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Inside the News: Harriet Tubman, Sarah Bradford and the New $20 Bill

In April, the U.S. Treasury announced a facelift of the $5, $10 and $20 bills*, the last of which will bear the portrait of abolitionist, activist and U.S. Army spy Harriet Tubman. Tubman's first biographer, Sarah Hopkins Bradford, was an internationally renowned writer and a Geneva resident, whose home at 629 S. Main Street now houses the Hobart and William Smith Colleges admissions office. Brad...  More >>

Daniels '86 Named NJ Devils Senior VP

Donna L. Daniels '86 has been named the senior vice president of business services for the Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils. Daniels - who most recently served as the vice president in the NBA's Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) department - "will now help the Devils and the arena ‘optimize the organization's core business strategies and work with key partners, including Fa...  More >>

Terres '16 Lands Job with Yelp

Isabel Terres '16 recently accepted a position in a sales training program with Yelp, a leading online guide for crowd-sourced reviews on local restaurants and businesses. "I'm really excited to be working for Yelp in New York City. I think it will be an awesome opportunity," Terres says. "I have always used Yelp to look up restaurants and other businesses and found it particularly helpful while ...  More >>

Robertson Premieres Documentary

Professor of Media and Society Linda Robertson premiered her documentary, "Daughters of the New Republic: Harriet Tubman and Sarah Bradford," in the Vandervort Room on Thursday, April 21, at 8 p.m. The documentary, which traces the collaboration between the abolitionist and her biographer, represents the contributions of HWS faculty, students and staff, as well as members of the Geneva and surrou...  More >>

Robertson Discusses WWI on BBC 4

Professor of Media and Society Linda Robertson was recently interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for a documentary on the use of air power in World War I. The first installment of the series, which deals with 1914-1915, is set to air in April. BBC Producer Mark Burman interviewed Robertson about the content of her book, "The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War I Flying Aces and the American Imagination" ...  More >>

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