Offering community members a space for meditation and quiet moments of repose, students in Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Gabriella D'Angelo's "Introduction to Architectural Design I" course recently constructed a meditation labyrinth at Jefferson Street Park in the Founders Square neighborhood. The class partnered with the City of Geneva, the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center (GNR... More >>
Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been selected as one of three national finalists in the 2015 Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA Service Learning Contest open to institutions with fewer than 15,000 enrolled students. The competition promises up to $10,000 to fund the proposed service project, which would help finance both the purchase of 100 fruit trees and maintenance after the initial ... More >>
Spending her summer in Honolulu, Jennifer Switzer '16 interned with the Make-A-Wish Foundation Hawaii, a nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening conditions by providing them with extraordinary experiences. The Hawaii chapter alone granted 475 wishes to children this year. For many children from the mainland, those wishes involve visiting Hawaii and Switzer ... More >>
Thanks to the diligent efforts of the student-run organization HWS Votes, this semester marks yet another successful season of voter registration at the Colleges, with more than 180 students who registered to vote or requested an absentee ballot. Throughout the fall semester, HWS Votes focused efforts on registering as many HWS students as possible ahead of today's Nov. 3 election. "It's importan... More >>
As part of the annual Founder's Day celebration on Monday, Nov. 16, William Smith College will welcome back three alumnae who exemplify the concept of "Women Moving Women Up." Kendall Walton Farrell '92, executive director of Bottomless Closet, will discuss her work with the non-profit organization that provides an array of career coaching services for women ranging from interview preparation to ... More >>
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