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In celebration of the Hobart and William Smith community and another academic year, alums and families are set to return to campus in record numbers for Homecoming and Family Weekend,…

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Aboard the William Scandling, the Colleges’ 65-research vessel that gives students the opportunity to use Seneca Lake as their laboratory, students are studying the aquatic characteristics of the deepest of…

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Benjamin Brownell ’17 believes his four years of experience as an America Reads tutor and coordinator while a student at HWS helped him secure a position as an AmeriCorps education coordinator at…

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HWS Votes

As a pivotal midterm election season draws near, HWS Votes works to increase voter registration and turnout during the fall semester. On National Voter Registration Day, members of the club…

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At the 70th annual Emmy Awards, Brad Falchuk ’93, L.H.D.’14 took home the prize for Outstanding Limited Series for his show American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, marking the…

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Erica Trabold, winner of the inaugural Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize, delivered a reading from her new book, Five Plots, on Thursday, Sept. 20 in the Hirshson Ballroom. Five Plots will be published…

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Taylor Cate

Cate Taylor, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, delivered a lecture on campus highlighting issues that arise from gender segregation in the workplace. On…

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Former William Smith College Head Lacrosse Coach Pat Genovese P’01, P’03, P’05, P’08 is one of three coaches elected to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame Class…

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Ten members of the 2017-18 Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were recently named to end of the year all-academic teams. Nine sailors were named to the Middle Atlantic…

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Seth Langson ’73 has been an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse for more than 30 years, taking on both individual abusers and institutions, including the Catholic Church, to secure…

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Jim Spates

In a recent Finger Lakes Times column, Professor Emeritus of Sociology James Spates P’00, P’09 examines the legacy of Arthur Dove, a member of the Hobart Class of 1903 for two…

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout the 2018-19 academic year, the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice will host artists, scholars, authors and activists, including keynote speaker Angela…

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At the 70th annual Emmy Awards, The Handmaid’s Tale, American Horror Story: Cult and American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, each produced by HWS graduates, will compete for…

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For the second year in a row, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named the top liberal arts institution for service in Washington Monthly’s College Guide and Rankings. Since…

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The Hobart and William Smith Dance Department welcomed choreographer Cameron McKinney and his company, Kizuna Dance, for a residency beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 11. While in residence, the company offered…

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WS Soccer vs Gen

The William Smith College soccer team moved up five spots to No. 2 in the first United Soccer Coaches poll of the regular season. The Herons are 4-0-0 overall. William…

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Football

The Hobart College football team scored early and often on the way to a 62-24 victory over Morrisville State College on Sept. 8. First-year Head Coach Kevin DeWall’s first Hobart…

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A call to protect the Finger Lakes from harmful algal blooms was the message from Lisa Cleckner, director of HWS’ Finger Lakes Institute, on a recent edition of “The Capitol…

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To commemorate the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Hobart and William Smith honored the victims, as well as their families and loved ones. Tuesday’s observance marked the…

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Geneva 2020 Literacy

In partnership with Geneva 2020, the city’s school district and several regional charitable foundations, Hobart and William Smith hosted 17 local educators for an intensive professional development summit in July…

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Jacob Soll, professor of history and accounting at the University of Southern California, speaks about colbertism, commercial culture, and the origins of modern capitalism during a lecture in the Geneva Room.

Jacob Soll, professor of history and accounting at the University of Southern California, explored the historical thinkers, philosophies and practices that inform contemporary capitalism in a public talk on Thursday,…

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Since winning the 2017 Stu Lieblein Pitch Contest, Sam Solomon '17 has launched "Pizza Posto" a food truck delivering locally-sourced and wood-fired pizza to pop-up locations and special events throughout the Finger Lakes Region. "Pizza Posto" will be serving up pizza during the Friday night celebration at HWS Reunion.

Bringing his winning idea for the Stu Lieblein ’90 Pitch Contest to life, Sam Solomon ’17 is supporting local agriculture with his gourmet farm-to-table food truck, Pizza Posto. The sustainable…

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In her new book, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar offers new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism in Indonesia from the colonial era in the…

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Climate Change

The Hobart and William Smith Climate Change and Philosophy Colloquium continues with three days of public talks beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5. The series, which began last spring, brings international experts…

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In reimagining a classic piece of midcentury furniture, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Kirin Makker and project interns Abbey Frederick ’20 and E. Ainsley Rhodes ’19 are giving voice to…

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