Former Cuban Diplomat Visits HWS

This fall, Carlos Alzugaray Treto, former ambassador of Cuba to the European Union, will visit the Hobart and William Smith campus to discuss the recently reestablished diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, and the international implications of that agreement. "Ambassador Alzugaray Treto's visit gives us an invaluable opportunity to engage in dialogue with a distinguished Cuban diplo...  More >>


A Summer at the Smithsonian

This summer, Kathryn Hackett '17 completed an internship for the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of 19 museums, galleries, research facilities and educational centers of international renown, located in the District of Columbia. "I am interested in alternative forms of education that can be found outside of a traditional classroom setting," says Hackett. "I wanted to find out how the educat...  More >>


"Culture of Respect" Film Series

This fall, a film series titled "The Culture of Respect" will shine a spotlight on issues of race, class, gender, sexuality and ability. Open to the HWS community, each screening will feature an HWS faculty or staff presenter who will contextualize the film, highlight topical themes and discuss historical and contemporary resonances with the audience. "For a culture of respect to be truly inclusi...  More >>


Farnsworth Joins the Board of Education

Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies May Farnsworth has been elected to a five-year term on the Geneva City Schools Board of Education. She was sworn in on Friday, July 1, along with three other elected members. As she told the Finger Lakes Times earlier this year, she intends "to support families and community members in their efforts to offer our youth an enriching lear...  More >>


Farnsworth Publishes Children's Book

Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies May Farnsworth recently published her first children's book, "You're Joking: Animal Jokes for Children." Appealing to young readers ready to laugh as well as budding biologists, the book includes 30 pages of illustrated jokes and a "Did You Know" section with information about the animals featured in the book. Farnsworth coauthored "Yo...  More >>



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