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In 1942, German government officials and SS leaders gathered in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee and formalized implementation of and support for the Final Solution, the plan to commit genocide against…

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For the sixth consecutive year, Hobart and William Smith students, faculty and staff will participate in the launch of a NASA sounding (research) rocket at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.…

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Representing delegations from Botswana and Mozambique, 12 students from the HWS chapter of the Model African Union participated in simulated proceedings during the 2019 Model African Union Conference at Howard…

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Womens Agenda 2

On Wednesday, March 27, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome panelists from the Office of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss with the campus and community the…

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OC's

When the Classes of 2023 arrive on campus this fall, Steven D’Alterio ’21 and Sophie Ritter ’20, MAT ’21 will guide the incoming first-year students through Orientation Weekend 2019. As…

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This week, Hobart and William Smith welcomed two speakers from Witness to Innocence, a national organization that empowers exonerated death row survivors to advocate for the end of the death…

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Ballo (DU)

International relations major Djeneba Ballo ’20 is studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal and chronicling her experiences on her blog “Impact Up Close.” As an American with West African heritage, Ballo…

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Hackathon 3

Since winning the fourth annual HWS Hackathon, the victorious team, “The Innovators” have started to realize their successful idea of partnering with North Street Elementary School to create a mural…

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Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has named Hamdan Ahmed ’20 as one of only 262 students who make up the…

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The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees elected two new members during its most recent meeting in February. Michael E. Rawlins ’80, P’16, principal user experience design architect…

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WS Swim and Dive

Eighteen student-athletes from five different Hobart and William Smith teams were recognized with a spot on the 2018-19 Liberty League All-Academic Teams. William Smith swimming and diving (featured above) took the…

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In a recent feature on The M Dash, the digital magazine of fashion startup MM.LaFleur, Mehrnaz “Naz” Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17 discusses her career path, the obstacles along the way and…

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Jonah Salita ‘19 walks along a dividing wall in downtown Hong Kong where he is studying abroad.

With support from a Student International Initiative Fund (SIIF) grant awarded by the Center for Global Education (CGE), Jonah Salita ’19 channeled his passion for photography and visual storytelling into…

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Walzer Michael

This spring, one of America’s foremost political thinkers will address one of the hottest issues debated in the United States during a talk at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Michael…

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Art Exhibit Prep-00113

On display at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 12, Now What?! is an exhibition that examines the little-known history of architects and designers who worked to further…

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ProfEtinAnwar

Engaged in a semester of research and discourse on conceptions of Muslims in the Western imagination, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar has joined a residency at the Center…

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Hobart Hockey

Hobart College sophomore Alec Robitaille scored what proved to be the game-winning goal midway through the third period as the No. 7/8 Statesmen hockey team defeated Plymouth State 2-1 in an NCAA…

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Holmes Kimberly

As Business Wire reported in February, Kimberly Oaks Holmes ’85 is now heading the actuarial and analytics teams at the insurance conglomerate Kemper as Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and…

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In a display of entrepreneurial thinking, intense preparation and persistence, Maxim Zibitsker ‘19 won $10,000 in the final round of the 2019 The Pitch Contest on Thursday night. Zibitsker pitched…

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Lacrosse Combo

The Hobart and William Smith lacrosse teams pulled off big wins last weekend. The Herons defeated Rochester Institute of Technology 14-11 on RIT’s Turf Field on March 1 in its…

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Kathy Killius Regan ’82, P’13, who has served the Colleges for nearly 35 years, first in the office of admissions and for more than two decades in alumnae relations, will…

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This winter, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ 24-hour athletics fundraising challenge set new records for most donors and most dollars raised in a single day. Between 8 a.m. EST Wednesday,…

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The Pitch-mentor

Since 2012, the annual Pitch contest has paired student entrepreneurs with members of the Colleges’ network of alums, families and friends, resulting in mentorships that push ideas to their fullest…

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Jackson-Gibson Zoe 2

Since graduating, Zoe Jackson-Gibson ’16 has combined her two loves: soccer and serving those in need, through her work with aid organizations in Central America and the Caribbean. Most recently,…

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On Friday, March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day, the National Women’s Hall of Fame will present its Keeper of the Flame award to Executive Editor of The New Yorker and…

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