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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

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Khuram Hussain will participate in a retrospective panel discussion about the PBS documentary Lessons of September: One School Remembers 9/11 (2002). On Sept. 11, 2001, Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y. experienced enormous loss. Ten alums and one parent died in the terrorist attacks on the

Tracking tornados in the field as an HWS undergrad prepared Patrick McMillan ’21 for his graduate studies in meteorology at Ohio University. “I would be that kid watching the Weather Channel looking at hurricane tracks and blizzards,” says Patrick McMillan ’21. It was his coursework and research experience at Hobart and William Smith, however, that

The Hobart and William Smith community will come together to remember the life of Veronica Ashby ’25 on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the Quad near St. John’s Chapel. Following, a slide show in honor of Veronica will be held inside the Chapel, with refreshments provided. Veronica died

After qualifying for the quarterfinal round at the World Universities Debating Championships 2021, Sarim Karim ’22 and Sreyan Kanungo ’23 became the eighth place English as a Second Language team in the world. World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC) is considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world. The 2021 competition included the best debaters

Join students, classmates, faculty and staff on campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021. From athletics to art exhibits to admissions tours, HWS Homecoming and Family Weekend (Sept. 24-26) has a wide range of events on campus and around Geneva. “We have some great things planned — great opportunities to reconnect with friends, professors and