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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 ...
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Symposium Highlights Student Research

From facial representation masks and the history of race relations in St. Louis, to quantum mechanics, cancer-cell research and everything in between, more than 50 students presented at this year's Student Research Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 3. As one of Homecoming and Family Weekend's annual events, the Symposium allows students, families and alums to explore the high-caliber research performe...
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10 Future Health Professionals

After completing the HWS Health Professions Advisory Program (HPAP), which offers an accredited pre-health curriculum recognized by competitive graduate and professional programs, 10 members of the recently graduated Classes of 2015 will attend medical, dental or veterinary schools this coming fall. "Being a smaller liberal arts school, the student-faculty ratio allows for a more personalized exp...
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HWS Presents at National BioChem Conference

A group of HWS students and faculty representing the Colleges' Biology and Chemistry Departments recently participated in the 2015 Annual American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference, one of the leading academic conventions of its kind. In attendance were Caitlyn Mitchell '15 and Carly Rolph '15, as well as Associate Professor of Biology Patricia Mowery, Professor of Chemist...
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Mahajan '15 Reflects on Pre-Med Internships

Blackwell Medical Scholar Melissa Mahajan '15 always knew she wanted to study medicine, and has spent the past four years at HWS advancing that goal. Before heading off to SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine this coming fall, Mahajan '15 is spending her senior year interning with general surgeon Dr. Kristin Baltazar-Ford at Finger Lakes Health, Geneva's local hospital. Previously,...
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