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Frank B. Wilderson III, professor of Drama and African American Studies at University of California at Irvine, joined the 2016-17 Fisher Center lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 26, bringing his experience as an award-winning writer, activist and critical theorist to bear on the series theme of “home.” Wilderson spent five and a half years in South

In recognition of influential singer-songwriter Bob Dylan receiving The Nobel Prize in Literature, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies James McCorkle ’76 joined WXXI’s Connections with Evan Dawson as a guest panelist to discuss Dylan and the impact of his win. The hour long segment, which originally aired on Oct. 18, is available online. The co-director

 The Hobart and William Smith community welcomed multidisciplinary artist Laura Nova for a guest lecture, “Eat and Run,” designed to introduce students to the ways they can apply multidisciplinary art to real-world problems, particularly through the lenses of consumption, cardio and comedy. An associate professor of expanded media in the creative art and technology program

Recognized as a leader in higher education for exceptional commitments to sustainability, Hobart and William Smith have been named to the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review‘s “Guide to 361 Green Colleges.” The newly released “green” guidebook features schools dedicated to sustainability efforts through academics, career preparation, campus initiatives, activities and policies. Institutions that made the

Hobart College Hockey Head Coach Mark Taylor recently announced that seniors Bo Webster, Jon Neal and Nick Bingaman will serve as captains for the 2016-17 season. Webster served as a captain last season, but an injury kept him off the ice. In 2014-15, he led the Statesmen with 25 points and 17 assists. Webster finished that year tied for third in the

Monika von Brauchitsch ’18 recently worked as an editorial intern for the corporate office of Spoon University, a media company that gives college students the opportunity to write about various food trends happening in their communities. During her summer internship, von Brauchitsch was responsible for producing two to five articles per week for Spoon University’s

Director of Residential Education B Barile has won the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Knowledge Community award for his doctoral research. Earning their Ed.D. from Northeastern University, Barile’s thesis “LGBTQ Chief Student Affairs Officers: How Lived Experiences Affect Professional Identity and Progression in Higher Education” investigates the experiences

The 41st Annual Meeting of the New York State Foundations of Education Associations recently convened at the Colleges. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Access for Whom, to What? Changing Contexts and Purposes of Education.” The conference provided a wide variety of presentations and roundtable discussions, including by HWS faculty, staff and students as

The sanctuary of Trinity Church was filled with the words, reflections and joyful notes of HWS students, faculty, staff and Geneva community members Saturday afternoon as the traditional Baccalaureate ceremony offered the Classes of 2012 and their families solace amidst the excitement of graduation. “Over the past 24 hours, I have heard over and over

More than 180 ninth-graders from Geneva High School visited campus to take part in mini-classes led by Hobart and William Smith faculty, learned about admissions and financial aid, and saw college through the eyes of Hobart and William Smith students. This is the second group of students from the Geneva City School District to participate