As she moved immediately from Spanish class to French class in her senior year of high school, Melissa Hosek '14 knew she wanted to be a lifelong language learner. She nurtured that passion through rigorous Chinese language courses and immersion programs throughout her four years at HWS, and is now one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a Chinese teacher. Hosek has been selected as th... More >>
The annual Benjamin Hale dinner, named for a former president of Hobart College, will be held on Tuesday, April 15. The traditional Hobart year-end event will feature Jordan Printup '13, a current admissions intern at HWS, who will present a talk titled, "Two Worlds, One Journey." Recognizing Hobart students who have excelled in academics, the dinner will be held at 6:15 p.m. in the Vandervort Ro... More >>
Hal Foster, Townsend Martin Class of 1917 Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, will present a public lecture on Wednesday, April 16 titled, "The Hamilton Test: On the Rapport between Painting and Photography in Pop Art." The talk will take place at 5 p.m. in Houghton House 112; a reception will follow in the Houghton House seminar room. Foster will be on campus as the Melvin ... More >>
Filmmaker David Holbrooke '87 will return to Geneva on Thursday, April 10, as the special guest lecturer for the independent documentary film festival, "Mountainfilm on Tour," that will take place at the Smith Opera House from 6 to 9 p.m. Among the films that will be screened at the event in Geneva are "Cascada" "SLOMO" "Paradise Found" "The Rider and the Storm" "Honnold 3.0" "35" "Nord for Sol... More >>
Following a highly competitive nationwide contest, David Luna '14 has been awarded a prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship for his dedication and determination to foster political and global awareness among fellow students, and desire to pursue a career in public service. He is the first HWS student to receive the honor. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Departmen... More >>
Members of the Department and 2013 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.