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The HWS Update

Recently, HWS celebrated international students on campus. The event was held in conjunction with colleges in the NY6 Liberal Arts Consortium. At HWS, international students are student leaders, thriving in the classroom, on athletic teams and in our campus community. On March 31, HWS celebrated their accomplishments and contributions to creating a globally minded living and learning

The Center for Global Education and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education now offer opportunities for remote international internships for eligible students. Hundreds of students had their study abroad experiences cut short or cancelled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. With social distancing and quarantine protocols still in place for the

As a 2019-20 Fulbright Scholar, Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Angelique Szymanek is exploring place, art, feminism and the ways women have been marginalized within the history of art, in spite of the political advances of the mid-20th century. Based in Scotland at the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art &

Denzel Degollado ‘19 has received a fellowship through the Newman’s Own Foundation. He is placed at one of the Foundation’s grantees, Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a non-governmental organization based in New York City. In the position, he is working with the development team to design and implement a strategy to grow the organization’s donor

As the 2019 recipient of the Jackson Kemper Foundation internship, Divya Tewari ’20 will dedicate the summer months to working at a non-governmental organization (NGO) aiding teenage girls in Morocco. Tewari will stay in the country throughout the fall, studying abroad through the Colleges’ partnership with the School for International Training (SIT) in Rabat. A political

While studying abroad in Auckland, New Zealand, Gregory Partyka ’20 expanded his knowledge of international digital media strategies through his internship with Align Digital, a conversion rate optimization company. The startup environment at Align Digital has given Partyka expansive knowledge of the field, as he contextualized the media landscape by studying New Zealand life and culture, as

For her outstanding scholarship and public engagement on the complex politics of the Middle East, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was named this year’s recipient of the John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor

The plight of migrant farm workers has been in the news recently as immigration issues take center stage in the United States. But for Ren Workman ’18, a double major in cultural anthropology and environmental studies, and Kevin Collado ’18, an architectural studies major with a music minor, those issues have greater importance. Workman and

For the second year in a row, and the third time in the last four years, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named among the nation’s top colleges and universities with the most recipients of U.S. Fulbright Student Awards. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international

This year, HWS Trustee Chris Welles ’84, P’12, P’15 launched the American Rhino Foundation and AmericanRhino.com, a clothing and accessory company focused on empowering consumers to take an active role in biodiversity conservation in Africa. “Ten years ago, we took a family summer vacation in Kenya, which was one of those life changing trips,” explains Welles.