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The HWS Update

This fall, John D’Agata ’95 will return to Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the 2017-18 Trias Writer-in Residence. D’Agata, professor of English and director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa, is the author of The Lifespan of a Fact (with Jim Fingal) and About a Mountain, which was named by

This January, “The Loop,” a short story by Kelly Craig ’16, was published in Bodega, an online literary magazine. “The Loop” is set in Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada, Craig’s hometown. Red Rock Canyon is a National Conservation Area that features a 13-mile scenic drive. “To drive the canyon’s scenic loop, you have

Olivia Cargian ’18 gained hands-on financial industry experience in Chicago as a private client advisory intern with William Blair, a global investment banking and asset management firm responsible for more than $78 billion in client assets. The firm has offices in 18 cities across four continents. During her summer internship, Cargian assisted coworkers with client

Three HWS students are headed to Chicago to join Coyote Logistics, one of the fastest growing logistics providers in America. Elliot Adler ’16 and Jacob Stanley ’16 landed seats as national sales managers and Cydney Conley ’17 will work this summer as a sales intern. Adler and Stanley, members of the Hobart football team, heard

This May, Mary Buchanan Brush ’88 will be inducted into the prestigious College of Fellows at the national American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention in Philadelphia. The induction is one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member, with the College of Fellows representing just 2.5 percent of the nearly 85,000 AIA

In February, Guernica magazine published “What We Owe History,” an interview with John D’Agata ’95, professor of English and director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. D’Agata is the author of  “The Lifespan of a Fact” (with Jim Fingal) and “About a Mountain,” which was named by the New York Times as one

Jacqueline Stevens, professor of political science and legal studies at Northwestern University, will draw on her academic background and her experience as founding director of the Deportation Research Clinic at the Buffett Institute, for her Constitution Day talk on the HWS campus, addressing some of the most pressing issues in national and international politics and

Like baseball or jazz, the rubber duck is an American institution, and Craig Wolfe ’74 is its reigning king, putting a fresh face on the classic novelty and bringing the industry home with two manufacturing facilities now in the U.S. “The rubber duck was invented in America, and then went overseas,” says Wolfe, president of

Andrew Knox ’09 is currently touring with “The Second City Hits Home,” a traveling troupe that brings improvisational comedy to local communities. The Second City is a famous Chicago-based comedy troupe that has produced many well-known comedians including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Joan Rivers and Stephen Colbert. While at HWS, Knox spent a semester in

Andrew Klindera ’13 has joined Eaton Corporation as senior environmental health and safety (EHS) engineer. Eaton is a “diversified power management company, specializing in electrical, hydraulic, and automotive manufacturing,” and Klindera is based out of one of the company’s largest facilities in the world, in Van Wert, Ohio. In his position, he focuses on preventing