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French Professor Kanaté Dahouda examines how the politics of ethnic identities led to a Civil War in the Ivory Coast in 2010. Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kanaté Dahouda has published a political essay on the Ivory Coast in “Le Patriote” and “Lebanco.net,” daily newspapers covering news and analysis on politics, business, culture and

Gillian Parrett ’23 has accepted a summer internship at Citigroup. Economics major and Heron cross country team member Gillian Parrett ’23 has secured a 10-week internship at Citigroup, a multinational investment bank and financial services company based in New York City. During her Citigroup internship, she will assist in offering customized private banking to clients

Blocker Fellow David Pessin ’23 examines sustainability practices in Freiburg, Germany. David Pessin ’23 is a 2021 recipient of the Julius G. Blocker ’53 Fellowship, which enables students to study abroad in Germany while researching a cultural studies project of their interest. A geoscience major with a concentration in atmospheric sciences, Pessin says sustainability offered

Eight birdhouses have been built on campus to attract the Eastern Bluebird, the official bird of New York State. Departments across campus have collaborated to establish birdhouses suitable for the Eastern Bluebird. Students in “3D Design” with Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Jeffrey Blankenship constructed the birdhouses, alongside shop technician Steven Blanchard. Then, Professor

English Professor Alla Ivanchikova on the ways fiction and film “imagine” Afghanistan in the post-9/11 world. On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen asks Associate Professor of English Alla Ivanchikova about her scholarship, which ranges from post-9/11 literature to the concept of “technoimmortality.” They also discuss global literary trends,

Jamey Mulligan ’07 has been selected as a judge for the $100 million XPRIZE for carbon removal, a global competition designed to fight climate change by rebalancing the Earth’s carbon cycle. A senior scientist at Amazon, Jamey Mulligan ’07 is serving on a panel of 12 judges for the four-year XPRIZE competition for carbon removal,

Through the FLX College Leader Program, HWS students assist Wayne County students through the college search process. The FLX College Leader Program is a 10-week course coordinated by HWS students who work remotely with high school juniors and seniors in Wayne County guiding them through the college search and application process. The program prepares HWS

Economics major and Heron lacrosse player, Payton McMahon ’23 is gearing up for an internship at a multinational banking company this summer. Payton McMahon ’23 has landed an internship on the subscription finance team at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), a multinational banking and financial services company based in Japan. She will work at its

A new minor in aquatic sciences capitalizes on the campus’ long history of limnologic research and leverages the Colleges’ location on Seneca Lake. Combining courses from the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, Hobart and William Smith recently approved an aquatic sciences minor. The interdisciplinary minor, to be first offered in spring 2022, will draw

Through seven internships and an independent study project, Shayna Riggins ’22 has explored the fields of advertising and media. Since attending an advertising camp in high school, Shayna Riggins ’22 says she has been drawn to the field that holds the power to influence beliefs, opinions and behavior—and makes the world a more equitable place.