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Morgan Hamre ’20 has accepted a position with Nordstrom as a software engineer in Seattle, Washington office, where she will create technological applications to support the daily operations for the luxury department store chain. Hamre interviewed for the job at the Grace Hopper Celebration, which she attended in the fall of 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Kelsey Pierce ‘20 has accepted a dual position as a clinical research coordinator and associate with the Cancer Center Protocol Office Breast Oncology team at Massachusetts General Hospital following graduation. Ranked second in the nation for “Best Hospital” by the U.S. News & World Report, Pierce will join a premiere medical team in Boston. In

With seven years of experience as a member and leader of FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, Joseph Tate ’23 was a natural candidate when FLL Coach Sandra Chu decided to start a team for Geneva school children. Chu, who also serves as head coach of the William Smith rowing team, hired Tate to co-coach the

Economics major and mathematics and entrepreneurial studies double minor Christopher Bracco ’21 has accepted a position as a summer analyst with Credit Suisse. This summer, he will serve as an investment banking analyst in the Financial Institutions Group. Bracco says that last summer’s internship with Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., was “key in helping me

Over the summer, more than 50 students completed research alongside faculty members, investigating cutting-edge research topics ranging from cancer-killing compounds to the prevalence of Islamophobia in religious communities, and the science behind tie-dying your clothes. During Homecoming and Family Weekend, students shared the breadth of their intellectual pursuits with peers, families and faculty members at

Ten members of the 2018-19 Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were recently named to end of the year all-academic teams. Ten sailors were named to the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association while seven earned Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association academic honors. To earn a spot on the MAISA All-Academic Team, sailors must have a GPA

Katelin Crabtree ’22, Loretta Hauslauer ’19, Braydon Hobart ’21 and Avery Wickersham ’19, MAT’20 interned at HWS Fribolin Farm this summer. They established and tended to one acre of garden space; coordinated farm outreach programming; supported Geneva 2020 and HWS Office of Sustainability and Sustainable Living and Learning Community initiatives; worked on partner farms; and

The American Mathematical Society recently honored Hadley DeBrine ’20 with the Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Award. A bequest from the estate of Waldemar J., Barbara G. and Juliet Trjitzinsky, the award is given to a student majoring in mathematics at a college or university that is an institutional member of the American Mathematical Society. DeBrine

Three Hobart and William Smith faculty were recently recognized by their colleagues for their work as scholars, community leaders and educators. Based on the recommendations of fellow HWS faculty, the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors recognized Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science David Eck, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate Professor of Economics Judith

After a successful internship with SAS Institute, Andrew Chait ’19 will join the company as an associate software developer after graduation at the company’s headquarters in Cary, N.C. In the position, Chait will write code in Python for enterprise level software packages. A computer science major, Chait enjoyed spending his 2018 summer writing code for