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The HWS Update

A recent HWS workshop and symposium brought international scholars together to share publishing insights and develop their scholarly programs. Publishing academic work is not an easy endeavor; the barriers seem high, especially for new scholars. This semester, HWS faculty, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) and editors of the three journals of the Community

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham explores his theory of the internet brain in a blog for Psychology Today. In a new blog featured in Psychology Today, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham introduces his theory of the internet brain by asking readers to consider not just whether they’d choose chocolate or vanilla

William Smith College senior defender Mekayla Montgomery was recently named a preseason All-American by US Lacrosse Magazine. Montgomery, a psychology and education double major, was one of just 13 selections across all of NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse and one of only four defenders to earn the preseason accolades. A 2020 Inside Lacrosse first team All-American, she

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham explores a new paradigm for how the brain works in An Internet In Your Head, to be published by Columbia University Press in May 2021. While the human brain is often compared to a computer, a new book by Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham posits that

Khanh “Kristen” Le ’20 has had her Honors project in psychological science accepted for publication in The Journal of Genetic Psychology, an academic journal dedicated to research and theory in the field of developmental psychology. “Examining the reliability of various Interpersonal Acceptance-Rejection Theory (IPARTheory) measures among Vietnamese adolescents,” written with Associate Professor of Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Brien Ashdown, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage and Alessa Dixe ’21 have published an article in the International Journal of Community Well-Being. “The Potentially Damaging Effects of Developmental Aid and Voluntourism on Cultural Capital and Well-Being” explores the idea that foreign and developmental aid “devolves into a form

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

After taking a geoscience course, students are significantly less likely to use motivated reasoning (the phenomenon in which people use their group beliefs and psychological needs unconsciously to filter information, giving weight to information that supports pre-existing beliefs and discrediting information that contradicts) to describe climate change – Associate Professor of Psychological Science Emily Fisher and

After an accomplished career as a psychologist and entrepreneur, Reid Klion ’82 is making it possible for Hobart and William Smith students to get the same kind of research experiences that he says changed his life. “I can point to my Hobart and William Smith honors project in particular as being pivotal in how I

Hobart and William Smith and the Geneva community innovated rapidly in response to the global pandemic, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage explains in an article he co-authored with 11 HWS students, faculty and staff. Their interdisciplinary scholarship was published in the International Journal of Community Well-Being and describes acts of resiliency and creativity