SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS
Halter '16 Awarded "Drum Major for Service"
At the spring 2016 Day of Service, Sophie Halter '16 was presented with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Drum Major for Service" award in recognition of her commitment to community engagement and service during her time at Hobart and William Smith. Named for the "Drum Major Instinct" sermon that King delivered in 1968, the national service award honors "volunteers who perform extraordinary everyda... More >>
Scott '19 Named 2016 Newman Fellow
Saoirse Scott '19 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2016 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. "I am thrilled that Saoirse has been selected for the Newman Civic Fellow Award and believe that her demonstrated commitment to civic engagement and community advocacy will continue... More >>
Fisher Center Kicks off Spring 2016 Series
The 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men continues its examination of the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with Kathryn Yusoff's talk "Towards the Idea of a Black Anthropocene." Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating the ep... More >>
Borenstein '14 Joins L.A.P.D.
After six months of rigorous physical and tactical training at the Los Angeles Police Academy, Sasha Borenstein '14 has recently been partnered with an officer in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to complete the field training required to become a full-time officer. For Borenstein, the accomplishment is putting her one step closer to her long-term goal of becoming a homicide investigator,... More >>
HWS Dance Links Generations
United by their association to the HWS Dance Department, William Smith alumnae Jeanne Schickler Compisi '96 and Kaitley Wozer '15 recently shared the stage at the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival alongside professional dance colleagues in pieces choreographed by Professor of Dance and Coordinator of the Social Justice Studies Program Donna Davenport and Assistant Professor of Dance... More >>