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The HWS Update

Bringing their study of geoscience beyond the classroom, a group of HWS students recently embarked on a two-week scientific excursion to Hawaii where they gained critical experience investigating distinctive phenomena such as lava flows and sea breezes. The course, “Geoscience Field Studies,” gave 16 students the opportunity to invest themselves in several data-driven projects guided

As the 2016 election cycle presses on with the national conventions of the Democratic and Republican parties, Hobart and William Smith students and alums are taking active roles in the democratic process — inside on the convention floors, out in campaign offices and in the field. “It was a very surreal experience to attend the

Teaganne Finn ’16 embarked on a transformative independent study that combined social justice initiatives and investigative reporting. Mentored by Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Cheryl Forbes, the independent study titled, “Children of Migrant Workers in the Finger Lakes” explored the lives of migrant workers in the region. A native of Geneva and recipient of the

As part of the ongoing and vibrant atmospheric science research taking place at HWS, the Geoscience Department this summer is welcoming seven student researchers, with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Five of the seven are supported by a three-year grant that follows from the work conducted during the NSF-funded Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems

Between cast parties, film premieres, and meetings with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, Michael DeRosa ’16 is enjoying the perks that come with interning for Paramount Pictures, one of the biggest film studios in Hollywood, Calif. Whether he’s meeting the cast of “American Horror Story” or exploring Nickelodeon Studios, DeRosa is taking full

The Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) will host its annual Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 7, in celebration and support of the community-driven organization that has provided endowed scholarship funding to academically and financially deserving high school students from Geneva, N.Y., since 1968. With reception food, raffles and prizes donated by the community, the evening of

Showcasing the original choreography of nine HWS dance majors and minors, the annual and widely-popular Junior/Senior Choreographers’ Concert will be held on campus Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3. Titled “Perspectives” and presented by the HWS Dance Department, both shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Winn-Seeley Gymnasium. Performing their original work at

Each year, the Geneva Scholarship Association (GSA) hosts a benefit Casino Night to raise money for local scholarships for academically and financially deserving Geneva High School graduates who want to attend Hobart and William Smith. Presented in partnership with HWS, the GSA reception will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8

The dance department will host its junior/senior choreographers’ concert, “Collaborations” on Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winn-Seeley Theatre. This year’s concert is advised by Professor of Dance Donna Davenport and includes choreography from Emily Bower ’15, Bonnie Bushnell ’14, Karah Charette ’14, Jenna Davidson-Catalano ’14, Mary Dinan ’15,

Now in its 46th year of providing scholarship support for academically deserving Geneva High School graduates to attend the Colleges, the Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) celebrated this year’s recipients and thanked donors during a gathering in the Scandling Campus Center on Wednesday evening. More than 125 graduates, parents, GSA recipients and community members were in