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  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
     
    As unusual weather patterns strike the nation this winter, Macy Howarth '16 is investigating changes and trends in wind chill temperature. Howarth's Honors thesis, "Climatology of Wind Chill Temperatures across North America," condenses 30 years of d...

  • Friday, January 29, 2016
     
    Master drummer and dance instructor Ezra Barnett will offer a master class for students and HWS community members in the Barn at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29. Barnett, who will host other events next week as well, will lead participants in an introducto...

  • Thursday, January 28, 2016
     
    In her new book, "Crowds and Party" (forthcoming Feb. 9 from Verso Books), Jodi Dean, who holds the Donald R. Harter '39 Professorhip of the Humanities and Social Sciences, argues for a vision of leftist politics with a renewed focus on the political...

  • Thursday, January 28, 2016
     
    Writer and novelist Jess Row will kick off the spring 2016 Trias Residency Reading Series for Poetry and Creative Writing. He will join the Colleges for a weeklong residency beginning on Monday, Feb. 15, when Row will read from a selection of his wor...

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016
     
    Hobart and William Smith Colleges recently purchased a Brooks-Rand MERX-M methylmercury analyzer, an instrument that measures the concentrations of methylmercury in organisms collected from lakes and streams. The analyzer will be instrumental in furt...

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016
     
    A course module written by Assistant Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer was recently published in the winter 2015 volume of Teaching Media Quarterly. Shafer's article, "Progressive's Flo: Convergence Brand," outlines a course module that inve...

  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
     
    "End of the Rainbow," featuring Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Hatch, opens this month at the Kavinoky Theatre, a professional theatre on the campus of D'Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y. Written by Peter Quilter and directed by Lisa Ludwig, "E...

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
     
    In his Jan. 8 article in the The Nation, "Regime Change in Poland, Carried Out From Within," Professor of Political Science David Ost examines Poland's ruling reigning political party, the Law and Justice party (PiS), and its abandonment of "the ins...

  • Thursday, January 07, 2016
     
    Two years after a winter field study in the Bahamas, the HWS Geoscience Department is returning to the island of San Salvador for GEO 299: "Carbonates Ancient and Modern-The Bahamas," where students are developing hands-on experience in science and c...

  • Thursday, January 07, 2016
     
    Jiaqi "Talia" Chang '14 recently earned a perfect score on the N2 level of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), an exam held worldwide to evaluate and certify proficiency in Japanese of non-native speakers. The N2 level of the JLPT - which ...

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