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President Jacobsen Receives 2021 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award

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Joyce P. Jacobsen, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, is the recipient of the 2021 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award.  Jacobsen is the first woman to serve as the president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Named after the first chair of Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP is the

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Medical Careers Start Here


Why HWS is an ideal place to prepare for a career in the health professions. At HWS, students and alums have the support of individualized advising throughout the admission process to professional schools in health services. Whether students are interested in pursuing an M.D./Ph.D., joining Doctors Without Borders or serving local communities as a physician

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Another HWS Debate Team Victory


HWS Debaters win Pre United Asian Debating Championship. Sreyan Kanungo ’23 and Sarim Karim’ 22 teamed up with Josh Kemp, a graduate from London School of Economics, and recently won The Cross Debsoc Pre United Asian Debating Championship tournament on Sept. 26. This was the first time the trio debated together. The international Asian Parliamentary

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Nature’s Remedy


A labyrinth will offer the HWS community a new site for spiritual restoration. As envisioned by the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Office of Spiritual Engagement, a labyrinth on campus will bring visitors into closer contact with nature and with their own spirituality, whatever form it takes. Professor of Geoscience Nan Crystal Arens, who is

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When the Art Galleries of NYC Become the Classroom


Ten students in the Art and Architecture Department traveled to NYC to see art and meet alums working in the fine arts industry. Over the course of three days, students in the Art and Architecture Department visited five acclaimed art institutions in New York City and connected with alums in fine art, gallery management, gallery

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The newest inductees to Hobart College’s Druid Society, the highest honor society for Hobart students, were announced at the Homecoming and Family Weekend football game on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Druid Society was founded in 1903 to honor students that further the ideals of Hobart by advocating for the values of character, loyalty and leadership.

A $150,000 grant from StriveTogether will support programs to improve racial equity in the Geneva community as well as the appointment of a fulltime Geneva 2030 director. Geneva 2030 recently received a $150,000 grant that will fund work around racial equity in the Geneva City School District and the efforts of Geneva 2030’s six Action

Correctional Officer William “Billy” Quinn was the first casualty of the Attica Prison Riot; his daughter visits HWS to discuss justice for Attica’s victims and their survivors. As part of an ongoing series of discussions that examine crime, victimization, and justice, Associate Professor of Sociology James Sutton invites author Deanne Quinn Miller and investigative reporter

Former eBay executive Harry Temkin ’89 joins DriveWealth, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, as Chief Information Officer. DriveWealth recently announced the hire of Harry Temkin ’89, who brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services and e-commerce. Temkin last served as Vice President of Seller Experience at eBay, managing an

HWS Deans share how the first-year curriculum is tailored to show new students what interdisciplinary education means at the Colleges. For each first-year student, the HWS Deans customize an academic schedule to fit their interests, challenge their perspectives and prepare them for success on campus and beyond. Here, William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig P’22 and

Stripped, written by Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Maggie Werner and published by Penn State University Press, has been named to Book Authority’s list of 20 best new rhetoric books for 2021. Join the HWS community on October 28 to hear Werner give a reading of her work.  A new book by Associate Professor

Joyce P. Jacobsen, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, is the recipient of the 2021 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award.  Jacobsen is the first woman to serve as the president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Named after the first chair of Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP is the

Why HWS is an ideal place to prepare for a career in the health professions. At HWS, students and alums have the support of individualized advising throughout the admission process to professional schools in health services. Whether students are interested in pursuing an M.D./Ph.D., joining Doctors Without Borders or serving local communities as a physician

HWS Debaters win Pre United Asian Debating Championship. Sreyan Kanungo ’23 and Sarim Karim’ 22 teamed up with Josh Kemp, a graduate from London School of Economics, and recently won The Cross Debsoc Pre United Asian Debating Championship tournament on Sept. 26. This was the first time the trio debated together. The international Asian Parliamentary

A labyrinth will offer the HWS community a new site for spiritual restoration. As envisioned by the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Office of Spiritual Engagement, a labyrinth on campus will bring visitors into closer contact with nature and with their own spirituality, whatever form it takes. Professor of Geoscience Nan Crystal Arens, who is

Ten students in the Art and Architecture Department traveled to NYC to see art and meet alums working in the fine arts industry. Over the course of three days, students in the Art and Architecture Department visited five acclaimed art institutions in New York City and connected with alums in fine art, gallery management, gallery

The newest inductees to Hobart College’s Druid Society, the highest honor society for Hobart students, were announced at the Homecoming and Family Weekend football game on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Druid Society was founded in 1903 to honor students that further the ideals of Hobart by advocating for the values of character, loyalty and leadership.

A $150,000 grant from StriveTogether will support programs to improve racial equity in the Geneva community as well as the appointment of a fulltime Geneva 2030 director. Geneva 2030 recently received a $150,000 grant that will fund work around racial equity in the Geneva City School District and the efforts of Geneva 2030’s six Action

Correctional Officer William “Billy” Quinn was the first casualty of the Attica Prison Riot; his daughter visits HWS to discuss justice for Attica’s victims and their survivors. As part of an ongoing series of discussions that examine crime, victimization, and justice, Associate Professor of Sociology James Sutton invites author Deanne Quinn Miller and investigative reporter

Former eBay executive Harry Temkin ’89 joins DriveWealth, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, as Chief Information Officer. DriveWealth recently announced the hire of Harry Temkin ’89, who brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services and e-commerce. Temkin last served as Vice President of Seller Experience at eBay, managing an

HWS Deans share how the first-year curriculum is tailored to show new students what interdisciplinary education means at the Colleges. For each first-year student, the HWS Deans customize an academic schedule to fit their interests, challenge their perspectives and prepare them for success on campus and beyond. Here, William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig P’22 and

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