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Dominique DeRubeis ’18 will join J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City as a technology analyst intern this summer, using her double major in computer science and economics to explore the nexus of finance and technology. DeRubeis, who was initially connected to J.P. Morgan Chase through the Colleges’ annual Finance Experience trip, says

Among HWS graduates who completed Honors projects in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related fields since 2006, 80 percent have gone on to pursue post-graduate degrees — 30 percent in Ph.D. programs, 26 percent in master’s programs and 24 percent in professional training in medicine. “The Honors program at HWS is the epitome of

Jesse Schaffer ’17 was one of just 32 students in the nation to participate in NASA’s Student Airborne Research Program, a highly competitive initiative that provides students with a hands-on research experience in a major scientific campaign. The eight-week program began in Palmdale, Calif., where students toured NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center and assisted in

From invasive species to drone mapping, and the effect of stress on friendships to potential anti-cancer compounds, Hobart and William Smith students presented on a range of topics at this year’s Student Research Symposium on Sept. 17 as one of Homecoming and Family Weekend’s annual events. “The Research Symposium allows students to showcase their work

Associate Professor of English Laurence Erussard taught two sections of a course on medieval literature this past spring. On paper, the classes are indistinguishable. Students in both sections have the same rigorous coursework, read the same texts, and complete a final. But one class, about 20 miles from the Hobart and William Smith campus, took

During his first year at Hobart and William Smith, math major Aaron Ackbarali ’16 began what would develop into his Honors thesis and what has taken him to the next step of his education. This fall, Ackbarali will continue his research in algebraic topology as a Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. One of the

The Botanical Society of America has named Lauren Walter ’16 a Young Botanist of the Year, a prestigious national honor bestowed on 25 graduating seniors for outstanding work in the plant sciences. “Being nominated for and receiving the Young Botanist of the Year award helped me realize how much I have learned and accomplished at

On Friday, June 3, three retired Hobart and William Smith faculty members, each one a graduate of Hobart or William Smith, will be recognized with the Distinguished Faculty Award for their outstanding contributions as teachers, mentors and scholars. Held in conjunction with Reunion 2016, the Distinguished Faculty Award presentation will be held during the Welcome

Building on their academic experiences at HWS as geoscience students, Brooke Adams ’16, Katherine Coughlin ’16 and Macy Howarth ’16 will continue their studies this fall in graduate programs across the country.   Adams will join Texas A&M University’s atmospheric science Ph.D. program, Coughlin will join University of Virginia’s environmental sciences program where she’ll pursue an

Lukas Ruddy ’18 has been named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, which will grant him the opportunity to further explore his academic passion for geoscience during the summer of 2017. “Being selected is a great honor,” says the geoscience major. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with students