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Taylor ’19 Earns Fulbright to Kenya

Taylor Brandi  Fulbright-00010Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’20 is the recipient of a 2019 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Kenya, where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant beginning in January 2020.…
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“Social Biology” Art Exhibit

Faculty, staff and students attend the "Social Biology" art exhibit by Jess Ramtahal '20, which explores the intersection of race and gender.Africana Studies and English major Jess Ramtahal ’20 presented an art exhibit titled “Social Biology,” which explored the intersection of race and gender. Ramtahal’s collection of paintings were on display…
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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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