Bird Banding at Braddock Bay

Through a partnership between the Colleges and Braddock Bay Bird Observatory in Rochester, N.Y., Joe Sanders '16 and Maddie Sutton '17 have spent the first portion of the semester banding birds at the observatory and collecting data on migratory birds that pass through the region. Under the guidance of Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander, Sanders and Sutton will spend the remainder of the sem...  More >>

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...  More >>

Colleges Receive Alden Trust Grant

Hobart and William Smith recently received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to reconfigure and refurbish two classrooms in Rosenberg and Gulick Halls into flexible learning spaces that now foster the integration of pedagogy and technology in the natural sciences. The renovations are congruent with the outcomes of a nearly two year comprehensive review and revision of the HWS curric...  More >>

Kopicki '12 Pursues Medical Degree

Currently in her fourth year of medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Rachel Kopicki '12 has returned to Geneva to complete her rural medicine training. Since January, Kopicki has been working at various Finger Lakes Health facilities in the area, dealing with everything from emergency surgeries to sick-calls at the county prison. Pursuing family medicine, Kopicki is working through ...  More >>

Autism and Animal Behavior

An ardent advocate for the humane treatment of animals and one of the most widely-recognized professionals with autism in the country, world-renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Thursday, Sept. 17. In 2010, Grandin was acknowledged in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world, in the "Heroes" category. Sh...  More >>

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