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The HWS Update

HWS alums working in the competitive entertainment and media industries in New York City met with students who are exploring the fields through a three-day career exploration and networking event. During winter break, more than a dozen Hobart and William Smith students participated in the Behind the Scenes program in New York City. Due to

Liz Cost ’07 has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing at Sony Music Nashville. Previously a senior director of marketing, Liz Cost ’07 now serves as the Vice President of Marketing at Sony Music Nashville, overseeing the strategy, development and execution of targeted marketing campaigns and consumption growth for artists. “I work with internal

Stories of women Olympians and Paralympians are the focus of the Flame Bearers podcast, produced by Michelle Poulin ’15. As producer of the Flame Bearers podcast, Michelle Poulin ’15 is working to tell the stories of woman-identifying Olympians and Paralympians. A graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School, Poulin is in charge of scouting and virtually interviewing

Visiting Assistant Professor Zulkarnain shared his work on the Indonesian punk scene, noting several significant shifts in its contemporary cultures. Visiting Assistant Professor of Media and Society Iskandar Zulkarnain offered a keynote speech at the Punk Scholars Network Indonesia conference, “Doing Global, Doing Local: Locating ‘Subculture’ in Indonesia,” in December. The seventh annual conference and

Delaney Hoodak ’21 has been accepted into the Media, Culture, and Society master’s program at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. The graduate program focuses on the study of contemporary media and culture across disciplines and perspectives, allowing students to choose optional modules that can tailor their degree to their interests, from journalism

Maura McNamara ’22 and Emma Nedeau ’22 are interning this semester at Finger Lakes Goods, a new Geneva-based business owned by HWS alum Jim Cecere ’91 that sells natural goods produced locally in the Finger Lakes region. As marketing interns, McNamara and Nedeau are responsible for reaching out to venues and a variety of clients

A new gift from journalist George Stephanopoulos adds approximately 650 new items to the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, bringing depth and breadth to his 2019 donation of politically and historically significant photographs. To date, the appraised value of Stephanopoulos’ donations totals nearly $3 million. “The Stephanopoulos Collection captures some of the most important

This semester, Sara Wroblewski ’13, CEO and founder of the entrepreneurial programming non-profit One Bead, and Bekah Malover, a freelance graphic designer, visited Associate Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer’s “Senior Seminar” to talk with the students about branding for nonprofits. Malover was recently hired by One Bead to rebrand the organization and update

Join the Media and Society Department on Thursday, Oct. 29 for a memorial screening of RBG to celebrate the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. To allow for social distancing, the film will be shown simultaneously in Albright Auditorium and the Vandervort Room at 7 p.m. HWS community members who wish to view

Writing and Rhetoric major and Statesman sailor Aidan Morgan ’21 has secured an internship with ESPN Radio in Ithaca, N.Y., an affiliate that covers such national and local teams as the New York Yankees, Syracuse Orange, Cornell Big Red, Ithaca Bombers and Cortland Red Dragons. Morgan, who plans to pursue a career in sports media