DePietro '15 Earns Fulbright to Brazil

Kathryn DePietro '15 is the seventh member of the Classes of 2015 to receive a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award - a record number for a single year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In early 2016, DePietro will travel to Brazil where she will begin her Fulbright experience as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). "Few words can describe what I felt when I was chosen as a gran...
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Honoring Faculty Teaching, Service and Scholarship

Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year's recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate Professor...
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Switzer '15 Joins Geneva Boys and Girls Club

Recent graduate Alison Switzer '15 launched her career in a familiar setting: the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva at Goodman Street. As a full-time staff member, Switzer is involved with the literacy efforts of Geneva 2020 and helps coordinate a Career Exploration project with the young people involved in the organization. Switzer has been engaged in youth development work for some time. As an arts...
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Knoll '06 Publishes "Luckiest Girl Alive"

"Luckiest Girl Alive," the instant New York Times bestselling debut novel by Jessica Knoll '06, is being hailed by critics as a "dark, twisty" thriller whose "razor-sharp writing" and "propulsive prose" (EW) has drawn comparisons to "Gone Girl" but stands apart with its "humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft" (Alissa Nutting, author of "Tampa"). Named one of the Huffington Post's "18 Brillia...
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HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...
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