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Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speaker

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, as keynote speaker for Convocation 2014. Beyrer's life-saving work advancing public health and human rights has changed perceptions and behaviors, and improved the health of individuals, communities and countries around the world. Convocation will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept....  More >>

Hood on Second Ave Subway

As a leading expert on the New York City subway system, Clifton Hood, professor of history and the George E. Paulsen '49 Professor of American History and Government, was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio for a segment on the ongoing construction of the Second Avenue subway line in New York City. Offering a historic look at the project now entering its fourth year, Hood explained that the idea for b...  More >>

Friedenberg '91 Releases “Among Ravens”

The trailer for "Among Ravens," a film by Russell Friedenberg '91 is now available online. The film also premieres this month at the Nantucket Film Festival, and will open in select theaters in July. Friedenberg wrote, co-directed, and appeared in the film. Seen through the eyes of nine-year-old Joey, "Among Ravens" is the story of old friends who get together for their annual Fourth of July reu...  More >>

Price '91 Interviewed

Penry Price '91, vice president of global sales for LinkedIn's marketing solutions division, was interviewed for an article in Adexchanger.com because LinkedIn is one of the tech companies to attend the Cannes Lion advertising festival. In discussing how LinkedIn is becoming creative with its member experience, Price says, "By being (at Cannes), we're talking to brands and agencies about what we'...  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 >>

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