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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Sutton, Metz Present at Wood Library

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Sutton and Assistant Professor of Geoscience Nicholas Metz will deliver a pair of guest lectures at the Wood Library in Canandaigua, N.Y., as part of a special speaker series featuring HWS faculty members. Sutton will kick off the series with his talk, "Re-Entry: From Prison to Society," on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. The lecture will address...  More >>

Entrepreneurial Collaboration in Panama

This January, during an intensive three-week excursion in Panama, Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Jack Harris and 10 Hobart and William Smith students will collaborate with local citizens, businesses, government and non-governmental organizations to bring entrepreneurship and social change to life. In this asset-based community development project through the ThinkImpact program, the part...  More >>

Brown '17 Gets Insider Perspective

An individual major in entrepreneurial studies, Caitlin Brown '17 wanted to complement her coursework with an applied business experience. And during her internship as a sales intern for Kate Spade footwear at Schwartz & Benjamin, Inc., the skills Brown developed are "ones that I could not have learned in a classroom. Being able to work hands-on in the footwear showroom allowed me to familiar...  More >>

Srole Lecture Looks at Homelessness and Capital

As part of the annual Leo Srole Urban Studies Lecture series, Don Mitchell, author and Distinguished Professor of Geography in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, addressed pressing social issues including homelessness, criminalization and the role of the U.S. Department of Justice, focusing on contrasting events in Manhattan and Boise, Idaho. In his talk titled "Mean Streets," Mitchell lo...  More >>

Surviving and Thriving in the Work Place

Hoping to provide a guide for surviving, thriving and finding happiness in the corporate world, Faith James '13 recently began writing her first novel - a compilation of short stories, anecdotes and one-liners providing insight into the workplace. To support the book, James launched a Go Fund Me Page as a platform for both contributing stories to the book as well as providing funding to support t...  More >>

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