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From the Archives: Bringing HWS History to Life

In 2014, students in the 200-level Writer's Seminar looked back at the past 100 years of social history through stories and photographs uncovered in the Hobart and William Smith archives. The resulting projects -- combining visual and textual elements -- reveal a vividly textured portrait of the 20th century and how the Colleges changed with (and changed) the times. Susan Hess, the Writing and Te...
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Begg '15 to Present on National Writing Project

This March, Chelsea Begg '15 will present her research, "Inside the National Writing Project: The Philosophy of Teaching Learning" at the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Tampa, Fla. The Conference on College Composition and Communication supports and promotes the teaching and study of college composition and communication. Begg's research builds on her experienc...
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DeWees '16 Lands Top Teaching Internship

Breakthrough Collaborative, a college access organization, has honored Virginia DeWees '16 with a teaching fellow position in its consequential summer program. Repeatedly named as one of the Princeton Review's "Top 10 Internships in America," Breakthrough Collaborative also is acclaimed for its vast and innovative impact on youth as recognized by the White House. DeWees is one of only 30 students...
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Jack '15 Interns at EquancyNo11

Over the summer, Tatyanna Jack '15 completed an internship in New York City with EquancyNo11, a brand strategy and creative agency specializing in beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands. A double major in media & society and writing and rhetoric, Jack worked as a trainee in the Consumer Marketing and Branding department under Hobart alumnus Shane Samuel '13, who helped her to secure the interns...
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Gilbard '15 Publishes in Digital America

Appearing in the most recent issue of the University of Richmond's undergraduate journal Digital America, "Invasion of the Betches: Repercussions of Mean Girl Culture" by Morgan Gilbard '15 explores the pervasiveness of "mean girl" culture and the effects of its associated "bullying and superficiality [and] capitalist ideas like consumerism and social stratification." "What we consume growing up ...
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