With more than three decades as a photographer under his belt, Chief HWS Photographer Kevin Colton has picked up more than a few tricks for taking truly magnificent photos. This week, Kevin shares his top five photo tips for a more powerful picture. So pick up your camera and snap away!

Matt Ketchum '08, who had been teaching English in two high schools on the Northeast coast of Japan at the time of the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, shares his thoughts one year later.

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku caused a tsunami that devastated Japan. In the time that has passed, the country has worked to rebuild and overcome the tragedy that cost the lives of nearly 16,000 people.

Ketchum currently lives in Tokyo, where he teaches English to elementary and high school students. He is also active with My Japan, an organization which allows photographers to sell prints that represent the beauty of Japan with all proceeds benefiting earthquake and tsunami victims. Ketchum graduated from Hobart with a B.A. in Asian Languages and Cultures.

The Monster Cookie is an integral and delicious part of Hobart and William Smith traditions. Here, Saga's-famed catering manager Pat Heieck offers the recipe for two-dozen Monster Cookies.

In celebration of St. Patty's Day, Interim Provost Pat McGuire and his wife, Sandy McGuire, share eight, little known places to visit while traveling in Ireland.

The week of March 5 through 9 is Wellness Week at Hobart and William Smith. For HWS online community members who can't stop by and take advantage of the wellness-boosting activities, Director of Recreation and Fitness Russ Hess offers his Seven Fit Tips.

When it comes to gas prices, no one on campus has their eye on the pump more than Professor of Economics Tom Drennen, who created computer models of numerous alternative energy systems nearly a decade ago.

On March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order that established the Peace Corps.

Craig Rimmerman, professor of public policy studies, read nearly 70 books last year and shares his list with the HWS community.

Les Friedman, professor of media and society, has compiled his Oscar picks for the 84th Academy Awards that will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 26.

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