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Geneva, NY — A series of student-organized events will be held on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus from Monday, May 3 until Thursday, May 6, which has been dedicated on campus as Genocide Awareness Week. The three goals of the week’s events are to teach about cases of genocide; to honor the groups

Geneva, NY — Melissa Bank, who has been called the freshiest new voice in women’s writing and who has been featured in the New York Times, and in Vogue and Self magazines, will return to Hobart and William Smith Colleges to conduct a reading of her just-published novel, The Girls’ Guide To Hunting And Fishing

Geneva, NY — The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chorale, under the direction of Robert Cowles, will perform two concerts at home after returning from its annual spring tour, this year spent in New York City. The performances will be on Wednesday, May 19, and Saturday, May 22 in St. John's Chapel on the HWS

Geneva, NY — A'Lelia Robinson Henry, assistant professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, was recently selected as a 1999/2000 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship was created by the Academy, with the support of the Spencer Foundation, to encourage outstanding researchers at the postdoctoral level to pursue critical education

Geneva, NY — Celebrating more than 20 years of providing the Finger Lakes region with traditional and increasingly innovative folk and ethnic music, dance, food, and crafts, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Folk Fest is proud to announce the line up of performers and details of the 24th Annual Folk Festival, 1999, held May

Geneva, NY — Four first-year and sophomore students from Hobart and William Smith Colleges were recently selected by a committee of professors and recommended by HWS President Richard Hersh to participate in the two-week event Technos International Program, held on the campus of Technos International College and at other locations in Japan early in June.

Geneva, NY — Hobart and William Smith Colleges have invited Theresa Kaijage, the founder of Wamata, to speak on campus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5. Wamata is one of the first women's organizations established to deal with women and families affected by the AIDS/HIV virus. She will give her address, “Wamata: The Families

Geneva, NY – Volunteers are still needed for Celebrate Service… Celebrate Geneva, the annual day of service that unites the Hobart and William Smith and Geneva communities in teamwork, service, and celebration, to be held on May 1. As of April 26, the number of registered volunteers is lower than the 850 who helped last

Geneva, NY — For the 24nd consecutive year, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer their Summer Academic Orientation Program (SAOP) for selected first-year students. Approximately 35 students from New York and other eastern states will participate in the five-week offering, from June 27 to July 31, on the Colleges' Geneva campus. Edward M. Blackwell,

Geneva, NY — Michael Black, station manager for WEOS-FM, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges-owned radio station, has announced that the station has been awarded a Nelson A. Rockefeller Intern Scholarship, sponsored by the NYS Office of Children and Family Protective Services and the NYS Broadcasters Association. WEOS is currently seeking applicants for the internship,