the barriers seem…

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A team made up of HWS faculty and staff took home first place honors in the annual adult spelling bee that raises funds for the nonprofit organization Literacy Volunteers Ontario-Yates.…

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