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“For generations, education about the significance of Juneteenth has gone hand-in-hand with celebrations of Juneteenth. We can all be a part of this tradition by learning and teaching about this extraordinary holiday,” says Associate Professor of Education and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Khuram Hussain,

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President Joyce P. Jacobsen discussed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new workforce report tonight (June 1) on the daily economics radio program from American Public Media. This week, the U.S.…

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Senior Dinner

Per tradition, members of the graduating Classes of 2020 returned to Saga for a champagne toast and remarks from a member of the faculty.  On the eve of their commencement,…

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The founder and director of the Geneva Music Festival Geoffrey Herd reflects on musical education, the festival’s 10th anniversary and his 300+ year old violin. For 10 years, the Geneva…

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IC Renovation

Design plans for a renovation of the HWS Intercultural Affairs Center are now underway. For generations of students and alums, the “IC,” as it’s known on campus, has provided a…

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On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Professor of Women’s Studies Betty Bayer delve into key figures, moments and policies in women’s history in…

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Charter Day marks the launch of a yearlong celebration of the 1822 founding of Hobart College and the two-century history of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Each spring, while honoring…

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“Our new varsity Esports program will open up important avenues for students to learn, compete and build community,” says HWS President Joyce P. Jacobsen. “Alongside teamwork and leadership skills, Esports exposes students to new media, cutting edge technology and strategic thinking that intersects with classroom lessons and post-grad opportunities.”

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New Books

Two new books — exploring feminist economics and gender in the social sciences — feature chapters by  President Joyce P. Jacobsen, a veteran scholar of economics concentrating on gender. President…

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On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of History Laura Free discuss the suffrage movement’s history and legacy in the U.S. Associate…

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The late Supreme Court Associate Justice is the 41st recipient of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award. During her confirmation hearings before the U.S. Senate in 1993, the late Supreme Court Associate…

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In a blog post adapted from her latest book, President Joyce P. Jacobsen outlines how feminist economics “turns a critical and gender-aware eye on the field of economics, as well…

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  President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Director of Admissions Alan Paynter discuss the higher education landscape, enrollment goals and initial impressions of HWS on the first Pulteney Street Podcast episode of 2021.…

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On Jan. 18, HWS and the Geneva community will march to honor the life and service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hobart and William Smith will join the Geneva…

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With the help of the HWS community, Chris Lavin ’81 raised funds to provide Geneva families with meals at Thanksgiving ­— and ended up having enough to deliver Christmas dinners…

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