Beyond Borders in South Africa

Seven students participating in the Beyond Borders global leadership program will travel to South Africa this summer to expand on their study of critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Students in the program offered by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, Molly Dietrich '17, Kimberly Gutierrez '17, Mary Kubinski '17, Domenic Mero...  More >>

Tanaka Series Welcomes James Mark Shields

James Mark Shields, associate professor of comparative humanities and Asian thought at Bucknell University, recently served as a guest of the Tanaka Asian Studies Lecture Series on April 18, delivering the talk, "Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan." "Professor Shields is one of the leading specialists in radical and progressive Buddhism, pushing the boundaries of ho...  More >>

Meet the Fulbrights

HWS and the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program have continued a longstanding partnership this year, with the Colleges currently hosting four teaching assistants from around the world. At HWS, the FLTAs share their native language and experiences through seminar classes, weekly conversation groups and engagement in student cultural organizations. Hiba Amro, from Amman, Jordan, ha...  More >>

Students in D.C. for Model African Union

Five HWS students recently served as representatives of the Republic of Djibouti during the national Model African Union Conference at Howard University in Washington, D.C. where they deliberated on important policies and issues facing Africa. Advised by Assistant Professor of Economics Keoka Grayson, the team from Hobart and William Smith, which included Oluwaseun Adetola '17, Ato Bentsi-Enchill...  More >>

Moore '16 Tackles Diplomacy, Musical Activism

For her Honors thesis, Colleen Moore '16 is combining her passions for international relations and music, investigating the impact that musicians and musical events have on political and social movements. An international relations and political science double major and music minor, Moore notes that "through the interdisciplinary approach that I've learned at HWS," she has discovered that the in...  More >>

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