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With the ceremonial conferring of the Colleges’ charter and seals on the steps of Coxe Hall, Joyce P. Jacobsen was officially installed as the 29th president of Hobart College and…

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One hundred years ago, on June 23, 1919, the Hobart and William Smith community gathered at Commencement to celebrate the inauguration of The Rev. Murray Bartlett L.H.D. ’37. In his…

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Episode 8: Jodi Dean Jodi Dean, professor of political science and director of the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice, joins President Joyce P. Jacobsen on the latest…

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges will celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen as the 29th president of Hobart College and the 18th of William Smith College during an…

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Episode 7: AJ Hassan ’96 On the newest episode of the “Pulteney Street Podcast: Inside HWS with Joyce Jacobsen,” President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Ayesha “AJ” Hassan ’96, the Emmy award-winner vice…

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Episode 6: Sage Gerling For nearly 200 years, the histories of HWS and the City of Geneva have been intertwined. On the newest episode of the “Pulteney Street Podcast: Inside HWS…

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Episode 5: Matt Lamanna ’97 Matt Lamanna ’97, associate curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, shares the excitement and insights of his career…

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This week’s profile in the Rochester Business Journal highlights President Joyce P. Jacobsen’s preparation for her new role leading the Colleges, her progress in getting to know the campus and…

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Episode 4: Christopher Lavin ’81 On the most recent installment of “Pulteney Street Podcast: Inside HWS with Joyce Jacobsen,” Executive Director of the Geneva Community Center and Boys & Girls Club of…

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Episode 3: Author Eric Lax ’66, L.H.D. ’93. Lax joins President Joyce P. Jacobsen to discuss his wide-ranging books, his service in the Peace Corps and the impact of HWS on his career.

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During her first year on campus, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President-Elect Joyce P. Jacobsen is leading a community-wide initiative to engage the campus with the history, ideas and people that…

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During her first days as President, Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen met with numerous students, faculty, staff and members of the broader Hobart and William Smith and Geneva communities. Between breakfast…

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Episode 2: Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne. When the academic year begins in the fall, HWS will be fully immersed in “The Year of Water,” a project envisioned by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne.

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Episode 1: Dorothy H. Wickenden ’76, L.H.D. ’14. Throughout her first year at the Colleges, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President-Elect Joyce P. Jacobsen will get to know the community with “Pulteney Street Podcast: Inside HWS with Joyce Jacobsen.”

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