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For her Honors project, anthropology major Carly Kelly ’21 studied the formation of Syrian Christians’ ethnoreligious identity in Geneva. Throughout her academic career, Carly Kelly ’21 has specialized in the geographic area of the Middle East with an aspiration to become an anthropologist. As an Honors project, she dove deeply into understanding the Syrian Christian

Three students have received the ASIANetwork Student-Faculty Fellows Program Award. This award will fund a travel grant to Tokyo, Japan, to study the city’s history of transformation and to develop proposals for the post-pandemic tourism industry.     Jonathan Garcia ’23, Roxana Peña ’23 and Tenzin Yonten ’23 are the 2021 recipients of the prestigious ASIANetwork

The late Supreme Court Associate Justice is the 41st recipient of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award. During her confirmation hearings before the U.S. Senate in 1993, the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” In honor of the transformative steps she took over the

The children of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will accept the Elizabeth Blackwell Award on their mother’s behalf. In recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievements and public service, including authorship of landmark decisions impacting women’s rights and gender discrimination, the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be

HWS will commemorate the first woman to receive her degree as a Doctor of Medicine – Elizabeth Blackwell – during the week of her 200th birthday in February 2021. Blackwell’s alma mater, Geneva Medical College was a department of Geneva College, which was later renamed Hobart College and is now Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Dr.

Liz Crotty ’93 has entered the race to become Manhattan’s next District Attorney. Liz Crotty ’93 is running to be Manhattan’s next District Attorney (DA). Having worked on both sides of the courtroom, as a prosecutor when she served as Manhattan’s Assistant District Attorney, and as a criminal defense lawyer and founding member of Crotty

Gina Perini ’95, the Chair of the Board of Directors and CEO of Somos Inc., was named the winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2020 Award, New Jersey Program. Perini leads Somos, a top provider of registry management and data solutions that administers more than 800 million local and wireless telephone numbers

Hobart College hockey senior captain TJ Schultz recently accepted an offer to work at Aon following graduation. A native of Evanston, Ill., he secured a position in the company’s Chicago office. Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. The company works in 120 countries to empower

Funding from the Tanaka Memorial Foundation allowed Carly Shiever ’21 to hold a remote internship and Associate Professor of History Lisa Yoshikawa to pursue continued book research. A portion of a $10,000 grant from the Tanaka Memorial Foundation allowed international relations and Asian studies double major Carly Shiever ’21 to complete an internship with the

Fresh Air talks with the author of a new dual biography of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to earn a medical degree, and her sister Emily, who became a doctor soon after.  On the Tuesday, Jan. 19 episode of NPR’s Fresh Air, historian and author Janice P. Nimura discusses her latest book, The Doctors Blackwell: