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The HWS Update

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 Joyce P. Jacobsen explores the history of feminist economics as well as its methodology in her newly published scholarship, featured in the books Gender, Considered

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 of essays edited by Timothy Shary and Frances Smith, highlights the career and legacy of John Hughes, whose films include Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club

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 Jamie MaKinster will join the Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs as Associate Provost for Curricular Initiatives and Development. “Alongside her strengths as an educator

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 this spring, alongside the 2020 Commencement exercises, Professor of Art and Architecture Lara Blanchard, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Gabriella D’Angelo and Instructor of

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 VanderMeer’s Hummingbird Salamander, which will be published April 6, a mysterious envelope sends “Jane Smith” on a dangerous, complex quest revolving around a taxidermied hummingbird

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 Professor of History Laura Free — whose new podcast, Amended, traces the stories of women’s suffrage from the 1800s to the present — joins the Pulteney

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 of the international psychology honor society Psi Chi in 2014, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has achieved several milestones, including receiving

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 species than its Caribbean neighbors? Its economic isolation during the past 60 years is a major factor that limited the arrival and establishment of plants

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 high, especially for new scholars. This semester, HWS faculty, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) and editors of the three journals of the Community

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. Galeate. Kaddish. With the correct spelling of those two words — the first means helmet shaped or hooded, the second is a 13th century Aramaic