Colleges Seek Local Teachers for Fulbright-Hays in Russia

For the fourth time in the past decade, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund an immersive educational excursion to Siberia. The HWS Russian Area Studies program is now recruiting local K-12 public school teachers in the fields of humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, and/or ar...  More >>

Teacher Ed Program Goes "Down Under"

Taking on a dual role as student and teacher, 14 HWS students have immersed themselves in the culture and education system of Auckland, New Zealand this semester. The study abroad program gives HWS students who are passionate about education the opportunity to explore the complex local culture and history through coursework and excursions while also serving as student teachers at six local school...  More >>

"Awesome Planet" Features FLI's Science on Seneca

As part of an episode focusing on lakes and rivers, the Emmy-nominated series "Xploration Awesome Planet" will feature Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and its Science on Seneca (SOS) program. The nationally syndicated educational earth sciences television series, hosted and executive produced by Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of Jacques Cousteau and a past guest o...  More >>

Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Office of Intercultural Affairs will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "Trouble the Water," followed by a discussion with Assistant Professor of Education Khuram Hussain, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at Goucher College Aisha Rivers '07 and Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Rose....  More >>

HWS Talk Features Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin, a world-renowned animal behavior expert and one of the nation's most widely-recognized professionals with autism, caught her first big career break designing humane livestock corralling systems more than 40 years ago because she didn't give up on a narrow window of opportunity. Having already worked around cattle, Grandin had a familiarity with handling them, but didn't know all o...  More >>

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