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Hood’s Research on NYC in National Spotlight

“It’s 2212, and I’m marking my 220th year as a member of the faculty. It’s been a little strange teaching the great-great-great-great grandchildren of my original students, but who knew that my penchant for asparagus and peanut butter sandwiches held the key to long life? If only I’d patented the idea. HWS was reaching a new level around the time of my 20th anniversary, but the big turning point came when we hired Lulu Googler as president and she put her family money to work for us. It was coup enough when she bought Oxford and Cambridge at that remainder sale, but to be the first college with a term abroad on Mars – I still have a hard time believing we pulled that off!”Professor of History Clifton Hood’s extensive research on the history of New York City has been highlighted in several recently published and upcoming nationally-syndicated television programs and newspaper articles. Hood’s…
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Wong ’89 Publishes Definitive Book on Major League Baseball Uniforms

Wong StephenIn his newest book, “Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game’s Greatest Heroes and Moments,” Stephen Wong ’89 offers a richly illustrated history of baseball’s most storied major league uniforms…
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Jeffersonian Thinking Explored in Crow’s New Book

Matthew Crow teaches Into to the American ExperienceAssistant Professor of History Matthew Crow is the author of a new book to be published this spring by Cambridge University Press. Titled “Thomas Jefferson, Legal History, and the Art…
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Selecting an Art Acquisition

Arnold_Brianna_2This semester, Brianna Arnold ’19 had the opportunity to procure a new work of art for the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. After several weeks of research into…
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Focus on the HWS Folk Fest

Folk_Fest_1If you were a member of the campus community in the last quarter of the 20th century, you will remember the HWS Folk Fest, held from 1976 to 2001. Held…
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