Emmys Wins for Shows from Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14

At the 2016 Primetime Emmys ceremony this month, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" won the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series, as well as for eight of its 21 other nominations. Brad Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 -- perhaps best known as co-creator of the Emmy-winning show "American Horror Story" -- is an executive producer of "The People v. O.J. Simpson," which is the first season for ...  More >>

Blacklock '79 Hosts Screening of "The Congressman"

During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016, actress and comedian Kim Blacklock '79 returns to Geneva with former U. S. Congressman Robert Mrazek for a screening of "The Congressman," the new independent film written, co-directed, and produced by Mrazek. Nancy Zises P'92, P'93 is executive producer of the film. Blacklock -- who plays Matty Pierce, a female lobster boat captain in "The Congressman" ...  More >>

Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeer

New York Times-Bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer joins the Hobart and William Smith community as the 2016-17 Trias Writer-in Residence. VanderMeer is the author of the award-winning "Southern Reach" trilogy ("Annihilation," "Authority," and "Acceptance"), released in 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As this year's Trias resident, VanderMeer will teach workshops and mentor students who have sho...  More >>

Ross '17 Interns with "The Late Show"

This summer, Megan Ross '17 was selected as one of 17 undergraduate interns for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the nightly talk show watched by millions of people each week. Based at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City, "The Late Show" has, along with its usual sketches and live musical performances, a star-studded list of guests that ranges from Vice President Joe Biden to Will Farre...  More >>

GoAbroad Features Scanlon '05

An interview featuring Megan Scanlon '05, an enrollment adviser for the American University of Beirut, was recently published on, a website that provides information and resources for students traveling internationally. Scanlon describes how her study abroad experience as a William Smith student provided her with what she calls "a neurological coup d'etat," as she studied in Hanoi, V...  More >>

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