The Anthropology majors explore the multifaceted dimensions of human societies as a means to understand human behavior, social interactions and institutional structures in all their diversity. At HWS, students are given the opportunity to study these disciplines together to better appreciate the human experience.


Pomona’s Academic Officer Named HWS Provost

Mary L. CoffeyFollowing a nationwide search, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced the appointment of Dr. Mary L. Coffey as Provost and Dean of Faculty. Coffey currently serves as the Senior…
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The HWS and AmeriCorps Connection

HWS AmeriCorps-1Seven graduates of the Classes of 2019 will dedicate a year to supporting underserved communities throughout the United States, joining a long tradition of Hobart and William Smith alums who…
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Lamanna ’97 to Deliver Convocation Address

Lamanna MattRenowned paleontologist Matt Lamanna ’97 will give the keynote address during Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ 2019 Convocation ceremony, which marks the official start of the academic year. Live stream…
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Gorelick ’19 to Serve in the Peace Corps

15-1043; Molly Gorelick, Hannah Brooks, Kayla Jones, Mary Kubinski, Impact Conference; Group PhotoMolly Gorelick ’19 was recently invited to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer for a two-year placement in the Dominican Republic, where she will serve as a Spanish Literacy Promoter for primary schools.…
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Dress Codes and Vaping Tackled in Young Readers Book

Carrie FirestoneCarrie Lenarcic Firestone ’92 recently announced the debut of her third book for young readers, the middle-grade novel Dress Coded, after signing a book deal with G.P. Putnam’s Sons, under…
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