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HWS Reflects on World War II

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II, HWS has initiated a regular series featuring the service of alumni, alumnae, and community members who were involved in war efforts overseas and at home. In conjunction with July 4 celebrations, the series explores themes of change, patriotism and pride that were intimately felt by the Colleges and across the globe. World War II drasticall...  More >>

Cavanaugh '12 working for Feature Film, Runoff

"Combining a sense of ecological urgency with a compelling yet stirring morality play, Runoff tells the story of a woman who goes to desperate lengths to save her family and farm when they are threatened from their land." For Sarah Cavanaugh '12, working as an outreach assistant for a feature film wasn't the career path she envisioned while working on her Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude in hist...  More >>

Salisbury Winners on the Go

The Charles H. Salisbury Jr. '63, P'94, L.H.D.'08 Summer International Internship Stipend will send three recipients -- Talia Azour '16, Caitlin Petty '16 and John (Jack) Slattery '16 -- to a combined total of nine countries on three continents to pursue their passions. Azour, a double major in international relations and sociology, will travel to New York, Argentina and Malaysia to intern with I...  More >>

Shank '16 with Major League Ultimate

Over this past winter break, Justine Shank '16 was granted an opportunity to contribute to one of the nation's fastest growing sports leagues, the Major League Ultimate (MLU), America and Canada's professional ultimate Frisbee league. This summer, she will rejoin the MLU, working full time as an event coordinator. Shank, a psychology major, with a triple minor in English, history, and media and s...  More >>

Cornell '15 Earns Research Fulbright to India

Katherine Cornell '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to India where a highly prized research grant will give her the opportunity to study the conservation and preservation of historic sites and structures in New Delhi. Known for its competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange ...  More >>

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