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Noted Author Souder to Offer Environmental Talk

Named the first guest of the History Department's Robert Huff Lecture series, critically acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize finalist William Souder will give an Earth Day presentation on the late conservationist, Rachel Carson, and the early history of the environmental movement. A well-respected and noted writer, Souder's lecture, "Rachel Carson and the Origins of the Environmentalism," will be...  More >>

Irish Women Singers, Songs Lecture

Mary McPartlan will give a public lecture, "A History of Irish Traditional Women Singers and Songs since the 1900s," on Monday, April 14. McPartlan is director of the highly successful and popular innovative Arts in Action program and a teaching member of the staff at National University of Ireland, Galway. The lecture will take place in Trinity 300, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. A high-profile profession...  More >>

Frelinghuysen '69, L.H.D.'01 Runs for Reelection

U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen '69, L.H.D.'01 (R-N.J.) was recently featured in the Daily Record, N.J., for announcing that he will run for reelection. Frelinghuysen is serving his 10th term as the Representative for New Jersey's 11th Congressional District. He is chair of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and serves on the key appropriations subcommittees of Defense, Energy and Water...  More >>

Ukraine, Russia and the Current Crisis

In light of Russian President Vladimir V. Putin's decision to reclaim the formerly Ukrainian region of Crimea and the resulting international relations conflict, members of the Hobart and William Smith and Cornell faculty will convene on Wednesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Geneva Room of the Warren Huntington Smith Library for a discussion titled "Ukraine, Russia, and the Current Crisis." The for...  More >>

Rome Bureau Chief Simpson '63 Joins PFS

Victor Simpson '63, former Rome Bureau Chief for the Associated Press, will share his insights about a career chronicling four papacies as a guest of the President's Forum Speaker Series on Monday, March 31. His talk titled, "Roman Holiday: 40 years as a foreign correspondent" will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Geneva Room of the Melly Academic Center. It is also available online. During his car...  More >>