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HWS Celebrates Six 2019 Fulbright Award Winners

Fulbright campus2This year, six Hobart and William Smith students have been selected to receive awards from the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Alexandra “Sasha” Carey ’18, MAT ’19, Loretta…
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Leggat ’17 Teaches in Namibia

Leggat Graham 17-2More than a year into his two-year commitment as an eighth and ninth-grade teacher in Namibia with the Peace Corps, Graham Leggat ’17 reflects that several aspects of his HWS…
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Model African Union

Model African Union Group 1Representing delegations from Botswana and Mozambique, 12 students from the HWS chapter of the Model African Union participated in simulated proceedings during the 2019 Model African Union Conference at Howard…
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Dakar Up Close

Ballo (DU)International relations major Djeneba Ballo ’20 is studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal and chronicling her experiences on her blog “Impact Up Close.” As an American with West African heritage, Ballo…
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“What Would Dr. King Tell Us?”

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)In celebration of the life and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Hobart and William Smith Colleges will join with the Geneva community for a series of events…
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Preludes to the Nigerian Genocide

Chukwuma Onyia, associate director of the Genocide Prevention in Africa Initiative, joins the HWS Human Rights and Genocide Symposium lecture series with his talk “Nigeria: Re-Conceptualizing and Defining History" in the Sanford Room.Chukwuma Onyia, associate director of the Genocide Prevention in Africa Initiative, joined the HWS Human Rights and Genocide Symposium lecture series with his talk “Nigeria: Re-Conceptualizing and Defining History.” Based at…
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Writing for Change: Ramtahal ’20 Publishes Chapbook

Daffodils in the GardenBJessica Ramtahal ’20 released her first formal publication, daffodils in the garden on Amazon in July. The self-published book of poems speaks of the trauma that Ramtahal has faced and…
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Model African Union

Model African UN 054Last weekend, the HWS chapter of Model African Union hosted the fourth annual New York 6 Regional Model African Union Conference on campus, with HWS members serving as delegates representing Ethiopia,…
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HWS Summer Classes

Summer Outside3Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity…
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Gallouët Presents at Interdisciplinary Conference in Senegal

Gallouet_1Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies and Africana Studies, recently presented at the international conference of the Groupe de Recherches sur les Représentations Européennes de l’Afrique et des…
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