Colleges Receive Alden Trust Grant

Hobart and William Smith recently received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to reconfigure and refurbish two classrooms in Rosenberg and Gulick Halls into flexible learning spaces that now foster the integration of pedagogy and technology in the natural sciences. The renovations are congruent with the outcomes of a nearly two year comprehensive review and revision of the HWS curric...  More >>

Middleton '14: Software Developer at Markit

In the summer of 2013, the Hobart and William Smith Salisbury International Internship Stipend took Kathryn Middleton '14 from New York to London to India, thanks to an internship with Markit, a leading global financial information services company. Markit, whose chief operating officer is HWS Trustee Calvin "Chip" Carver Jr. '81, serves clients in the most significant institutions of the financ...  More >>

Rosensweig '83 on Free Tuition Proposal

Following President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two years of community college tuition-free to qualifying students, Chegg President and CEO Dan Rosensweig '83 (pictured on the right) offered his insights on the subject in an interview with Bloomberg West. "It's very ambitious and I appreciate it's objective, which is to lower the cost of education, which has been rising 6 to 7 percent a year...  More >>

Benya '14 Hired at NASA

Mark Benya '14 was hired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) not long after graduating from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. But landing the software design seat was not surprising for the young graduate who is already the founder and chief executive officer of three successful online advertising companies. In his position at NASA, Benya will design and develop software ...  More >>

Young Adulterated Final Pilot Released

The final pilot of "Young Adulterated," a 10-part film series written, directed, and filmed by Steve Gemmiti '14, was released on the project's website on June 3. Nearly twice as long and more refined than the series premiere shown at The Smith Opera House in April, Gemmiti explains this new release is "Finally representative of the product I knew it could be--and it's only just the beginning. We...  More >>

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