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Cavanaugh '12 working for Feature Film, Runoff

"Combining a sense of ecological urgency with a compelling yet stirring morality play, Runoff tells the story of a woman who goes to desperate lengths to save her family and farm when they are threatened from their land." For Sarah Cavanaugh '12, working as an outreach assistant for a feature film wasn't the career path she envisioned while working on her Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude in hist...  More >>

Blanchard's Research Inspires Art Exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is currently running an exhibit, "Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA," that was inspired by research conducted by Lara Blanchard, Luce Associate Professor of East Asian Art and Chair of the HWS Art and Architecture Department. The exhibit draws upon research that Blanchard presented in an article, "Huizong's New Clothes: Desire and Alleg...  More >>

An Evening of Jazz and Art

During Reunion, alumni, alumnae and other HWS community members had the opportunity to enjoy an evening of live jazz and art at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Held in memory of the late Bob Masteller '60 and the late Al Scheeren '60, the event featured the special exhibit, "Mark Jones '72: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Photographs," as well as music from renowned jaz...  More >>

Ufomata Awarded Fulbright to France

Provost and Dean of Faculty Titilayo Ufomata has received the prestigious Fulbright International Education Administrator (IEA) Seminar Award in France. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. Fulbright recipients have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journ...  More >>

Faculty Promotions

During the spring meeting of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustees, the Board, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, has approved the promotion of three faculty members to the rank of Full Professor, as well as granted Emeritus/Emerita status to four other faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, Nan Crystal Arens and Neil Laird, both associate professors of geoscience, and Ma...  More >>

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