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Dr. Kathy Platoni ’74 was recently quoted in a CNN.com article about the record-high rate of suicides among soldiers in January. A clinical psychologist and Colonel in the U.S. Army with more than 28 years of service, including three deployments – one stateside tour of duty during the Gulf War, command of a Combat Stress

David Kaplan ’83 was recently featured in PDA, a blog profiling his new music entertainment business, Pure Solo, based in the UK. “Joining the highly competitive music startup scene, Pure Solo has a genuinely new idea; a catalogue of 10,000 legal backing tracks to popular songs and software that lets players record their own voice

Jonas Wood ’99 recently presented his second solo show at the Anton Kern Gallery in Chelsea. The New York Times recently printed a favorable review of Wood’s work. “To be showing at a gallery of that caliber is quite an accomplishment, and to get such a positive review from a well respected critic like Roberta Smith

Geneva Middle School transformed into a fun house on April 25, complete with music, games, face painting and karaoke. And right in the thick of the excitement were 14 HWS student volunteers, all members of Assistant Professor of Psychology Julie Kingery’s Adolescent Psychology course. Organized by middle school Spanish teacher and William Smith alumna Emily

Ron Friedman, assistant professor of psychology at Hobart and William Smith, recently took on Pat Riley as a research subject – or at least his most common sideline posture. Riley’s frequent cross-armed pose on the sidelines led Friedman to consider whether crossing one’s arms impacts subconscious thinking. In a number of publications in the U.S.

It’s been a lifelong dream for Stephanie Wells ’10 to work with children in the field of psychology. She has already spent a semester in Boston interning at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. This summer, she is working with the Child Trauma Research Project at the University of California at

Dr. Kathy Platoni ’74 was recently quoted in a Newsweek article about self-injury among soldiers. A Colonel in the U.S. Army with more than 28 years of service, including three deployments – one stateside tour of duty during the Gulf War, command of a Combat Stress Control Detachment at Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay, and

Sarah Hargrave ’09 had never even thought of going to India before this summer. It wasn’t until she spoke to a missionary from the country that she decided it was the perfect place to make a radical change in her life. “I fell in love with the incredible things these people were doing for India,”

Richard Giancola ’78 joined Neuromonics Inc., this summer as chief executive officer and member of its board of directors. Giancola has spent more than 25 years driving multi-million dollar sales growth for global medical device companies, most recently as vice president and general manager, Latin America, for Cochlear Americas. “Rick has a proven track record

Dr. Kathy Platoni ’74 recently published three chapters in a book titled, “We Thought We Were Invincible: The True Story of Invincible Warriors” by Dr. Art F. Schmitt. The book, published by AuthorHouse, is a collection of stories that “…chronicles stories of truly Invincible Warriors.” The perspectives range from several Vietnam veterans to Apollo 17