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The HWS Update

HWS Deans share how the first-year curriculum is tailored to show new students what interdisciplinary education means at the Colleges. For each first-year student, the HWS Deans customize an academic schedule to fit their interests, challenge their perspectives and prepare them for success on campus and beyond. Here, William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig P’22 and

Tess Weber ’23 colorfully describes her encounters in a travel blog.  While studying abroad in Denmark, Tess Weber ’23 is documenting new experiences in her blog Travels With Tess: Spending the Fall 2021 Semester in Europe. As a student blogger, Weber is one of 15 American students who are capturing their day-to-day in the Danish

Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas on what’s at stake in negotiations among Democratic lawmakers. In the Christian Science Monitor this week, Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas outlines the sticking points between moderate and progressive members of the Congressional Democratic caucus. The article, “Are progressives the bloc of ‘no’? They say no,”

This fall, The Baltimore Sun inducted former HWS Board Chair and Honorary Trustee Thomas S. Bozzuto ’68, L.H.D.’18 and Barbara Bozzuto into the Business and Civic Hall of Fame. Honorary Trustee Thomas S. Bozzuto ’68, L.H.D.’18 and Barbara Bozzuto joined 11 other notable leaders honored this year by The Baltimore Sun. Named to the Sun’s

Ben Ahearn ’11 reminisces on his time at the Colleges and how the Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend influenced his life and career journey. “In the past few months, I have reconnected with several old Hobart friends, some of whom I have not spoken with since we graduated 10 years ago. It feels

David Lehner ’80’s fourth novel, The Far and the Near, explores the ramifications of cancel culture and the suppression of ideas. “The theme (of The Far and the Near) is persecution and the suppression of ideas: Why do we do it? Why do we stand by and allow it to happen? How do we prevent

Allison Jordan ’21 graduated magna cum laude in anthropology and sociology and joined Steps to Success at Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, an AmeriCorps program. She’s also using her post-graduate year to apply to law school. In this Q&A, Jordan shares what motivates her to serve the Boston, Mass. community, and her vision for a better

After building it entirely from scratch, Matthew Nusom ’23 launches his fishing boat on Seneca Lake and reflects on the two-year project. “I spent my whole life out on Block Island. My parents would never buy me a boat, so I knew the only way to get out there off-shore would be to build one

HWS alums share a fresh, front-line perspective on launching business ventures in the new student-led podcast Entrepreneurial Endeavors. Matt Nusom ’23 is the host of “Entrepreneurial Endeavors,” a new podcast following the stories of HWS alums who have launched companies. The podcast is produced and edited by Seamus Galvin ’23 and supported by the Entrepreneurial

Professor Crow shares his research on Thomas Jefferson, Herman Melville and U.S. legal history at the University of Missouri’s Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy. Associate Professor of History Matthew Crow is the featured guest at the Oct. 1 meeting of the Missouri Regional Seminar on Early American History, hosted by the University of Missouri’s Kinder