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The HWS Update

Victor Pultinas ’08 and Jenna LaVita ’08 were recently featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times for their plans to open what “may be the first commercial brewer of an alcoholic beverage in the city of Geneva since before Prohibition,” according to the article. It notes, “Pultinas is working hard to get his

Phillip Goldman ’10 and Katie Serock ’12 have spent the past year leading lives of consequence in Panama as they continue their devoted service to the Peace Corps-an experience both describe as life-changing. With a focus on education, sustainability and restoration, each is serving a specific community for two years with the goal of making

George Ciccariello-Maher – writer, radical political theorist and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Drexel University – will discuss the popular revolutionary undercurrents of Venezuelan politics on Friday, Nov. 1. Ciccariello-Maher’s first book, recently published by Duke University Press (2013), is a history of revolutionary movements in Venezuela, titled “We Created Chávez: A People’s History of the

Kylie Hart ‘13 interned at Pershing LLC. in Jersey City, N.J., this summer. The company provides technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions to financial services firms and advisers. A subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon, the nation’s oldest continuously operating bank, Pershing LLC is also a clearinghouse in the financial markets.

Daniel Scibilia-Carver ’12 has received an Americorps Summer Vista position working through Cornell Cooperative Extension in Ithaca. In this capacity, Scibilia-Carver will work on community gardens and will co-lead the Youth Horticulture Apprentice Program (YHAP) for low-income teens in Ithaca. Having himself worked as a Youth Horticulture Apprentice six years ago, he is excited to

Meredith Levenson ’10 is interested in a career in investment banking or investment management so her internship at Boston Private Bank and Trust Company, in Boston, is an ideal way to spend the summer. “I have been able to learn a great deal from the people I work with,” says Levenson. Her internship came about

From attending Congressional hearings to editing a speech for Attorney General Eric Holder, Julie Isaacson ’10 had a rich experience this summer as an intern in the Office of Communications of the Office of Justice Programs, part of the U.S. Department of Justice. As a sociology major with a focus on criminology, the Department of 

A “typical” day in the life of an intern at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., is actually far from typical. Sure, there are commonplace duties: photocopying, note-taking, and e-mailing. But when you’re at the INL, even photocopying is a matter of national

At HWS, students’ scholarly passions don’t end when they leave the classroom. In fact, they aren’t even limited to Geneva or the United States. Juniors Emma Kelly and Julie Isaacson have taken their passion for women’s studies to Mendoza, Argentina. While studying abroad this semester, Kelly and Isaacson presented the results of their independent study