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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Faculty Promotions

During the spring meeting of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustees, the Board, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, has approved the promotion of three faculty members to the rank of Full Professor, as well as granted Emeritus/Emerita status to four other faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, Nan Crystal Arens and Neil Laird, both associate professors of geoscience, and Ma...  More >>

Miller '15 Receives Princeton in Asia Acceptance

Dominque Miller '15 will go to Vietnam upon graduation to teach English through the Princeton in Asia Program. The program begins in mid-August and Miller will stay in Soc Trang, Vietnam, which is located in the Mekong Delta Region. Miller studied abroad in Vietnam in the fall of 2013 through a program offered by the Colleges' Center for Global Education, where she works as a program assistant. I...  More >>

Teach for America Features Soto '15

Selected as one of Teach for America's (TFA) newest corps members, Tatiana Soto '15 will soon be heading to Houston where she will serve as a bilingual teaching instructor for children between kindergarten and sixth grade. In addition, Soto was recently one of a select few corps members featured on the TFA website in an article, "Our Diverse and Talented 2015 Applicant Pool." The article discusse...  More >>

Witness to Innocence

This spring, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome two speakers from Witness to Innocence, a national organization that empowers exonerated death row survivors to advocate for the end of the death penalty in the United States. Sabrina Butler and Kirk Bloodsworth will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Vandervort Room on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14 and 15, respectively. Butler was a Mississipp...  More >>

Lavin ’81 returns to Geneva

Christopher N. Lavin '81 returned to Geneva in January as the new executive director of the Geneva Community Center and Boys & Girls Club of Geneva. "I've basically followed the sun, but I've always felt like a Geneva kid living somewhere else," Lavin said in a recent article announcing his appointment. "I always came home. I have family there. Some of my best friends are my former professors...  More >>

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