Mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., Svante Myrick, who in 2012 was sworn into office as the city's youngest mayor and first mayor of color, has been appointed by Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan as the Colleges' Presidential Fellow for Civic Engagement. Myrick brings an impressive track record in public service, government administration, leadership and advocacy to the appointment. This year,... More >>
Constitution Day-Sept. 23-will be commemorated on campus with a talk given by Professor Sidney M. Milkis. The White Burkett Miller Professor of the Department of Politics and Faculty Associate at the Miller Center, Milkis will present a speech titled "Lyndon Johnson, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Living Constitution at 6 p.m. in Stern 103. The talk is free and open to the public. First obser... More >>
Chegg, Inc. recently announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform InstaEDU that makes college counseling available to students anywhere, at any time that is convenient to them. Daniel L. Rosensweig '83 is president and CEO of Chegg, which serves as a student hub, offering online textbook rentals, homework help, and scholarships, in addition to its new counseling service. Thr... More >>
The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of the President's Forum Series. It w... More >>
Applications for Day on the Hill 2015 will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 24. The annual event offers a select group of students the unique opportunity to mingle with politicians, alums and friends of the Colleges while seeing firsthand the inner workings of life in our nation's capital. In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning, Associate Pro... More >>
Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. HWS has had the Chi Phi chapter since 1999 and initiated over 100 members.