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This month, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association honored Dr. Kay Payne ’73, a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University’s School of Communications. Payne is internationally renowned for her unique specializations in sociolinguistics and cultural anthropology, with expertise on communication disorders including diagnosis, treatment and bilingual issues. An authority on test-taking

After nearly two months of work in Antarctica, an expedition of the Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project (AP3) led by Matt Lamanna ’97 has returned with “a wealth of fossils…that likely represent several new species and further illuminate one of the more mysterious moments in Earth’s history,” as the science magazine Discover reports. Antarctica offers a

Internationally renowned for her specialization in sociolinguistics and cultural anthropology, and with expertise in communication disorders including diagnosis, treatment and bilingual issues, the William Smith Alumnae Association recently presented Dr. Kay Payne ’73 with its highest honor – the Alumna Achievement Award. Payne, professor of communication sciences and disorders at Howard University’s School of Communications,

The William Smith Alumnae Association will present its highest honor to Kay Payne ’73, professor of communication sciences and disorders at Howard University’s School of Communications, on Saturday, March 5. The Alumna Achievement Award is presented to an alumna who, by reason of outstanding accomplishments in her particular business, profession or community service, has brought

For its 10th anniversary, the annual Day on the Hill program offered not only a strong lineup of panels, speakers and site visits, but also new events that proved to be both timely and illuminating. Over the course of just three days this January, nearly two dozen Hobart and William Smith students joined more than 60

A recent news article from Press Box Baltimore features alum Matt Hatton ’01 and his new appointment as athletic director at Archbishop Curley High School in Baltimore, Md. The piece discussed Hatton’s trajectory as a graduate of Hobart College into his professional coaching career. “I wasn’t one of those guys who graduated from college knowing

“There is something special about Hobart and William Smith, something special about the history and culture, in which everyone is interested in and committed to the growth of the student as an individual,” says HWS Trustee Tom S. Bozzuto ’68, chair and CEO of the Bozzuto Group, a family-owned integrated real estate services organization based

HWS Trustee Gail H. McGinn ’73, president of McGinn Consulting, LLC, based in Arlington, Va., has recently been appointed chair of the National Military Family Association (NMFA). A former administrator with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), McGinn brings decades of expertise on military and civilian personnel management, strategic planning, and organizational development to the

This summer, Kelly Mauch ’17 landed a coveted seat as an education and outreach fellow for the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C.  She joined HWS alums Caleb Campbell ’11 and Megan Marra ’13, who work at the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that strives to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation of

The “critical zone” refers to the planet’s permeable, near-surface layer — that level of the environment where rock, soil, water, air and living organisms interact and shape the Earth’s surface. This summer, with the support of a $19,927 grant from Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) and the National Science Foundation, Assistant Professor of