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Tony Shelton, professor of entomology at Cornell University, and Neil Morrison, scientist at Oxitec Ltd, will share the results of their groundbreaking Diamondback Moth (DBM) Project research in a talk titled, “Safe Sex for Insects: New Technologies for Pest Control,” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium. The DBM project is a

This summer, Kayla Jones ’17 has been working as a research, history and education intern at the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, N.Y., the birthplace of the Women’s Rights Movement in the United States. “I’m excited to blend my passion for communications and civic engagement through this internship,” Jones says. “In one

Inspired by her experiences as an HWS student, Liz Witbeck ’10 recently launched Sealed With a Kiss (SWAK), a care-package delivery service for college students from low-income families. The first and only care package delivery service of its kind, Witbeck sent nearly 100 care packages to HWS students who come from low-income backgrounds during the

Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri awaits the premiere of his recently completed commissioned score for the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks silent film, “The Mark of Zorro.” Olivieri received the commission from LeMoyne College for the occasion of the Syracuse International Film Festival in collaboration with the Society for New Music. The hour and a half

United by their association to the HWS Dance Department, William Smith alumnae Jeanne Schickler Compisi ’96 and Kaitley Wozer ’15 recently shared the stage at the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival alongside professional dance colleagues in pieces choreographed by Professor of Dance and Coordinator of the Social Justice Studies Program Donna Davenport and Assistant

As part of the Spring Street Archeology Project, Meredith Berman Ellis ’04 has worked with a team of anthropologists and archaeologists to analyze the skeletal remains of nearly 193 bodies that were buried in vaults at the Spring Street Presbyterian Church in New York City between 1820 and 1843. Ellis, who began working on the

This semester, Teaganne Finn ’16 launched the HWS chapter of a national media network called The Odyssey, giving Hobart and William Smith students a new opportunity to report on and share their opinions about a wide range of current topics and issues. Geared toward college students, The Odyssey is a social content platform that’s focused

In 1964, the year before Kathleen Swart Cadle ’65 traveled to Recife, Brazil, to help build schools and engage with the local community, the military overthrew the government with promises of restoring the country from a perceived drift toward communism. However, the new regime became repressive and implemented severe institutional acts that compromised the civil

Highlighting the Colleges’ nationally recognized sustainability initiatives, WROC-TV 8 Rochester aired a third “Go Green” segment on Friday, Jan. 1. Hobart and William Smith have consistently been lauded for their sustainability programming, receiving a No. 53 ranking on Sierra’s “Cool Schools” list and also being named a finalist in the Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus

With ambitions of someday running for office at the state or national level, Elizabeth Chirco ’17 has already been able to experience the rewards of the political arena through an internship with Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) in his Geneva office. “After seeing the effect Congressman Reed and his staff have on the people of his