Conwall '09 Named "Rising Star"

Jason Conwall '09, the upstate press secretary for Empire State Development, was recently named a "Rising Star" in City & State magazine's 40 Under 40 list. Each year City & State, the only media company devoted solely to covering government and politics in New York, identifies the state's up-and-coming leaders. This year's competition included "hundreds of notable elected officials, advo...  More >>

Williams '15 Explores Climate Change

Samuel Williams '15 is currently conducting research at the Tree Ring Laboratory in the Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, N.Y., working on the Blue Intensity Measurements Project with the Director of the Laboratory Edward R. Cook. The opportunity came about through contacts he made while abroad last summer as a recipient of the Salisbury Summer International Inter...  More >>

“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFS

The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of the President's Forum Series. It w...  More >>

Baker '15 Interns with Mundipharma

Georgia Baker '15 is completing an internship for the multinational pharmaceutical company, Mundipharma, in Basel, Switzerland. Baker, a political science major with a minor in law and society, is currently working with the company's in-house lawyer. As an intern with the legal department of the company, Baker is helping to oversee transactions and regulations for its offices located across the g...  More >>

Roth ’82 Jewish Community Foundation VP

Rise Roth '82 has been named vice president for philanthropy by the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. As such, she will manage the Aim Chai Endowment Campaign, a community-wide collaboration whose goal is to strengthen and sustain the future of Jewish Hartford. An article announcing her appointment appeared in the Jewish Ledger Connecticut Edition. "Rise has been a positive force i...  More >>

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Pi Sigma Alpha

Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. HWS has had the Chi Phi chapter since 1999 and initiated over 100 members.


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