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The Ghanaian television network TV3 news recently featured HWS entrepreneur Ato Bentsi-Enchill ’17 in the segment “Business Movers and Shakers.” Hailing from Accra, Bentsi-Enchill received a $10,000 award in start-up funding when he won the 2014 The Stu Lieblein ’90 Pitch Contest, the Colleges’ annual entrepreneurship competition facilitated by the Centennial Center for Leadership. The funds

Sydney Gomez ’17, Audrey Haener ’17 and Joseph Vertoske ’17, the chairs of the Stewardson Society, are gearing up to break the record of senior giving. Named for Reverend Langdon Stewardson, the first president of the combined Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the Stewardson Society organizes members of the senior classes to present the Colleges

Thanks to a recent grant from the Booth Ferris Foundation, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are proud to offer support and programming to roughly 15 percent of HWS undergraduates who are the first in their families to attend a four-year college or university.  Directed by Associate Professor Christine de Denus, the First Generation Initiative (FGI)

In his talk at the Brazilian Senate Committee on Economic Affairs in August, Associate Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende discussed the proposed constitutional amendment that would limit public spending growth for up to 20 years. If approved, the amendment — designed to limit public debt — would obligate the Brazilian government “to limit annual spending

Andrea Donofrio ’18, Julia Raleigh ’18 and Shivam Tewari ’18 have all earned spots in SUNY Upstate Medical School’s highly selective Early Assurance Program for college juniors. The competitive opportunity guarantees that students can enroll in the school’s medical program after they graduate, given they complete all necessary undergraduate courses and the MCAT. The pre-health curriculum at

“Galàpagos,” an exhibit of vibrant colors and tropical memories by Professor of Art and Architecture Michael Bogin, will be on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House until Friday, Dec. 2. Bogin’s work is created in the tradition of abstract expressionism and is inspired by tangible memories of  his childhood growing up on a

With his plans for the Fun Palace, architect Cedric Price reimagined recreation for 1960s Londoners, merging state-of-the-art technology and a desire for rapid architectural adaptability to accommodate and even anticipate visitors’ interests. In the October issue of Art in America, one of the nation’s premier art and architecture magazines, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture

 With extensive knowledge of entrepreneurship and digital communications, Sabrina Horn ’83 returned to Hobart and William Smith as this year’s Centennial Center for Leadership’s (CCL) Leader in Residence. Horn, who is an expert in technology consulting with more than 25 years of management experience as a president and CEO, provided leadership and entrepreneurial guidance to

The top-seeded William Smith College soccer team will face No. 3 seed Rensselaer in the Liberty League tournament championship game on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. on Cozzens Field. The Herons are undefeated this season, and are seeking their 10th straight Liberty League tournament title. William Smith is making its 15th consecutive appearance in

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