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 >>

Covert '15 interns for National Park

Interested in the study of human history through recording and interpreting survey sites, Alexandra Covert '15 accepted an archaeology internship at Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Ariz., this summer. Though far from her home in Saranac Lake, N.Y., Covert notes that it is not the first time she has traveled around in pursuit of her interests. "I participated in archaeology field sch...  More >>

Berry '16 Joins AmeriCorps History Project

Susannah Berry '16 is spending her summer at the historically-rich site for the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region (URHPCR) in Albany, N.Y. This internship is part of the larger AmeriCorps Summer Service Scholars program, which offers individuals the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) project for eight ...  More >>

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