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Mellon grant will support a three-year leadership program for faculty members in the humanities. The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, of which Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a member, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Mellon Foundation to create the NY6 Mellon Academic Leadership Fellows Program, a three-year program to

Biology major Erika Sipos ’23 is one of only six students nationwide to earn a 2022 Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Botanical Society of America. Erika Sipos ’23 is a recipient of an Undergraduate Student Research Award from Botanical Society of America, a century-old organization that promotes the study of plants and their interactions

Along with colleges and universities across the country, Hobart and William Smith will recognize the 50th anniversary of the National Pell Grant on Thursday, June 23. For five decades, Pell Grants have provided financial aid to students from low-income families. As the largest program operated by the U.S. Department of Education, these grants have assisted

Andrea “Andie” Huskie, director of secondary education, will be a contestant on Jeopardy beginning Monday, July 4. Last summer, Director of Secondary Education Andrea “Andie” Huskie successfully completed a three-round audition process with producers and casting personnel from the iconic television game show Jeopardy. In May, she flew to Los Angeles and competed in her

Emma Falkenstein ’21 calls on HWS research experience at the London School of Economics. A year ago, Emma Falkenstein ’21 capped off her undergraduate career at HWS with an Honors thesis exploring community development. Today, she is immersed in research once again, this time for her master’s thesis at the prestigious London School of Economics

In her first year at the Colleges, Sophia Mughal ’25 emerged as a promising writer. As she discovered her academic interests in political science and religious studies, and involved herself with clubs, she also won the First Year Writing Prize and joined the Writing Colleague Program. What is the biggest difference between being a high

To coincide with the release of the audio version of his latest book, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discusses the findings and implications of his research, which argues for thinking about the human brain as a communication system, like the internet. Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham appeared recently on two podcasts

The Finger Lakes Toy Library, founded by Debra Lewis ’00, celebrates is fifth anniversary this month. Like toys, “joy is meant to be shared,” says Debra Eileen Lewis ’00, Founding Board President of the Finger Lakes Toy Library (FLTL). On Saturday, June 25, the FLTL will celebrate five years of sharing joy with children and families

A recent conference showcased the unsung expressions of Guyanese feminism that Kaitlyn Brathwaite ’22 studied as part of her Honors project. At the Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies undergraduate conference at Binghamton University, Kaitlyn Brathwaite ’22 delivered a presentation based on her Honors thesis, “A Gold Earring-ed Ear to Guyana: The Unheard Voices of

Nicholas Kriak ’22 will put the skills he learned in and out of the classroom to work in his new role at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom LLP and Affiliates. Graduating summa cum laude in economics and educational studies, Nicholas Kriak ’22 has landed a position at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP