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Radicalization, terrorism, refugee resettlement. This semester in Belgium, Emily Lorimer ’20 is studying some of the most challenging crises facing Europe today and working with her peers and international experts…

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The opportunities for learning that Zachary Bannon ’19 found in his “Children With Disabilities” course have extended far beyond the classroom. As part of the class, the architecture major/studio arts…

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During a weekend excursion while studying abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland, John Schenk '20 poses in front of Loch Ness in Inverness, Scotland.

Following internships with the world’s largest commercial real estate and investment firms CBRE and Colliers International, John Schenk ’20 sought an abroad program that would continue to expand his knowledge…

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William Smith Congress and Hobart Student Government hosted the first forum in a community dialogue series addressing the Colleges’ coordinate heritage, the ways it informs campus culture today, and what…

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In advance of Election Day 2018, the Rochester-based Artists Coalition for Change Together, co-founded by HWS Professor of Dance and Department Chair Donna Davenport, teamed up with the University of…

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NY6 Summit

Hobart and William Smith Colleges hosted this year’s International Student Summit, sponsored by the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium. The Summit brought nearly 50 international students, representing 24 countries,…

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Among the western plains of Siberia is the thriving city of Barnaul, Russia. Situated close to the border of Kazakhstan, the city is an industrial, cultural and educational center home…

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While the Most Rev. Michael B. ​Curry ’75, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, officiated the funeral services of President George H.W. Bush, the Colleges’ community commemorated…

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In the face of climate change, aging infrastructure and growing social inequities, graduates of Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Sustainable Community Development (SCD) program are busy tackling the myriad challenges…

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Austin Jennings ’19 concludes a component of his Honors project with a performance of No Exit in collaboration with the student-led theater group, the Phoenix Players at 2 p.m. on Sunday,…

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The William Smith College ice hockey team scored six unanswered goals as it defeated Neumann 6-1 in a United Collegiate Hockey Conference contest at The Cooler this afternoon. With the…

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In a November story on NPR.org, Professor of Sociology Wes Perkins discussed how his research into perceptions and behaviors around alcohol among college students intersects with successful approaches to preventing…

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Leadership Institute

Designed for students with leadership experience in all levels, the Leadership Institute is inviting students from HWS and neighboring institutions to a three-day professional conference committed to enriching and enhancing…

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For her outstanding scholarship and public engagement on the complex politics of the Middle East, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was named this year’s…

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Hobart College first-year Mohamed Abdelhafez was named the Liberty League Men’s Squash Rookie of the Week by the conference office today. This is the third time this season that he has been…

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With his most recent book, Mammalogy Techniques Lab Manual, published this fall by Johns Hopkins University Press, Professor of Biology James Ryan offers student-scientists a guide to practical techniques used…

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Mindfulness Cohort

A new interdisciplinary faculty group hopes to employ the practice of mindfulness ​to help students, staff and faculty stay grounded and lessen anxiety and stress. “Management of stress is especially critical for college students,” writes Associate…

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Since its development in the 19th century, photography has navigated the tensions between science and art, says Anna Wager, Clarence A. Davis ’48 Visual Arts Curator. Photographic works by artist…

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Sea Education Association

This semester, Mariah Reinke ’21, an environmental studies and cultural anthropology double major, is studying off campus on board a 134-foot tall ocean research vessel stationed in the Pacific Ocean.…

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The winner of the Physics Department’s 2017 Albert Holland Physics Lecture Competition, Christopher Demas ’17, who presented on the physics behind rainbows on Monday in Eaton Hall. --- students competed for a prize of $750 dollars.

Histology, the study of the microscopic organization of tissues, is a foundational science for medical and pre-medical students. Christopher Demas ’17, a student at Alpert Medical School of Brown University,…

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Oil Gas 40 Under 40

Evan Turner ’11, founder and managing partner of the New York City-based, energy-focused private equity firm, Drillcore Energy Partners, LLC, was recently named to Oil & Gas Investor’s “Forty Under…

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GSA

Geneva Scholarship Associates, a civic organization that has provided scholarship assistance helping Geneva students to attend Hobart and William Smith Colleges since 1968, has announced the appointment of five new members.…

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The annual Koshare dance performance will light up the stage this weekend at the Smith Opera House. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and will showcase…

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Ridgway White

Ridgway H. White ’02 has been named CEO of one of the nation’s leading philanthropic foundations, the Flint, Mich.-based Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Founded in 1926, the Mott Foundation leverages…

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With the last week of classes fast approaching, students are excited to take part in the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Writers’ Block Party on Sunday, Dec. 9 from noon…

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