HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...
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Fifth Annual Arts Experience

A festival celebrating inclusion and the arts returned to the Hobart and William Smith campus this week. The two-week festival runs through Friday, April 11 and invites the HWS community, people with developmental disabilities, and the general public to participate in 26 events which are various means of arts expression. "It's wonderful how much the festival has grown over the last five years," ...
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Alums Look to Start Brewing

Victor Pultinas '08 and Jenna LaVita '08 were recently featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times for their plans to open what "may be the first commercial brewer of an alcoholic beverage in the city of Geneva since before Prohibition," according to the article. It notes, "Pultinas is working hard to get his proper licenses and finish the interior and exterior of 16 Castle St., the location...
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Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will recognize three extraordinary individuals with honorary degrees at this year's Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19. Maureen F. Curley, president of Campus Compact, John Grotzinger '79, and Mara O'Laughlin '66 have each set benchmarks in their professions, establishing a lasting legacy for the Colleges and the nation. "This year, the Colleges are proud t...
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Phoenix Players Fall Productions

The Phoenix Players, a student-managed organization that presents a variety of work acted, designed and directed by students each year, has announced its fall productions of two, one-act shows. "The Case of the Prince Formerly Known as Hamlet," and "Text Messages Hurt More When You're Sitting at the Airport," will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1. Both will be held at 8 p.m. i...
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