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The HWS Update

Program expands on language offering; furthers cultural immersion  A new Italian Studies minor will help students further their skills in Italian and become better global citizens through deeper cultural understanding and building connections.   The program, to be offered Fall 2022, will especially benefit students who study abroad in Rome, providing them further chances to grow

The prestigious scholarship will support students as they study and intern abroad next academic year. Eight Hobart and William Smith students are among the recipients of the U.S. Department of State’s 2022 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Two students who deferred a previous Gilman award due to the pandemic will receive support to study abroad

For her impassioned efforts to increase voter turnout, Kate Equinozzi ’23 has been named to the ALL IN: Campus Democracy Challenge Honor Roll.Kate Equinozzi ’23 is one of only 82 recipients in the nation to be named to the ALL IN: Campus Democracy Challenge Honor Roll, a national distinction recognizing students for advancing nonpartisan student

Two new speaker series invite international experts to campus, thanks to gifts from former Trustee James F. Anderton IV ’65. Beginning next fall, the Anderton World Affairs Symposium and the Anderton Economic Policy Symposium will bring a new range of expertise and insight to campus and the broader HWS community. Respectively focused on current affairs

The award supports a research project examining the colonial politics of nature in the Asia-Pacific region. Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies Lisa Yoshikawa is the recipient of a 2022-23 Fulbright Award to Taiwan, where her research will focus on Japan’s colonialism and its legacy, specifically its effect on the relationships between humans, other

HWS Master of Arts in Teaching candidate Katherine (Katie) Percoski ’21, MAT ’22 has been accepted into the U.S. Government’s flagship international exchange program.  Katie Percoski ’21, MAT ’22 is the recipient of a 2022 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Bremen, Germany where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant. Her position will begin

Sebastiano Lucci, the 2021-22 Kinghorn Global Fellow, explores the international cinema influence of the “spaghetti western” genre. Sebastiano Lucci, instructor of Italian and director of the Less Commonly Taught Languages, will reflect on the birth, development and culmination of the midcentury westerns made by Italian filmmakers like Sergio Leone. Part of his 2021-22 John R.

In a new book, Professor of International Relations Kevin Dunn examines how the Trump administration’s foreign policies affected relations between the United States and Africa. Foreign Perceptions of the United States under Donald Trump features a chapter by Kevin Dunn, the Donald R. Harter ’39 Professor of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Published by Lexington

John Sipher ’83, P’19, who worked for the CIA’s clandestine service for 28 years, and Professor of Political Science David Ost, an expert on Eastern European politics and society, unpacked the latest developments in the unfolding crisis. In a webinar on Friday, Feb. 25, President Joyce P. Jacobsen hosted a conversation between John Sipher ’83,

For the Hobart hockey team, the Russian and Ukraine conflict is very personal. For Hobart hockey teammates and friends Artem Buzoverya ’24 and Gagik Malakyan ’24, the political relations between Ukraine and Russia, which culminated with the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces Thursday, have a personal connection. Buzoverya was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, less