Elizabeth Blackwell

200th Birthday Celebration


On Feb. 3, 2021, Hobart and William Smith Colleges celebrated the 200th birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell with three extraordinary opportunities to learn more about Dr. Blackwell and to honor one of our nation’s leading advocates for equity and public service – the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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200th Birthday T-Shirt

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Purchase a limited edition 200th Birthday T-shirt for $20! Contact The College Store to get yours at (315) 781-3449.

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Blackwell News

Carla Hayden Interviewed on MSNBC Podcast The Oath

Tue, 09 Feb 2021

Carla HaydenOn MSNBC’s popular podcast, The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, the 14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden discusses her career journey as a self-described “accidental librarian” and her mission to make…

A Life of Achievement and Service: Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Thu, 04 Feb 2021

RBG Award-CThe late Supreme Court Associate Justice is the 41st recipient of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award. During her confirmation hearings before the U.S. Senate in 1993, the late Supreme Court Associate…