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George Liston Seay ’62 began the summer between his junior and senior years at HWS by hopping on a merchant ship, The North Lord, and sailing to Rotterdam, with a stop to load wheat in Montreal along the way. The father of classmate George Pappadakis ’61 was a Greek ship owner and presented the English

Winston Churchill once defined Russia as “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”  This May, students from Hobart and William Smith Colleges will attempt to decipher part of that riddle when they embark on a month-long interdisciplinary seminar to Siberia as part of a competitive program, “Modern Siberia: Ecology and Culture.” The seminar

At HWS, students’ scholarly passions don’t end when they leave the classroom. In fact, they aren’t even limited to Geneva or the United States. Juniors Emma Kelly and Julie Isaacson have taken their passion for women’s studies to Mendoza, Argentina. While studying abroad this semester, Kelly and Isaacson presented the results of their independent study

For Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the study-abroad experience does not end when the plane, train or boat concludes its journey back to American shores. From November 16 through 18, HWS were excited to highlight their unique programs with a series of multimedia storytelling projects from students involved in the pre-departure, on-site, and reentry levels

Have you studied abroad? Taken awesome photos while you were there? Want the world to see? Then enter in the 2007-2008 Photo Contest! Here are the details: 2007-2008 Photo Contest Sponsored by the Center for Global Education and the Office of Communications REMINDER: TODAY, FRIDAY, MAY 2 BY MIDNIGHT! Rules and Regulations: 1. Photographs can

HWS students could write one heck of a “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay. Over the course of the summer, students working, traveling and having fun all over the globe sent messages and photos to the Office of Communications, hoping to see themselves in This Week in Photos before the start of classes. We’ve

Ten days before leaving for Australia and New Zealand, a group of 33 students and two professors from Hobart and William Smith and Union College prepared for their study abroad experience.     The students, under the direction of Geoscience Professors Nan Arens and David Kendrick, arrived at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Aug. 19.