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The HWS Update

Dr. Jonathan Wilkerson ’94, a veterinarian at the Mt. Airy Animal Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., was recently mentioned in an article in the Chestnut Hill Local, an independent weekly newspaper. In the article, Wilkerson is recognized not only for his outstanding veterinary work, but also his effort and passion for improving the health and well-being

On Monday, Sept. 24, Masaaki Shibamoto will give as talk as part of the Professionals in Residence Series. The talk, titled, “Business Side of Agriculture in Japan,” begins at 7:30 p.m. in Trinity 305. Shibamoto graduated from Hobart College with a B.A. in mathematics and went on to work in various positions in the field of finance. He

Trevor Gionet ’12 has been selected to receive a Fulbright Teaching Assistant grant to Vietnam. This highly competitive program selected just 10 students to receive a position in Vietnam. In addition to teaching English at a collegiate level, Gionet will learn to teach math – in Vietnamese. “You often think of math as a universal

Assertive networking paid off for mathematics major Emery Han ’13. This past winter, Han attended the Wall Street Experience in New York City and met several alums working in the finance industry. While visiting Russell Investments, Han met Todd Morley ’83, founding partner of Guggenheim Securities and founder of G2 Investment Group. He followed up

Former Statesman John G. Pearce ’04 has been named the first head coach of the George Washington University sailing program. Pearce will take over as the face of the Colonials’ sailing program, which will be elevated from club to varsity status beginning in 2012-13. He most recently spent three seasons from 2007-10 as co-head coach

The Department of Mathematics is jumping on board with the election spirit and will host Game Theorist and Political Scientist Steven J. Brams from New York University on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to talk about mathematics and elections.  The talk will be held at 7 p.m. in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library.

Although Cape Cod is a vacation destination for most, Rachel Carnahan ’12 spent her summer on Cape Cod hard at work.  An economics major and math and environmental studies minor, Carnahan interned at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (WBNERR) in East Falmouth, Mass. One of 27 national estuarine research reserves in the country,

Rachel Carnahan ’12 is interning this summer with Margaret Munro, E.A. in Essex Junction, Vermont.  A junior from Montpelier, Carnahan is working with Munro on a number of projects the tax preparer has planned. As an Enrolled Agent, Munro is certified by the Internal Revenue Service to represent taxpayers before the agency. She currently runs

With grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institute of Health, degrees from prestigious universities like Brown, Yale and Princeton, and participation in a wide range of community endeavors, eight HWS faculty members were recently granted tenure by the HWS Board of Trustees and given the rank of associate professor, effective July 1, 2010.

This semester, five William Smith students attended the 12th annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics. Recently, the women gathered in Napier Hall and presented a talk on campus “Between Complexity and Real Life Mathematics” that gave them the chance to share with other Hobart and William Smith students what they learned at the