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Studying Brazil’s Economy Firsthand

For three weeks this summer, nine HWS students took part in an immersive course in Brazil, "The Brazilian Economy" (ECON 225). Led by Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende, the program took place in São Paulo from May 19 to June 9, 2014. Students Alexandre Furtado '15; Andrew Hopkins '16; Fajri Jackson '15; Matthew Johnson '15; Katlain Meyer '17; Sima Rana '15; Robert Serenbetz '14; Aar...  More >>

FLI Summer Sustainability Interns

Mary McLoughlin '15 and Cameron Benoit '16 are spending the summer working as sustainability interns for the Finger Lakes Institute. Each is focusing on a different area of sustainability at the Colleges, from preparing the Eco Representatives to change student habits for a lifetime to working to curb greenhouse gases institutionally. Their internships are funded by the Office of Sustainability ...  More >>

Zaverton '15 Tracks Financial Movement

Working under the president of Markit, Kyle Zaverton '15 is gaining unique insight into high-level decision-making at a leading global provider of financial information services. Throughout the summer, Zaverton, a dual major in mathematics and economics, is creating a report for the Asian management team in order to track the company's status within the Asia Pacific region, which he will submit t...  More >>

Cytryn '14 Hired by Bloomberg

Courtney Cytryn '14 was recently hired by Bloomberg L.P., an international business and financial leader. Bloomberg is known largely for its product, the Bloomberg terminal, which is software that contains economic market data that traders use every day to enhance their exchanges. In September, Cytryn will start an eight-week training program for Bloomberg as a global data analyst for the company...  More >>

Five Faculty Named Professor Emeritus

Effective June 30, 2014, five retiring Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members will be named Professors Emeritus: Professor of Economics Geoffrey Gilbert; Professor of Economics Christopher Gunn; Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Dunbar Moodie; Professor of History Daniel Singal; and Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Spates. Emeritus/a status recognizes faculty service...  More >>

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