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The national list recognizes Hobart and William Smith’s academic excellence, affordability and career outcomes for graduates. In the 2022 edition of Best Value Colleges, Princeton Review ranks Hobart and William Smith among the nation’s schools offering the best return on investment. One of only 209 colleges chosen, Hobart and William Smith have been included in

“When we plant trees, we plant seeds of peace and hope.” The United Nations Postal Administration has honored Dr. Wangari Matthai P’94, P’96, L.H.D. ’94 on a stamp in remembrance of her birthday. Issued in Germany, the stamp reads “When we plant trees, we plant seeds of peace and hope.” Matthai was the first female

Provost and Dean of Faculty Sarah Kirk discusses her background, the HWS curriculum, and her first year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast. Kirk joined HWS in June 2021. In addition to serving as Provost and Dean of Faculty, Kirk is a professor of chemistry. As

Tenzin Yonten ’23 earned admission to two prestigious pre-law programs, which include scholarship funding, LSAT prep and a summer program at Harvard Law School. Through Trials — a partnership between Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law and the Advantage Testing Foundation — Tenzin Yonten ’23 is looking forward to a five-week summer immersion in

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Bret Stephens reflected on intellectual humility, the benefits of a healthy conservative politics and the perils of ideological orthodoxy. “Thoughtful introspection” was the running theme of Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Opinion Columnist Bret Stephens’ dialogue during the inaugural event of the Stern Family Forum series. “We can keep our minds open and still think of

A history course digs into the Colleges’ past. Professor of History Clifton Hood admits that titling a course “History of HWS Colleges” was “bait” — a hook to draw students into a class structured around archival research and writing — but it worked. The class filled quickly, mostly with seniors in their final semester who

Through a 48-hour giving challenge, the HWS community showed up to support writing enrichment and peer writing mentorship. The Give Write Now Challenge, a 48-hour fundraising challenge to support the Writing Colleagues Program, was a breakout success. Through the generosity of the HWS community, $28,043 was donated to support writing excellence at the Colleges. “The

The award supports a research project examining the colonial politics of nature in the Asia-Pacific region. Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies Lisa Yoshikawa is the recipient of a 2022-23 Fulbright Award to Taiwan, where her research will focus on Japan’s colonialism and its legacy, specifically its effect on the relationships between humans, other

In the fall, Garrett Downs ’22 will attend Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing to begin his pursuit of a doctor of nursing practice. Building on his bachelor of science in biology, Garrett Downs ’22 will attend Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in the fall to earn a master of science in nursing, a

HWS Master of Arts in Teaching candidate Katherine (Katie) Percoski ’21, MAT ’22 has been accepted into the U.S. Government’s flagship international exchange program.  Katie Percoski ’21, MAT ’22 is the recipient of a 2022 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Bremen, Germany where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant. Her position will begin