Blacklock '79 Hosts Screening of "The Congressman"
During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016, actress and comedian Kim Blacklock '79 returns to Geneva with former U. S. Congressman Robert Mrazek for a screening of "The Congressman," the new independent film written, co-directed, and produced by Mrazek. Nancy Zises P'92, P'93 is executive producer of the film. Blacklock -- who plays Matty Pierce, a female lobster boat captain in "The Congressman" ... More >>
Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeer
New York Times-Bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer joins the Hobart and William Smith community as the 2016-17 Trias Writer-in Residence. VanderMeer is the author of the award-winning "Southern Reach" trilogy ("Annihilation," "Authority," and "Acceptance"), released in 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As this year's Trias resident, VanderMeer will teach workshops and mentor students who have sho... More >>
Ross '17 Interns with "The Late Show"
This summer, Megan Ross '17 was selected as one of 17 undergraduate interns for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the nightly talk show watched by millions of people each week. Based at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City, "The Late Show" has, along with its usual sketches and live musical performances, a star-studded list of guests that ranges from Vice President Joe Biden to Will Farre... More >>
GoAbroad Features Scanlon '05
An interview featuring Megan Scanlon '05, an enrollment adviser for the American University of Beirut, was recently published on GoAbroad.com, a website that provides information and resources for students traveling internationally. Scanlon describes how her study abroad experience as a William Smith student provided her with what she calls "a neurological coup d'etat," as she studied in Hanoi, V... More >>
Rugg '17 Explores the Effects of War
For Taylor Rugg '17, a single class during her first-year at HWS has led to an ongoing, interdisciplinary investigation into how individuals experience the effects of war. The 2013 course, "Gender and Terror," taught by then-Fisher Center Fellow Brianne Gallagher, peaked Rugg's interest in the military and the effects of war. "From the first class, I was hooked," Rugg recalls. The following sprin... More >>