History NEWS

Sharing Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell’s Private Life

blackwell_familyRecent acquisitions to the Colleges’ archives of personal letters and family photos of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) provide a rare glimpse into the personal life of HWS’ most celebrated alumna.…
 More >>

Commencement 2020: Curry ’75 to Deliver Address; Greenawalt ’66 and Jemison will also receive Honorary Degrees

Commencement-honorariesDuring the spring Commencement exercises, Hobart and William Smith will award the institution’s highest honor to three individuals whose profound personal and professional achievements intersect with critical aspects of the…
 More >>

Significant Photography Gifts Double Value of HWS Art Collections

Donated Photo Collections KColton 19-0034-00061Two substantial collections of photography recently donated to Hobart and William Smith Colleges showcase both the private lives of ordinary people and major cultural turning points of the 20th century,…
 More >>

An Epic Conversation on Women’s Activism

BayerIn conjunction with the fourth annual Women March and coincident with the centennial year of women’s suffrage, Professor and Chair of the Women’s Studies Department and former director of the…
 More >>

Beyrer ’81 on Confronting AIDS in the New Decade

For his life-saving work advancing public health and human rights - particularly the prevention of HIV/AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81 was bestowed the Hobart College Alumni Association's highest honor on Dec. 18 in Washington, D.C.In a December interview, internationally renowned epidemiologist Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer ’81 discussed healthcare, human rights and the primary challenges facing the HIV community ahead of AIDS 2020, the International…
 More >>

More History News >>



Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.