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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Weissman on Prison Reform

Marsha Weissman, founder and executive director of the Center for Community Alternatives, will lead a discussion on her efforts to reform school disciplinary and prison policies on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. Assistant Professors of Anthropology and Sociology Jim Sutton and Kendra Freeman are hosting the discussion that is open to the publi...  More >>

Laurel Brown '18: On the Ice

With support and motivation from her family, Laurel Brown '18 has been an avid skater and hockey player since age eight. "Now here on campus my teammates have really become a second family," she says. "They have made the past two years unforgettable and they all work unbelievably hard both on and off the ice. Their dedication to hockey keeps me focused and I'm really grateful that I have them." H...  More >>

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 >>

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