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The HWS Update

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their academic goals debt-free. The Farash First in Family Scholarship supports the full cost of attending college by covering tuition, room and board, textbooks, and any

Macbeth will take center stage at the McDonald Theatre to commence the HWS Theatre season. Associate Professor of Theatre Chris Hatch directs Shakespeare’s action-packed tale of greed, power, magic, lust and death. “Before there was Game of Thrones, Star Wars or The Lord of the Rings, there was Macbeth,” says Hatch, who directed last spring’s HWS production of Boeing Boeing. Performances

The Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) will kick off its 50th Anniversary Year with Casino Night, the organization’s signature, annual fundraising event on Saturday, Nov. 4. Presented in partnership with Hobart and William Smith Colleges, this year’s event will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of Scandling Campus Center. The title event sponsor

The Auburn Citizen recently featured the water quality-monitoring work in the Finger Lakes region conducted through the Finger Lakes Institute by HWS faculty, staff and students. In July, the Citizen article “Don’t mind us: Finger Lakes Institute monitoring Owasco Lake water quality” shadows Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and the research he is performing this year on Owasco Lake with environmental studies and/or geoscience students Serena

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honors society, inducted 36 recent HWS grads into its Zeta Chapter in May. Faculty and staff holding membership to the honors society select students based on their intellectual curiosity, personal character, academic breadth and college standing. Approximately one percent of students graduating from American colleges and

Journalist Teaganne Finn ’16 earned a master’s in journalism and public affairs at American University while completing internships at the Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit organization defending press freedom. At the Washington Post, Finn interned with John Sullivan, investigative reporter and winner of the Pulitzer Prize where she worked with the paper’s

As part of a theatrical scholarship funded by the Sills Family Endowed Fellowship, Shaamar Samuel ’19, Jesse Singleton ’19 and Christopher Williams ’19 will debut their monologue show “From the Ground Up” on Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. in Williams Hall. The show, written and performed entirely by the three Hobart students, explores how

On Monday, June 5, the Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) will award three academically and financially deserving Geneva High School seniors with endowed scholarships to support their education at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Quinn Eighmey ’21, Angel Ochoa Palma ’21 and Mark Suchewski ’21 join more than 20 GSA scholars currently attending HWS with assistance

From invasive species to drone mapping, and the effect of stress on friendships to potential anti-cancer compounds, Hobart and William Smith students presented on a range of topics at this year’s Student Research Symposium on Sept. 17 as one of Homecoming and Family Weekend’s annual events. “The Research Symposium allows students to showcase their work

With his eyes set on one day serving his community through an elected office, Mark Pitifer ’18 is beginning his career in politics managing the Geneva office for Tom Reed for Congress. As a Finger Lakes Field Representative, Pitifer is responsible for five counties in the Finger Lakes region, working with individuals in these communities to