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The HWS Update

Ben Ahearn ’11 reminisces on his time at the Colleges and how the Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend influenced his life and career journey. “In the past few months, I have reconnected with several old Hobart friends, some of whom I have not spoken with since we graduated 10 years ago. It feels

Tess Weber ’23 colorfully describes her encounters in a travel blog.  While studying abroad in Denmark, Tess Weber ’23 is documenting new experiences in her blog Travels With Tess: Spending the Fall 2021 Semester in Europe. As a student blogger, Weber is one of 15 American students who are capturing their day-to-day in the Danish

HWS professors design a new course on Black Italy after a summer workshop exploring the contemporary presence of the African diaspora in Italy. With an eye toward further diversifying the Italian curriculum, a trio of faculty members took part in “Teaching Black Italy,” an online summer course for teachers exploring the “contemporary presence of the

Sebastiano Lucci, director of the Self-Instructional Language Program and instructor of Italian, is the 2021-22 John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellow. For his dedication as a scholar, teacher and colleague, Sebastiano Lucci has been named this year’s recipient of the John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. A scholar of international cinema

In the fall, Matthew Nardone ’21 will attend Syracuse University to pursue a master’s in audio arts. Building on his double majors of biochemistry and music, Matthew Nardone ’21 looks forward to graduate work at Syracuse University’s Audio Arts program. “Part of me always wanted to work in the behind-the-scenes parts of the music industry, but

The annual award recognizes academic achievement and commitment to international understanding. Carly Shiever ’21 and Adam Tusin ’21 are the recipients of the 2021 Technos International Prize, awarded by Technos College and the Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust of Tokyo. Presented to outstanding HWS graduates since 1993, the prize recognizes one Hobart senior and one William

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 a Fulbright Award, Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’21 will serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Kenya beginning in January 2022. Taylor, who earned a

The family of geoscience major Jacob Kotcher ’20 gives back to the department through summer research and equipment funding. Jacob Kotcher ’20 dabbled in several disciplines during his first semesters on campus — trying out classes in environmental studies and writing and rhetoric — but it was when he took “Earth Systems Science” with Professor

The Center for Global Education will host the SIIF Grant Showcase Global Café on Friday, April 2, from 3 to 4 p.m. on the Scandling Café Back Patio. The Global Café celebrates the unveiling of the new Global Visions Gallery live on the Scandling Café Patio today.  The new gallery on display on the second