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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Lavin ’81 returns to Geneva

Christopher N. Lavin '81 returned to Geneva in January as the new executive director of the Geneva Community Center and Boys & Girls Club of Geneva. "I've basically followed the sun, but I've always felt like a Geneva kid living somewhere else," Lavin said in a recent article announcing his appointment. "I always came home. I have family there. Some of my best friends are my former professors...  More >>

Perkins, Craig Publish Bullying Study

A new scholarly article co-authored by Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins, Professor of Chemistry David Craig and Harvard University Health Policy doctoral student Jessica Perkins has been published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of School Health. The article, "No Safe Haven: Locations of Harassment and Bullying Victimization in Middle Schools," explores the various middle school se...  More >>

Geneva, South Africa and UN Goals

This spring, HWS students and faculty will collaborate with their counterparts in South Africa in a unique independent study program, "Beyond Borders." The semester-long academic partnership with the Stellenbosch University's Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Leadership Development (FVZS) was developed by Solomé Rose, the Global and Community Leadership Fellow at the Centennial Center for L...  More >>

Atkinson Eames ’83 in Boston Globe

Elizabeth Atkinson Eames '83 was recently featured in The Boston Globe for her latest award-winning "tween" book series. "The Sugar Mountain Snow Ball" is due out next year and another pending release in 2016. "There is so much out there that is full of angst and dark feelings," Atkinson Eames says. "I try to give kids hope and make them laugh a little at life and themselves." Atkinson Eames earn...  More >>

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 >>

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