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The HWS Update

HWS Theatre presents a history-based theatrical walking tour based on the real lives of past Genevans. During Homecoming and Family Weekend, catch the world premiere of “From the Beyond: Geneva’s Unheard Voices,” a theatrical walking tour depicting the lives of un- and under-represented African American people who lived in Geneva, N.Y. The production will be

Lessons on guiding leaders through times of rapid and unpredictable change. Dr. Stephen Cohen ’67 will visit campus on Monday, Nov. 1 to speak to students interested in careers in psychology. His talk “Confessions of an Applied Psychologist: Surviving vs. Thriving” is drawn from his decades of experience in industrial-organizational psychology research and consulting. The

The Colleges have taken a significant step forward in the effort to become a carbon neutral campus, by acquiring carbon offsets for 10 percent of the institution’s natural gas emissions. Hobart and William Smith began a new chapter in the effort to reduce the institution’s carbon footprint. In addition to decreasing the Colleges’ carbon emissions

A three-year, $150,000 gift from former Genevan Dr. Philip Breitfeld will support Geneva 2030’s efforts to foster success for local students. Over the next three years, Dr. Philip Breitfeld’s gift will enable Geneva 2030 to expand and deepen its work to improve education opportunity for students in the Geneva City School District. The grant also

University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery features works by Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker and G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20. Opening this month at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in Rochester, N.Y., the 67th Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibit features work from Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker’s “Blueprint Series” as well as a

For the fifth year in a row, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are among the top five U.S. liberal arts institutions for service, according to Washington Monthly. Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings named HWS third in the nation among liberal arts colleges for service. The policy magazine’s annual rankings also cite HWS for student

The third season of Pulteney Street Podcast kicks off with Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham, whose new book explores the parallels between the internet and the human brain. On the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discuss how the brain

During her first-year at HWS, Mary Baillos ’24 declared a major in international relations, further pursued her love of music and joined the close-knit William Smith rowing team. Last year, we profiled Baillos before she arrived on campus. Read more about her here. What’s the biggest difference between being a high school student and a

Day of Service 2021 will bring students and HWS community members together for a day of civic engagement and volunteerism.  For more than 25 years, Day of Service has brought students together to engage in service projects throughout the greater Geneva community. This semester’s Day of Service will be held on April 17 from 1-4

With the Covid-19 pandemic creating unexpected hardships in the lives of students and families, like many colleges and universities around the country, Hobart and William Smith have opened its application deadline to March 1. “We are thrilled with our applicant pool and looking forward to welcoming a vibrant cohort of students to join the Classes