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Exploring Denmark

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Madison Kaenzig de Denus ’22 explores the food scene in Denmark through a SIIF Grant and traveled to Greece with her “Cultural Diversity and Integration” class. Sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor Madison Kaenzig de Denus ’22 has been studying this Fall in Copenhagen, Denmark through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) program. As

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Austin Hassett ’69 establishes a planned gift to the Colleges


Thankful for his enlightening education, Austin Hassett ’69 gives back. Austin Hassett ’69 was a young man looking to expand both his education and his world when he transferred to HWS after earning an associate’s degree. His time at HWS was so consequential that he has decided to give back by making a planned gift

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education Features President Joyce P. Jacobsen


President Joyce P. Jacobsen was recently profiled in Diverse Issues in Higher Education in recognition of being named the 2021 recipient of the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, which pays tribute to her work as a leader in the field of the economics of gender. The article is shared here. Dr. Joyce Jacobsen: A Champion for

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Plant Evolution and Water Quality


Students present at the annual Rochester area science conference. At the Rochester Academy of Sciences’ annual fall conference, HWS students presented on topics ranging from water contamination to evolutionary relationships among plant species, describing not only their research but how it’s likely to impact the world outside the lab. Accompanied by Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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On the Frontline of PTSD Studies


Stephanie Wells ’10 is exploring new ways to treat PTSD, understand why patients drop out of treatment, and how to increase engagement in PTSD treatment. Stephanie Wells ’10 is on the cutting edge of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research, she says, thanks in no small measure to the HWS Department of Psychological Science that prepared

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Trustee Bill Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 is the recipient of the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism from the International Center for Journalists. Whitaker, an Emmy Award-winning correspondent on “60 Minutes,” received the ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism for a lifetime commitment to the highest professional standards. The award honors a journalist who

Award-winning CEO, communications expert and author Sabrina Horn ’83 on her career in public relations, success in Silicon Valley, and the importance of integrity and authenticity in leadership. On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen sits down with Sabrina Horn ’83 to discuss Horn’s career in public relations and strategic

In The Nation, Professor of Political Science David Ost describes the border tensions that have left migrants caught between the autocratic-leaning governments of Poland and Belarus. Professor of Political Science David Ost, an expert on Eastern European politics and society, writes in The Nation of how Poland’s ruling party turned a minor border crisis into

Excavation and construction began this summer at the site of the Miltenberger and Bennett-Hooper Rowing Center. The Statesmen and Herons crew teams are consistently among the best in the nation, and with a new facility on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Hobart and William Smith rowers will soon have a show-stopping boathouse and training center to match

More than 30 new black hole events are detailed in a new report from the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA international scientific collaboration, which includes Associate Professor of Physics Steve Penn. This month, the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration released the largest catalog ever of collisions involving black holes and neutron stars. Gravitational waves, or ripples in spacetime, from these collisions were

Travel writer Rick Steves will be a featured speaker during the annual ROC Your Global Future Conference hosted by Hobart and William Smith Colleges and other Rochester-area colleges. ROC Your Global Future conference is an annual event co-hosted by eight Rochester-area colleges each fall and is a networking and career development opportunity where college students from

Madison Kaenzig de Denus ’22 explores the food scene in Denmark through a SIIF Grant and traveled to Greece with her “Cultural Diversity and Integration” class. Sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor Madison Kaenzig de Denus ’22 has been studying this Fall in Copenhagen, Denmark through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) program. As

Thankful for his enlightening education, Austin Hassett ’69 gives back. Austin Hassett ’69 was a young man looking to expand both his education and his world when he transferred to HWS after earning an associate’s degree. His time at HWS was so consequential that he has decided to give back by making a planned gift

President Joyce P. Jacobsen was recently profiled in Diverse Issues in Higher Education in recognition of being named the 2021 recipient of the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, which pays tribute to her work as a leader in the field of the economics of gender. The article is shared here. Dr. Joyce Jacobsen: A Champion for

Students present at the annual Rochester area science conference. At the Rochester Academy of Sciences’ annual fall conference, HWS students presented on topics ranging from water contamination to evolutionary relationships among plant species, describing not only their research but how it’s likely to impact the world outside the lab. Accompanied by Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Stephanie Wells ’10 is exploring new ways to treat PTSD, understand why patients drop out of treatment, and how to increase engagement in PTSD treatment. Stephanie Wells ’10 is on the cutting edge of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research, she says, thanks in no small measure to the HWS Department of Psychological Science that prepared

Trustee Bill Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 is the recipient of the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism from the International Center for Journalists. Whitaker, an Emmy Award-winning correspondent on “60 Minutes,” received the ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism for a lifetime commitment to the highest professional standards. The award honors a journalist who

Award-winning CEO, communications expert and author Sabrina Horn ’83 on her career in public relations, success in Silicon Valley, and the importance of integrity and authenticity in leadership. On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen sits down with Sabrina Horn ’83 to discuss Horn’s career in public relations and strategic

In The Nation, Professor of Political Science David Ost describes the border tensions that have left migrants caught between the autocratic-leaning governments of Poland and Belarus. Professor of Political Science David Ost, an expert on Eastern European politics and society, writes in The Nation of how Poland’s ruling party turned a minor border crisis into

Excavation and construction began this summer at the site of the Miltenberger and Bennett-Hooper Rowing Center. The Statesmen and Herons crew teams are consistently among the best in the nation, and with a new facility on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Hobart and William Smith rowers will soon have a show-stopping boathouse and training center to match

More than 30 new black hole events are detailed in a new report from the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA international scientific collaboration, which includes Associate Professor of Physics Steve Penn. This month, the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration released the largest catalog ever of collisions involving black holes and neutron stars. Gravitational waves, or ripples in spacetime, from these collisions were

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