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The HWS Update

After a highly competitive application process, Stephanie Wells ’10 has received the honorable Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholar award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. One of the most prestigious awards of its kind in the field, the award was established in honor of Dr. Frank W. Putnam in recognition of his

Through an internship with the educational-tech leader Chegg, aspiring entrepreneur Sam Solomon ’17 has bolstered his business savvy with newfound confidence and honed his marketing skills. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, specializes in online textbook rentals, homework help, online tutoring, and scholarship and internship matching. At the company’s

Ret. Col.  Katherine T. Platoni ’74 will receive the 2016 IVAT Returning Veterans Resiliency in Response to Trauma Award at the 21st International Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma in San Diego, Calif. A national expert in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and a Colonel who has served for more than 35 years in

Sam Solomon ’17, a sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor, will join Chegg as a marketing generalist intern this summer. The position will allow Solomon to gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing through a variety of platforms and strategies. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, specializes in online textbook

Brad Falchuk ’93, L.H.D.’14, the Emmy Award-winning co-creator, executive producer and director of “American Horror Story,” “Scream Queens” and “Glee” will be recognized by Sigma Chi fraternity, whose executive committee voted on Jan. 22 to honor him with a 2016 Significant Sig Award. With past recipients including actors John Wayne and Tom Selleck, football coaches Urban

Over three days this January, a group of Hobart and William Smith students traveled to the Los Angeles area to network with more than 20 members of the Colleges’ Career Network who work in the entertainment and media industries. One of eight “career treks” organized by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education

Between cast parties, film premieres, and meetings with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, Michael DeRosa ’16 is enjoying the perks that come with interning for Paramount Pictures, one of the biggest film studios in Hollywood, Calif. Whether he’s meeting the cast of “American Horror Story” or exploring Nickelodeon Studios, DeRosa is taking full

Eager to break into the music business, media and society major Nate Robinson ’17 is working behind the scenes this summer as a production and operations intern for Live Nation Entertainment, an American entertainment company based in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fortunate for Robinson, Live Nation operates through performance venues across the country to produce rock

As a management intern for Roc Nation this summer, Christopher Walker-Jacks ’16 worked directly with some of the biggest names in the music industry and their managers over the course of the two-month internship. From writing press releases to touring with the band Haim, the opening act on Taylor Swift’s “1989 Tour,” Walker-Jacks’ was given

Getting students to open their email is not any easy feat. Just ask Emily Saeli ’16, who is responsible for seizing the attention of college students in just a few words as an Email Marketing intern for Chegg®. The California-based company, overseen by President and CEO Dan Rosensweig ’83, specializes in online textbook rentals, homework