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Peace and Social Justice in Indonesia

The members of the HWS One-on-One Friendship Club are currently preparing an event, "Youth Dialogue: Indonesia and the United States," to feature the service trip to Indonesia of Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar and Colleen Moore '16. Their work with the Global Aliya Indonesia Foundation (GAIF) will be presented on Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. The location is forthcoming. Founded by An...  More >>

Kaenzig on BBC, Discusses Introverted Vantage Point

William Smith Associate Dean Lisa Kaenzig recently appeared as a guest expert on the BBC podcast "The Why Factor" to discuss her extensive research on introverted personality types. Featured throughout the podcast, Kaenzig offers her perspective on the ways in which people with introverted personalities function in work, school and social settings. "I'm really a raging extrovert," she admits. "I ...  More >>

Training Teachers, Writers and Readers

For the past 20 years, Professor of Education Charlie Temple has served as an expert volunteer trainer for the Canadian Organization for Development through Education (CODE). For the last five, he has worked as the international trainer for CODE's Reading-Sierra Leone project, which engages teachers, schools and children to promote literacy and so far has published 14 illustrated books for childr...  More >>

Serving Children at Wediko Summer Program

At the Wediko Summer Program, six William Smith students and recent graduates earned a combined total of 4,500 clinical hours as they worked at the AmeriCorps placement site with more than 100 youth, ages nine to 19, to build self-esteem and discover their strengths. Cassidy Smith '16, Emma Flynt '18, Julianne Peebles '19, Sarah Banta '19, Elizabeth Hawes '19 and Maryum Raheem '16 spent the summe...  More >>

Building an Anti-Bias Classroom

Exploring the theme "No Place Like Home," the 2016 Fisher Center lecture series kicks off on Tuesday, Sept. 6 with a participatory workshop, "Our Schools: Building an Anti-Bias Classroom," led by Stephanie Kenific '17. This summer, with the support of a Fisher Center Woodworth Fellowship, Kenific researched ways to reshape the Common Core Learning Curriculum to serve feminist and anti-racist pri...  More >>

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