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After 42 years of service to Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Professor of Economics Pat McGuire is retiring this year, and on Monday, May 3, faculty, staff, colleagues and nearly 50 of McGuire’s former students turned out at his last class for a surprise sendoff. Outside the Warren Hunting Smith Library, they gathered to toast

With opportunities to mingle with professionals from a large network of alums and friends of the Colleges while learning about the inner workings of life in our nation’s capitol, “Day on the Hill” is the premier event for HWS students interested in politics and policy. “The best part about the program was how approachable all

The Rochester Business Journal recently featured the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) in an article about its “effort to study the relationship between economic growth and the environment.” “The local economy is shaped by many environmental factors, but particularly by the presence of the Finger Lakes,” said Institute Director Marion Balyszak. “It is the economic engine

Patrick McGuire, professor of economics at HWS, was included in a “Chronicle of Higher Education” article that asked professors whether or not the financial crisis affected how economic theory should be taught. McGuire, who is currently leading the semester in Washington, D.C., program, replied, “No. Economic breakdowns, such as the current financial crisis, illustrate how

Geneva, NY—The 12th annual Leo Srole Urban Studies Lecture, titled “Solving Homelessness: Work Works–New York City’s Doe Program,” will be presented by Harriet MacDonald, director of New York City’s Doe Fund, and three participants in the Doe Fund’s “Ready, Willing, and Able” program, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, in Albright Auditorium on the