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Psychology and philosophy double major Gillian Owens ’20 has accepted a position with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health in Denver, Colo. As a Youth Services Specialist, Owens will mentor youth in the organization’s behavior management program. Owens was pleased to land the position at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health that provides extensive training before she begins her

Beginning in the fall, Adelaide Fowle ’19 will continue her post-graduate career in the Health and the Public Interest Program at Georgetown University. The one-year master’s program at Georgetown provides training for public health advocates who examine the influences on policy through societal, psychological and cultural factors. “Coming from a liberal arts background, I was

Philosophy and Africana Studies double major Edens Fleurizard ’20 has accepted a position with UnitedHealth Group (UHG) as a Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst. He will join UHG’s Hartford, Conn. team. In his role, Fleurizard will provide analytical support for health plan performance reviews, analyze utilization patterns, identify cost drivers and lead department projects for UHG’s

When Dana Merk ’97 heard about the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium — created by the White House to provide access to the world’s most powerful high-performance computing resources to support COVID-19 research — he knew Data Expedition, Inc. had a role to play in fighting the pandemic. Data Expedition, where Merk serves as the

Six members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were named to the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) all-conference teams.  Senior and economics major Kyle Easton highlighted the selections, earning the MAISA Sportsperson of the Year award. In addition, Easton was named to the all-conference coed skippers second team. Senior  and economics major Hector Guzman was

Honorary Trustee Hebert J. Stern ’58, P’03, LL.D. ’74 has written his first novel, Wolf, a look at Adolf Hitler’s rise to power through an historical fiction lens. With co-author Alan A. Winter, Stern explores both Hitler’s strengths and flaws to explain how such a seemingly unremarkable man became one of the most powerful and

On the I’m First! blog, an initiative of the national nonprofit Strive for College, Gianella Marciniak ’21 writes about her experience as a first-generation college student. The blog space is designed to encourage, inform and support first generation students across the country. “I write for I’m First! because when I was applying to colleges I

Every 10 years, the United States takes a count of every resident in the country. This year, Alex Greenberg ’20 is playing an important role in that endeavor, working with students who live off-campus to ensure they are counted in the 2020 U.S. Census. A philosophy major and women’s studies minor, Greenberg grew interested in

The HWS Debate Team recently competed in the 2020 Worlds University Debating Championship (WUDC) held in Bangkok, Thailand. Considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world, the competition included the best debaters from more than 50 countries. During the course of a week, Bart Lahiff ’20, Jacob Wallman ’20, Reed Herter ’21 and Sarim

Khuram Hussain, the current Dean of Hobart College and Associate Professor of Education, has been named the Colleges’ Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Reporting to the President and sitting on Senior Staff, Hussain will serve as the Colleges’ chief diversity strategist. The Offices of Intercultural Affairs, Academic Opportunity Programs and International Students will