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Scudamore ’55 Donates Painting

Richard A. Scudamore '55 recently donated "Grand Manan," a painting by Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908), to Hobart and William Smith. A generous contributor to the Colleges Collection, Scudamore has donated a number of paintings of the Hudson River School and the California Impressionists over the years, including works by Jasper Cropsey, Dewitt Parshall and Douglass Parshall. "Mr. Scudamore's...  More >>

Miller, Students Present at ACS

Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Miller and students Steffi Cramer '15, Janae Garofalo '15 and Grace Hutton '16 presented a poster at the American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting held in San Francisco this summer. The poster was titled, "Spiruchostatin A and potential anticancer analogs via a latent thioester solid-phase route," and the research is a continuation of work Miller has...  More >>

Bezbatchenko '15 Wins Best Presentation

This summer, Kathryn Bezbatchenko '15 participated in a 10-week cancer research program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. Her research culminated with a presentation of her findings that earned her the program's "Best Scientific Talk" award. "It feels great to have accomplished this," says Bezbatchenko, a biochemistry major, of her award. "Giving my talk at the end was actually a ...  More >>

Demuth '51 Honored for Service

This summer, Dr. Robert Demuth '51 was presented with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Community Service Award in recognition of a nearly 40-year career distinguished by dedication to impoverished individuals throughout the world. The prestigious award is given to members of the HWS family who have shown extraordinary commitment as volunteers, serving their local communities and soci...  More >>

Edible Science Fair in Industry Pub

"Communicating Chemistry: California Cuisine (C4)," the food chemistry competition co-created by Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Miller, is featured in the September issue of Chemical & Engineering News, one of the most prominent chemistry trade magazine in this country. He and Associate Professor of Food Science at Cornell University Gavin Sacks designed C4 to encourage student Ameri...  More >>

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