NEWS

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
     
    LIGO Opens New Window on the Universe with Observation of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes HWS Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn Played Major Role in Mirror Substrate and Coating Design for LIGO Research Project For the first ...

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016
     
    Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn will give a public presentation at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Thursday, Feb. 11 as part of an important update regarding the search for gravitational waves - 100 years after Albert Einstein predict...

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016
     
    A team of Hobart and William Smith physics students recently had their preliminary design accepted to the first-ever SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend, beating out hundreds of universities, companies and individuals from around the worl...

  • Friday, January 08, 2016
     
    Hobart and William Smith Colleges are currently in the final stages of building the Richard S. Perkin Observatory, a teaching and outreach facility that will provide students with opportunities to observe and photograph objects trillions of miles fro...

  • Monday, November 30, 2015
     
    Scott Calnan '17 has always had a creative and inventive mind. That focus, combined with a passion for mathematics, physics and other areas of science have been the catalyst for his exploration of engineering as part of the Colleges' special dual-deg...

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
     
    Venture capitalist Terry McGuire '78, a founding partner at Boston-based venture capital firm Polaris Partners, was recently featured in a Boston Globe article, "Five things you should know about Terry McGuire." The article highlights McGuire's philo...

  • Monday, October 05, 2015
     
    Hobart and William Smith recently received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to reconfigure and refurbish two classrooms in Rosenberg and Gulick Halls into flexible learning spaces that now foster the integration of pedagogy and technol...

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
     
    Currently in her fourth year of medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Rachel Kopicki '12 has returned to Geneva to complete her rural medicine training. Since January, Kopicki has been working at various Finger Lakes Health facilities in...

  • Friday, July 24, 2015
     
    The Classes of 2019 will soon embark on their academic careers at Hobart and William Smith Colleges--an experience that would not be complete without the quintessential First-Year Seminar, or the FSEM. First-year seminars at the Colleges are designed...

  • Friday, July 10, 2015
     
    Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniel Graham recently published work on aesthetic preferences in the leading journal Vision Research and presented research on this and related topics at Imperial College London. In the paper "Preference for luminan...

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