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HWS Edible Science Fair TONIGHT

Showcasing how chemistry is a fundamental part of our everyday kitchens, students taking Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry Justin Miller's CHEM 304, "Bonding with Food," will demonstrate scientific principles using food during the 2015 Edible Science Fair at Hobart and William Smith. The interactive event, which will include various entertaining food "stations," will be held from 6 to 9 ...  More >>

Learning in the Research Lab

This semester, Professor of Chemistry Erin Pelkey is providing students with crucial lab experience. Nate Truax '17 and Maeve Holton '15 are continuing research they began in the fall, and are joined by Fernando Banales Mejia '17 whose work began at the beginning of the semester. "Involving students in research is essential for their professional development," says Pelkey. "As with anything, the ...  More >>

Two Accepted to Yale School of Nursing

Amy van Loon '14 and Nora McKay '14 are heading to New Haven this fall, where they will attend Yale School of Nursing. The prestigious program is regularly ranked as one of the top 10 graduate nursing schools in the country, making van Loon and McKay future leaders in the field. Van Loon and McKay will both study in the maternity nursing and midwife specialty. "I think almost every aspect of my t...  More >>

Perkins, Craig Publish Bullying Study

A new scholarly article co-authored by Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins, Professor of Chemistry David Craig and Harvard University Health Policy doctoral student Jessica Perkins has been published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of School Health. The article, "No Safe Haven: Locations of Harassment and Bullying Victimization in Middle Schools," explores the various middle school se...  More >>

HWS Juniors to Attend Upstate Medical

When Hannah Connolly '16 and Courtney Franceschi '16 first met while they were high school students, they bonded over their mutual interest in medical school and the options offered by the partnership between HWS and SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. Upon arriving at HWS, the two reconnected, becoming fast friends and roommates. Following their passions, both Connolly and Francesc...  More >>

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