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.


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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Hobart Traditions: Acknowledging our Past, Envisioning our Future

Hobart students and alums process past Medbery Hall to commence the Charter Day ceremony. One of the year's honored celebrations, Charter Day is held each spring to commemorate the granting of Hobart's charter by the State of New York on April 10, 1822.On Tuesday, March 26, the Hobart Deans Office and the Hobart Deans Council will host a panel to discuss the history and future of Hobart traditions and HWS in relation…
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Social Norms Approach Addressing Problem Behaviors

Perkins_Wes Perkins_Jessica Craig_David 10-0920_0040HWS Professor of Sociology H. Wesley Perkins, HWS Professor of Chemistry David W. Craig P’05 and Assistant Professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University Jessica…
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Literary Journalism Success

Brown and KlossRecent graduates Laurel Brown ’18 and Sarah Kloos ’18 credit their individual works recently being published in national literary journals to coursework conducted as students in “Literary Journalism” with Assistant…
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Students Study Food in a Vibrant Vietnam

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFor Samuel Thurston ’19, an international relations and anthropology double major, traveling to Vietnam to study culinary practices for the semester was an easy choice. “I’ve focused on understanding cultures…
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