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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

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 >>

Perkins, Craig Publish Bullying Study

A new scholarly article co-authored by Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins, Professor of Chemistry David Craig and Harvard University Health Policy doctoral student Jessica Perkins has been published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of School Health. The article, "No Safe Haven: Locations of Harassment and Bullying Victimization in Middle Schools," explores the various middle school se...  More >>

Geneva, South Africa and UN Goals

This spring, HWS students and faculty will collaborate with their counterparts in South Africa in a unique independent study program, "Beyond Borders." The semester-long academic partnership with the Stellenbosch University's Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Leadership Development (FVZS) was developed by Solomé Rose, the Global and Community Leadership Fellow at the Centennial Center for L...  More >>

Atkinson Eames ’83 in Boston Globe

Elizabeth Atkinson Eames '83 was recently featured in The Boston Globe for her latest award-winning "tween" book series. "The Sugar Mountain Snow Ball" is due out next year and another pending release in 2016. "There is so much out there that is full of angst and dark feelings," Atkinson Eames says. "I try to give kids hope and make them laugh a little at life and themselves." Atkinson Eames earn...  More >>

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