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Frishman, Singal on Obama's State of the Union

Offering their observations on President Barack Obama's final State of the Union Address, Professor of Economics Alan Frishman and Professor Emeritus of History Daniel Singal were quoted in the front-page Finger Lakes Times article, "How did Obama do? Locals have their say," on Wednesday, Jan. 13. "He obviously, in part, wanted to go after this incredibly dark picture of the country and the world...  More >>

Hiers '79 Authors Sci Fi Series

Author David Hiers '79 recently released "First Contact Cube," the third book in his "First Contact" trilogy - a science fiction series that takes a realistic and modern day approach to human contact with aliens. Through his writing, Hiers says he's following the "road less traveled" in terms of the way aliens are typically portrayed in media. In his works, humans are generally unaware of the enc...  More >>

Frishman on Misleading Election Results

An article written by Professor of Economics Alan Frishman discussing how election results are often misleading was recently published in the Democrat and Chronicle. In the article, "Election Results are not a Clear Mandate," Frishman argues that elected officials claim to represent the will of the people, but are often elected by only a small minority of voters due to low voter registration and ...  More >>

McGuire '78 Featured in Boston Globe

Venture capitalist Terry McGuire '78, a founding partner at Boston-based venture capital firm Polaris Partners, was recently featured in a Boston Globe article, "Five things you should know about Terry McGuire." The article highlights McGuire's philosophy on being a venture capitalist and his trajectory to success, beginning with one of the first sparks of inspiration he experienced regarding ent...  More >>

Six Compete in Simon Business School Competition

For the fourth consecutive year, HWS students received top honors in a competition hosted by the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. Six HWS students attended the Early Leaders Case Competition (ELCC), where they competed among a pool of 50 students from some of the top business schools in the country. The competition brings together undergraduate students to compete in a busine...  More >>

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