Beyond Borders Program Centers on Africa

Following a successful inaugural season, the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) Beyond Borders global leadership program has selected its 2016 student cohort to work with HWS faculty advisers and students from South Africa to examine critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Representing several majors and minors, the participants are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, M...  More >>

HWS Students Join Model African Union

Two delegations of Hobart and William Smith students representing Nigeria and South Africa recently participated in the inaugural Model African Union (Model AU) regional conference at Colgate University where they joined undergraduates from peer institutions to address some of today's most critical issues facing the continent. The conference, which connected members of the New York Six Liberal A...  More >>

Adeoye '18 at Truman National Security Project

As the 2016 presidential candidates debate national security, Rotimi Adeoye '18 is seeing his work as a political affairs intern with the Truman National Security Project take center stage. "Working with Truman was a great experience," says Adeoye, an international relations major who spent the summer of 2015 working for the national security leadership non-profit in Washington, D.C. "Watching so...  More >>

Luna '14 Interns at U.S. Embassy in Beijing

David Luna '14, a 2014 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow and currently a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, recently returned from an internship at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Following an 11-week Congressional internship on Capitol Hill last summer, his 10-week position in Beijing demonstrate...  More >>

International War Crimes Appeals Judge Fisher '70 Opens Season

The Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70, William Smith College alumna and Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, will be the first speaker of the 2015-2016 President's Forum Series on Monday, Sept. 21. As Justice of the Residual Special Court, Fisher presided over the appeal of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, the first sitting Head of State to be charged in an Internation...  More >>

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