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Neveldine ’95 Returns to Class

Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95 has returned to his alma mater a number of times to share his knowledge and passion with students. Most recently, he and personal assistant Daniel Webb '13 spent a Tuesday evening with students in Professor of English Grant Holly's course, "The Art of the Screenplay." Neveldine has directed and filmed commercials and produced, acted in, written and...  More >>

Shafer, Students to Record Declaration

On the morning of July 19, 1848 Elizabeth Cady Stanton stood before an assembly of women and read the Declaration of Sentiments in the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, N.Y. On Saturday, Oct. 18, the public is invited to speak those same momentous words in that same historical space. Assistant Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer and students Molly Naef '16, Julia Yenco '16 and Amber William...  More >>

Mason ’14 Lands Media Position

Shortly after graduating from Hobart College, Andrew Mason '14 landed a position with Big Picture Entertainment, a full service theatrical, brand, and consumer product marketing company specializing in producing movie trailers and television commercials. "My position allows me to gain a broad understanding of the company as a whole as my role is to assist various departments," says Mason. Mason, ...  More >>

“Girl Rising,” Peace Corps at HWS

A film screening of "Girl Rising" will take place in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The documentary uses storytelling to inspire action that gets girls into classrooms worldwide in an effort to break cycles of poverty worldwide. The film will be screened from 7 to 9 p.m., and is free and open to the public. CNN Films' "Girl Rising" highlights the issues...  More >>

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 >>

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