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Vanity Fair Features Alums’ Company

Hand in Hand, a company founded by Bill Glaab '06 and Courtney Apple '08, was recently featured in Vanity Fair. The article notes the company is "leading the charge to change the world, one bar of soap at a time." For every bar of soap purchased from Hand in Hand, a bar of soap and a month's worth of clean water is donated to a child in a developing nation. "As of today, they have provided more t...  More >>

Seattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiled

Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go. I cannot help but also be very, very pro...  More >>

Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speaker

Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcomed 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 was held on Monday, Sept. 1 on Stern Lawn...  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 >>

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