Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speaker

Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcomed internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, as keynote speaker for Convocation 2014. Beyrer's life-saving work advancing public health and human rights has changed perceptions and behaviors, and improved the health of individuals, communities and countries around the world. Convocation was held on Monday, Sept. 1 on Stern Lawn...  More >>

Robust LGBT Spring Offerings

In 2002, Hobart and William Smith Colleges became the first college or university in the United States to offer an undergraduate major in the field of LGBT/Queer Studies. Now in its second decade in existence, the LGBT Studies program at HWS is developing new courses to remain a distinct, cutting edge leader in the field. The department introduced three new, cross-listed courses and will host a f...  More >>

Human Anatomy in the Digital Age

More than 15 years after Dr. Jeremy Cushman '96 and Professor of Biology Jim Ryan met, they have teamed up to create a highly interactive digital textbook, iAnatomy. Designed with funding from a Mellon Presidential Discretionary Grant for Innovative Digital Pedagogies, iAnatomy is an eBook comprised of 20 case-based, interactive exercises that reinforce human anatomy and physiology concepts while...  More >>

’17 Blackwell Scholar Featured

In an article about Ballston Spa High School's class of 2013, valedictorian Stefani Schmitz '17 is quoted. "We have so many individual paths before us. Whether we go to college, into the armed services or into the workforce, we need to dream big and seize our opportunities. And it's so important to send goodness into the world every day." Schmitz is entering William Smith College this fall as a m...  More >>

Milbrath ’14 Returns from Hong Kong

Taylor Milbrath '14 recently returned from studying abroad at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Among the courses she completed was a service learning course that focused on all aspects of health, including mental and spiritual. "The programs focus mainly on positive thinking and education, helping people come to terms with their experience and live life in a positive way," explains Milbrath. "T...  More >>

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