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Homecoming and Family Weekend

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Join students, classmates, faculty and staff on campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021. From athletics to art exhibits to admissions tours, HWS Homecoming and Family Weekend (Sept. 24-26) has a wide range of events on campus and around Geneva. “We have some great things planned — great opportunities to reconnect with friends, professors and

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McMillan ’21 Chases the Wind


Tracking tornados in the field as an HWS undergrad prepared Patrick McMillan ’21 for his graduate studies in meteorology at Ohio University. “I would be that kid watching the Weather Channel looking at hurricane tracks and blizzards,” says Patrick McMillan ’21. It was his coursework and research experience at Hobart and William Smith, however, that

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HWS Debate 8th in World in ESL


After qualifying for the quarterfinal round at the World Universities Debating Championships 2021, Sarim Karim ’22 and Sreyan Kanungo ’23 became the eighth place English as a Second Language team in the world. World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC) is considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world. The 2021 competition included the best debaters

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Remembering Veronica Ashby ’25


The Hobart and William Smith community will come together to remember the life of Veronica Ashby ’25 on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the Quad near St. John’s Chapel. Following, a slide show in honor of Veronica will be held inside the Chapel, with refreshments provided. Veronica died

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From the Beyond: Geneva’s Unheard Voices


HWS Theatre presents a history-based theatrical walking tour based on the real lives of past Genevans. During Homecoming and Family Weekend, catch the world premiere of “From the Beyond: Geneva’s Unheard Voices,” a theatrical walking tour depicting the lives of un- and under-represented African American people who lived in Geneva, N.Y. The production will be

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Lessons on guiding leaders through times of rapid and unpredictable change. Dr. Stephen Cohen ’67 will visit campus on Monday, Nov. 1 to speak to students interested in careers in psychology. His talk “Confessions of an Applied Psychologist: Surviving vs. Thriving” is drawn from his decades of experience in industrial-organizational psychology research and consulting. The

The Colleges have taken a significant step forward in the effort to become a carbon neutral campus, by acquiring carbon offsets for 10 percent of the institution’s natural gas emissions. Hobart and William Smith began a new chapter in the effort to reduce the institution’s carbon footprint. In addition to decreasing the Colleges’ carbon emissions

A three-year, $150,000 gift from former Genevan Dr. Philip Breitfeld will support Geneva 2030’s efforts to foster success for local students. Over the next three years, Dr. Philip Breitfeld’s gift will enable Geneva 2030 to expand and deepen its work to improve education opportunity for students in the Geneva City School District. The grant also

University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery features works by Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker and G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20. Opening this month at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in Rochester, N.Y., the 67th Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibit features work from Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker’s “Blueprint Series” as well as a

For the fifth year in a row, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are among the top five U.S. liberal arts institutions for service, according to Washington Monthly. Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings named HWS third in the nation among liberal arts colleges for service. The policy magazine’s annual rankings also cite HWS for student

The third season of Pulteney Street Podcast kicks off with Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham, whose new book explores the parallels between the internet and the human brain. On the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discuss how the brain

Join students, classmates, faculty and staff on campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021. From athletics to art exhibits to admissions tours, HWS Homecoming and Family Weekend (Sept. 24-26) has a wide range of events on campus and around Geneva. “We have some great things planned — great opportunities to reconnect with friends, professors and

Tracking tornados in the field as an HWS undergrad prepared Patrick McMillan ’21 for his graduate studies in meteorology at Ohio University. “I would be that kid watching the Weather Channel looking at hurricane tracks and blizzards,” says Patrick McMillan ’21. It was his coursework and research experience at Hobart and William Smith, however, that

After qualifying for the quarterfinal round at the World Universities Debating Championships 2021, Sarim Karim ’22 and Sreyan Kanungo ’23 became the eighth place English as a Second Language team in the world. World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC) is considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world. The 2021 competition included the best debaters

The Hobart and William Smith community will come together to remember the life of Veronica Ashby ’25 on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the Quad near St. John’s Chapel. Following, a slide show in honor of Veronica will be held inside the Chapel, with refreshments provided. Veronica died

HWS Theatre presents a history-based theatrical walking tour based on the real lives of past Genevans. During Homecoming and Family Weekend, catch the world premiere of “From the Beyond: Geneva’s Unheard Voices,” a theatrical walking tour depicting the lives of un- and under-represented African American people who lived in Geneva, N.Y. The production will be

Lessons on guiding leaders through times of rapid and unpredictable change. Dr. Stephen Cohen ’67 will visit campus on Monday, Nov. 1 to speak to students interested in careers in psychology. His talk “Confessions of an Applied Psychologist: Surviving vs. Thriving” is drawn from his decades of experience in industrial-organizational psychology research and consulting. The

The Colleges have taken a significant step forward in the effort to become a carbon neutral campus, by acquiring carbon offsets for 10 percent of the institution’s natural gas emissions. Hobart and William Smith began a new chapter in the effort to reduce the institution’s carbon footprint. In addition to decreasing the Colleges’ carbon emissions

A three-year, $150,000 gift from former Genevan Dr. Philip Breitfeld will support Geneva 2030’s efforts to foster success for local students. Over the next three years, Dr. Philip Breitfeld’s gift will enable Geneva 2030 to expand and deepen its work to improve education opportunity for students in the Geneva City School District. The grant also

University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery features works by Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker and G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20. Opening this month at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in Rochester, N.Y., the 67th Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibit features work from Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker’s “Blueprint Series” as well as a

For the fifth year in a row, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are among the top five U.S. liberal arts institutions for service, according to Washington Monthly. Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings named HWS third in the nation among liberal arts colleges for service. The policy magazine’s annual rankings also cite HWS for student

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