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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 >>

Ramey Publishes New Book

Assistant Professor of Economics Elizabeth Ramey recently published "Class, Gender and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century," an exploration of the ways in which agriculture, class and the roles of women shaped the current trajectory of U.S. agricultural development. When Ramey began her research, she intended to examine the farm crisis of the 1980s, which, growing up on a family farm in ...  More >>

Inside the News: Economic Sanctions Against Russia

Months after the initial protests in Ukraine over now-deposed President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to side with Russia over the European Union, fighting continues in Ukraine's eastern provinces, where pro-Russian separatists prevented voting, the New York Times reported, as the country elected its new president, Petro Poroshenko. With the U.S. and the E.U. imposing economic sanctions on Russia ...  More >>

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