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Five Faculty Members Granted Tenure

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, recently approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to four faculty members, and awarded tenure to Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May. Effective July 1, Assistant Professor of Education Khuram Hussain, Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Kirin Makker, Ass...  More >>

Janssen '16 Pens Novel for Honors Project

Garrett Janssen '16 spent more than a year crafting a coming-of-age novel for his English Honors thesis. Currently a third of the way completed, the novel, "A Line in the Sand," takes a unique approach to the genre, exploring the cultural and societal struggles of adolescents through the perspective of two popular teens. "So much material in that genre is told from the perspective of the outcast,...  More >>

Freedom of Mind: HWS Faculty Guide Prison Education

Associate Professor of English Laurence Erussard taught two sections of a course on medieval literature this past spring. On paper, the classes are indistinguishable. Students in both sections have the same rigorous coursework, read the same texts, and complete a final. But one class, about 20 miles from the Hobart and William Smith campus, took place at Five Points Correctional Facility in Romul...  More >>

Barnett '16 to Attend Syracuse Law School

With his sights set on one day owning a law firm, Connor Barnett '16 will enter Syracuse University College of Law to pursue his J.D. this fall. The three-year program will allow Barnett to enhance his study with trial classes, internships, and clinic work. "I chose the Syracuse Law program because not only do they have an amazing curriculum but they offer many opportunities to gain experience in...  More >>

Solar Energy at HWS

Hobart and William Smith are taking another meaningful step toward climate neutrality with the creation of two local solar farms, which will not only deliver 50 percent of the Colleges' power through renewable energy, but will also provide new hands-on curricular opportunities for students. The first solar array, located on Route 14 (Lyons Road) in the Town of Geneva (North of the City of Geneva)...  More >>

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