Semester Explores Ancient Rome

Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best groups of students I've ever worked with," say...  More >>

Spates Offers Lecture at Roycroft

Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jim Spates delivered a lecture on the 19th century British art and social critic, John Ruskin, at the annual Roycroft Arts & Crafts Conference in East Aurora, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 4. His illustrated lecture used many pictures from a just completed trip to Venice, including a famous phrase of Ruskin's, was called: "‘This Paradise of Cities': John Ruskin, The ...  More >>

Five Faculty Named Professor Emeritus

Effective June 30, 2014, five retiring Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members will be named Professors Emeritus: Professor of Economics Geoffrey Gilbert; Professor of Economics Christopher Gunn; Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Dunbar Moodie; Professor of History Daniel Singal; and Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Spates. Emeritus/a status recognizes faculty service...  More >>

Urban Studies Srole Lecture

The HWS Urban Studies Program welcomes photographer Ira Srole to campus for the annual Leo Srole Lecture (named for Ira's father) on Thursday, April 17. Ira Srole's lecture, "A City Photographer Looks Back and Ahead," will focus on his years as the official photographer for the City of Rochester, a position he has held since 1979. "During a period during which Rochester, like so many Northeastern...  More >>

Wildcat Lectures on Environment, Culture

Daniel Wildcat, dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, will lead a guest lecture and discussion, "Enacting Indigenuity in an Age of Global Environmental Crisis," at the Colleges on Thursday, March 27. Wildcat is one of the Melvin Hill Visiting Professors who will be on campus this semester. Wildcat's talk will begin at 8 p.m. ...  More >>

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