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HWS Summer Classes

Summer Outside3Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity…
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Gallouët Presents at Interdisciplinary Conference in Senegal

Gallouet_1Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies and Africana Studies, recently presented at the international conference of the Groupe de Recherches sur les Représentations Européennes de l’Afrique et des…
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Model African Union

Members of the HWS Model African Union gather with Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear (center) after participating in the 2018 International Model African Union Conference at Howard University.Representing delegates from the nations of Chad and Gabon at the 2018 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University, HWS students engaged in a weekend of dialogue and debate…
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Farash Scholarships Supporting Student Access

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their…
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Magin ’18 to Ethiopia with Peace Corps

Magin_Dan_1Daniel Magin ’18 will travel to Ethiopia with the Peace Corps following his graduation in May where he will serve as a TEFL/English Language Teaching Specialist in Africa’s second most…
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HWS Celebrates Kwanzaa 2017

Kwanzaa 2Hosted by Sankofa: the Black Students’ Union, the annual Kwanzaa Celebration at Hobart and William Smith will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. “Sankofa is devoted to celebrating…
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Racial Disparities in the Prison System

Schuler James PosterOn any given day, there are roughly 1.5 million people incarcerated in adult prisons in the U.S. For many years, James Schuler was one of them. Schuler will bring his…
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Millennials of Color Assembly

Millenials_of_Color_3Students and community members attended the first Millennials of Color Assembly (MOCA), a dialogue on race, prejudice and identity on  Oct. 7 at the Geneva Public Library. MOCA is the…
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Newton ’16 to Serve in Peace Corps in the Caribbean

John Newton Mr. Flores ClassIn his latest commitment to public service, John Newton ’16 will help primary school teachers develop a new curriculum to tackle English literacy as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the…
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Boyce Davies Kicks off Fall Fisher Center Series

x-defaultIn its first lecture of the 2017-18 academic year, the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men welcomes Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies, a professor of Africana studies and…
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