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Working closely with the HWS science faculty, fellow alums and supporters of the Colleges’ programs in science, Dr. Edward Tapper ’64 is making dreams and opportunities for student research in the sciences possible. The Edward J. Tapper M.D. ’64 Science Research Fund will immediately support hands-on research opportunities for HWS students and will be funded

A recipient of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Student Award, Lauren St. Peter ’18 will travel to Taiwan this summer to begin her one-year tenure as an English Teaching Assistant on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. The chemistry major is an aspiring physician, who views her experiences abroad as essential preparation for a career

When the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years, Team Physician Dr. Allyson Shirtz Howe ’94, NBC Sports Analyst Pierre McGuire ’83 and NBC Sports Correspondent Dave Schwartz ’01 left their own impact on the Winter Games as the team skated to victory in a 3-2 overtime

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

Hannah Connolly ’16, a medical student at SUNY Upstate, assisted staff at the Family AIDS Care and Education Services clinic in Kenya, working on the perinatal mortality project— an international effort to study and address the country’s high infant death rate. “I made it my priority to find a project that combined my passion for social

With a robust scientific foundation and career guidance through the Health Professions program, recent Hobart and William Smith alums are beginning the next phases of their educations at Columbia, Brown, Penn State and other universities with top programs in medicine and dentistry. A recipient of the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Christopher Troy ’15 entered

No one could say that Kelly Mauch ’17 does not embrace life with vigor. The recent summa cum laude William Smith graduate already has a resume that would be the envy of most undergraduates — and it so impressed the staff at the management consulting firm Bain & Company that they invited her to join

This fall, Christopher Troy ’15 will take the first step in turning his passion for global medicine into a career as he pursues a degree in medicine at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. Troy will build on the insight in global medicine he garnered while teaching English for a year in Argentina as

Among HWS graduates who completed Honors projects in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related fields since 2006, 80 percent have gone on to pursue post-graduate degrees — 30 percent in Ph.D. programs, 26 percent in master’s programs and 24 percent in professional training in medicine. “The Honors program at HWS is the epitome of

At the 2017 EMS Today conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Jeremy T. Cushman ’96 was presented with the John P. Pryor, MD, Street Medicine Society Award. A member of the HWS Board of Trustees, Cushman is an associate professor of emergency medicine and public health sciences at the University of Rochester School of