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Friedenberg '91 Releases “Among Ravens”

The trailer for "Among Ravens," a film by Russell Friedenberg '91 is now available online. The film also premieres this month at the Nantucket Film Festival, and will open in select theaters in July. Friedenberg wrote, co-directed, and appeared in the film. Seen through the eyes of nine-year-old Joey, "Among Ravens" is the story of old friends who get together for their annual Fourth of July reu...  More >>

Price '91 Interviewed

Penry Price '91, vice president of global sales for LinkedIn's marketing solutions division, was interviewed for an article in Adexchanger.com because LinkedIn is one of the tech companies to attend the Cannes Lion advertising festival. In discussing how LinkedIn is becoming creative with its member experience, Price says, "By being (at Cannes), we're talking to brands and agencies about what we'...  More >>

Five Faculty Named Professor Emeritus

Effective June 30, 2014, five retiring Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members will be named Professors Emeritus: Professor of Economics Geoffrey Gilbert; Professor of Economics Christopher Gunn; Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Dunbar Moodie; Professor of History Daniel Singal; and Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Spates. Emeritus/a status recognizes faculty service...  More >>

Kadane Named to Prestigious Fellowships

Associate Professor of History Matt Kadane has been named to a pair of prestigious fellowships beginning this summer that will take him abroad to the United Kingdom and to California where he will be working on his upcoming book, "The Path to Enlightenment." This spring, Kadane was named Mellon Fellow at the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., as well as an awardee of the Summer Stipend fro...  More >>

Colleges Mourn Judge Baer ’54

The Colleges mourn the passing of Harold Baer Jr. '54, who died on May 27 at the age of 81. A federal judge, Baer served on the bench in the Southern District of New York for 20 years and will be remembered for his commitment to civil rights and diversity. An obituary in the New York Times details more of Baer's life and work. A number of Baer's rulings raised the ire of Republicans and Democrats...  More >>