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The HWS Update

Mentorship at HWS leads to a career in social justice.  Dylan Morris ’19 developed a passion for social justice and creating change while studying sociology at HWS. He’s now one step closer to making that a career. Morris recently learned that he is a Law, Equity and Race Scholarship recipient at Northeastern University School of

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Bret Stephens reflected on intellectual humility, the benefits of a healthy conservative politics and the perils of ideological orthodoxy. “Thoughtful introspection” was the running theme of Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Opinion Columnist Bret Stephens’ dialogue during the inaugural event of the Stern Family Forum series. “We can keep our minds open and still think of

Tenzin Yonten ’23 earned admission to two prestigious pre-law programs, which include scholarship funding, LSAT prep and a summer program at Harvard Law School. Through Trials — a partnership between Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law and the Advantage Testing Foundation — Tenzin Yonten ’23 is looking forward to a five-week summer immersion in

In Sins of the Fathers, the second in a planned trilogy of historical novels by Honorary Trustee Hebert J. Stern ’58, P’03, LL.D. ’74, Stern and co-author Alan A. Winter continue the story of Adolf Hitler’s political rise and the road to World War II. Bill Boyd reviews the new thriller below. Sins of the

In the fall, Isabella Pardales ’21 will pursue her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School where she intends to focus on environmental stewardship. Graduating summa cum laude in environmental studies and studio art, Isabella Pardales ’21 will soon study energy law at Vermont Law School where she hopes to dive deep into complex regulatory and legal environmental

Stephen Ponticiello ’21 will attend Cornell Law School in the fall to study medical malpractice law.

This month, Laura Sydell ’83, former digital culture correspondent for National Public Radio, will discuss her new work in progress, a solo theatre piece at the Bay Area performance space The Marsh. In a new theater piece, Red Meat for the Alt. Right, Laura Sydell ’83, who served as digital culture correspondent for National Public Radio

The children of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will accept the Elizabeth Blackwell Award on their mother’s behalf. In recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievements and public service, including authorship of landmark decisions impacting women’s rights and gender discrimination, the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be

Liz Crotty ’93 has entered the race to become Manhattan’s next District Attorney. Liz Crotty ’93 is running to be Manhattan’s next District Attorney (DA). Having worked on both sides of the courtroom, as a prosecutor when she served as Manhattan’s Assistant District Attorney, and as a criminal defense lawyer and founding member of Crotty

As an intern for Canandaigua City Court, Alicia Quarterman ’22 observed criminal court every morning, where cases ranged from various misdemeanors to felony charges. From learning about court proceedings, to working with the district attorney and city clerks, Quarterman says the experience gave her a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system.