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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Exploring Mongolia through Fulbright Award

As the recipient of a prestigious 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Ryan Kertanis '16 will travel to Mongolia where he will teach English. "Being selected for the Fulbright is a huge honor and I'm extremely excited to take on this challenge," says Kertanis, who graduated magna cum laude in anthropology and environmental studies. "The Fulbright Award will give me the chance to take the lessons...  More >>

McDowell '15 Earns Fulbright

In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, and it's an honor to have been chosen," explains McDowell, who double-majored in environmental studies and Spanish & Hispanic studies, with a minor...  More >>

Weissman on Prison Reform

Marsha Weissman, founder and executive director of the Center for Community Alternatives, will lead a discussion on her efforts to reform school disciplinary and prison policies on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. Assistant Professors of Anthropology and Sociology Jim Sutton and Kendra Freeman are hosting the discussion that is open to the publi...  More >>

Laurel Brown '18: On the Ice

With support and motivation from her family, Laurel Brown '18 has been an avid skater and hockey player since age eight. "Now here on campus my teammates have really become a second family," she says. "They have made the past two years unforgettable and they all work unbelievably hard both on and off the ice. Their dedication to hockey keeps me focused and I'm really grateful that I have them." H...  More >>

Sutton, Metz Present at Wood Library

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Sutton and Assistant Professor of Geoscience Nicholas Metz will deliver a pair of guest lectures at the Wood Library in Canandaigua, N.Y., as part of a special speaker series featuring HWS faculty members. Sutton will kick off the series with his talk, "Re-Entry: From Prison to Society," on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. The lecture will address...  More >>

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