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The HWS Update

Temple Grandin, a world-renowned animal behavior expert and one of the nation’s most widely-recognized professionals with autism, caught her first big career break designing humane livestock corralling systems more than 40 years ago because she didn’t give up on a narrow window of opportunity. Having already worked around cattle, Grandin had a familiarity with handling

As both tourists and residents of Italy, 14 HWS students are spending the fall semester exploring the traditional cuisine and culture of ancient Rome. Led by Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Jack Harris P’02, P’06, and his wife, Deborah Harris ’73, P’02, P’06, students are fully immersed in Roman culture while taking a sociological and

This spring, HWS students and faculty will collaborate with their counterparts in South Africa in a unique independent study program, “Beyond Borders.” The semester-long academic partnership with the Stellenbosch University’s Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Leadership Development (FVZS) was developed by Solomé Rose, the Global and Community Leadership Fellow at the Centennial Center for

The Colleges’ Global Initiative on Disability (GID), launched earlier this semester, was featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times this month. “I think disabled individuals, people with disabilities, are people that are often sort of ignored or not seen as one of the more pressing disadvantaged groups, but I really think it’s an

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Global Initiative on Disability (GID) was launched in January 2014 with the goal of increasing awareness and action surrounding disability across the world. “The decision to establish a Global Initiative on Disability was based on the desire to make HWS a leader in both the growing field of research