Ruddy '18 Receives NOAA Hollings Scholarship
Lukas Ruddy '18 has been named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, which will grant him the opportunity to further explore his academic passion for geoscience during the summer of 2017.
"Being selected is a great honor," says the geoscience major. "I am excited to have the opportunity to work with students from around the country during the 10-week internship ...
Students, Alums Publish in Neuroscience Journal
Students from a neurobiology course taught by Professor of Biology James Ryan recently had a scientific paper detailing their research on how to prepare and study neuronal cell cultures published in the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education.
The article, "Using Cultured Mammalian Neurons to Study Cellular Processes and Neurodegeneration: A Suite of Undergraduate Lab Exercises," was coau...
2016 Orientation Coordinators
As the 2016 Orientation Coordinators, Lauren Carr '17 and Josh Weinstein '17 are responsible for planning the first experiences the Classes of 2020 will have both on campus and in the City of Geneva. Set for Aug. 26 through 28, Orientation Weekend will give these newest members of the HWS community the opportunity to get acclimated to college life prior to the start of classes.
"My biggest hope ...
Fuller '18, Moore '18 Elected Student Trustees
Elected by their peers, Tyler Fuller '18 and Brianna Moore '18 have been named junior Student Trustees for the next academic year. As student leaders active in multiple facets of campus life, the duo will bring an encompassing representation of the student body to the Board of Trustees in governing the Colleges' policies, financial health and overall welfare.
Each spring, students vote one rising...
Switzer '16 Interns at Make-A-Wish Hawaii
Spending her summer in Honolulu, Jennifer Switzer '16 interned with the Make-A-Wish Foundation Hawaii, a nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening conditions by providing them with extraordinary experiences. The Hawaii chapter alone granted 475 wishes to children this year.
For many children from the mainland, those wishes involve visiting Hawaii and Switzer ...