Sculpture Memorializes Aldrich

Outside Stern Hall, a new sculpture has been placed beneath a tree in remembrance of the late Meredith Aldrich, the creator of Children's Hours School in Geneva and the late wife of Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Sociology T. Dunbar Moodie. In Aldrich's honor, friends and colleagues had gifted the tree and the plaque at its base, which are now accompanied by a statue of her and Moodie's b...  More >>

Uncovering the Forgotten Through Skeletal Remains

As part of the Spring Street Archeology Project, Meredith Berman Ellis '04 has worked with a team of anthropologists and archaeologists to analyze the skeletal remains of nearly 193 bodies that were buried in vaults at the Spring Street Presbyterian Church in New York City between 1820 and 1843. Ellis, who began working on the project as a Ph.D. student at Syracuse University in 2007, has focused...  More >>

Fisher Center Features Elizabeth A. Povinelli

In the inaugural Fisher Center Speaker Series lecture of the 2015-16 academic year, Elizabeth A. Povinelli brought her background in anthropology and gender studies to bear on this year's theme, "Gender, Climate and the Anthropocene," exploring the connections between human planetary impact and the systems through which societies reproduce themselves. The Franz Boas professor of anthropology and ...  More >>

A Taste of Roman Culture and Cuisine

As both tourists and residents of Italy, 14 HWS students are spending the fall semester exploring the traditional cuisine and culture of ancient Rome. Led by Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Jack Harris P'02, P'06, and his wife, Deborah Harris '73, P'02, P'06, students are fully immersed in Roman culture while taking a sociological and anthropological approach to examining tourism as a wor...  More >>

Colleges That Create Futures

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named one of the nation's 50 best colleges and universities for providing students with outstanding outcomes. Princeton Review's newly released book, "Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom," cited HWS for excellence in academics and faculty engagement as well as outstanding career services, study abro...  More >>

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