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Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry ’75 will discuss his new book as well as his philosophy on love and self-care with the Hobart and William Smith community in a live Zoom event on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 11:30 a.m EST / 8:30 PST. The discussion, moderated

As the 2019-20 John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellow, Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter ’86, P’15 engaged the HWS community and local students in a series of conversations about the role of religion, education and public policy in the life of a global citizen. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr.

In his new book, the Most Rev. Bishop Michael B. Curry ’75, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, writes about social and economic inequality, ideological division, faith and how love can offer a redemptive path forward, expanding on the sermon he delivered at the British royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

A panel discussion following a preview of the documentary film Harbor from the Holocaust includes HWS Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski. Hosted by the Virtual Little Theatre in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Rochester, the online event happened on  Thursday, Sept. 3. The film shares the story of 20,000 Jewish refugees who fled

Twenty-eight students in the Classes of 2020 have graduated with Honors, demonstrating academic rigor and excellence in written and oral communication. Their research topics ranged from United States foreign policy and energy production in remote areas, to the study of anti-cancer drugs and more. To complete an Honors project at the Colleges, students embark on

“Our nation’s heart breaks right now because we have strayed far from the path of love. Because love does not look like one man’s knee on another man’s neck, crushing the God-given life out of him. This is callous disregard for the life of another human being, shown in the willingness to snuff it out

At the spring meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, five faculty members were elevated to full professor and another five were granted emeriti status. Effective July 1, Etin Anwar (Religious Studies), Mary Coffey (Spanish and Hispanic Studies), Eric Klaus (German Area Studies), Darrin Magee (Environmental Studies) and Patricia Mowery (Biology) will hold the title

Professor Emerita of Religious Studies and former adviser to the HWS Board of Trustees Susan Henking has been named Interim President of Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, N.C. Her tenure will begin at the end of the 2020 academic year. “I look forward to serving this community as we move toward our next 250

Thomas “Gib” Shea ’22 and Nuzhat Wahid ‘22 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. In their roles, Shea and Wahid will become voting members of the HWS Board of Trustees by their senior year and represent student interests on issues relating to the Colleges’ policies, financial health and overall

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Bishop Michael B. Curry ’75, has turned to technology to connect with the Episcopal congregation, delivering sermons and a new video series remotely while the pandemic persists. “We will fight this particular contagion and all of our preexisting