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The HWS Update

Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird, an expert in atmospheric sciences, explains the concept of wind chill in an article this month in Discover magazine.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have named Dr. Sarah R. Kirk as their new Provost and Dean of Faculty. Currently serving as Associate Provost and Professor of Chemistry at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., Kirk will begin her new position on June 30. An experienced administrator and scholar, Kirk recently completed a four-month term as

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham explores his theory of the internet brain in a blog for Psychology Today. In a new blog featured in Psychology Today, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham introduces his theory of the internet brain by asking readers to consider not just whether they’d choose chocolate or vanilla

In a blog post adapted from her latest book, President Joyce P. Jacobsen outlines how feminist economics “turns a critical and gender-aware eye on the field of economics, as well as on how real world economies function.” In Advanced Introduction to Feminist Economics, President Joyce P. Jacobsen offers a comprehensive exploration of feminist approaches to economic

Theatre Department faculty share the ways they continue to connect and create despite social distancing guidelines and protocols required by the coronavirus pandemic. Classes have begun and planning and rehearsals for upcoming productions are underway in the HWS Theatre Department, but thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, every stage and lecture looks different than before. Department

In his first book of poetry, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Russian Area Studies David Galloway depicts “the moments that make life a work of art.” poyms for people, the debut collection of poetry by Associate Dean for Curricular Initiatives and Development David Galloway, was published in December by Kelsay Books. The book “is

  President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Director of Admissions Alan Paynter discuss the higher education landscape, enrollment goals and initial impressions of HWS on the first Pulteney Street Podcast episode of 2021. https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/https://www2.hws.edu/audio/psp-s2e2.mp3 Alan Paynter, who joined HWS as director of admissions in September 2020, is the first guest of 2021 on the Pulteney Street Podcast with

A documentary profile of award-winning printmaker and Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and Architecture Nicholas Ruth appears this month on the Rochester area public television station. Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and Architecture Nicholas Ruth is featured in a documentary “Now This” which began airing periodically on WXXI on Jan. 9. A counterpart to

On Jan. 28, Art Director Brooke Leboeuf ’01, Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Angelique Szymanek, artist and member of the Heron Clan of the Seneca Nation G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20 and gallery owner and founder Dave Kimelberg will participate in a discussion about the first Native American-owned commercial art gallery in the country.

Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean’s essay appears on the Los Angeles Review of Books’ year-end list of its 15 most popular articles from 2020. In “Neofeudalism: The End of Capitalism?” — published online in May — Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean considers “the possibility that capitalism has mutated into something qualitatively different,” investigating