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Standing-Room Only Crowd for Kevin Breel

Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcomed stand-up comic and noted mental health activist Kevin Breel as a guest of the Calvin R. Carver Sr. Lecture series. Recently featured as a presenter on the widely-popular TEDx Talks, Breel's HWS lecture was held for a standing-room only crowd on Wednesday, April 22, in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library. Blending humor and honesty to crea...  More >>

Colloquium on Infant Development

The Psychology Department will host a colloquium next week to discuss the research of Dr. Lauren Emberson. A member of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the University of Rochester, she will present her work titled "How Does Structured Experience Support Perceptual Development? Insights from Infant Neuroimaging." The colloquium will take place on Monday, March 30 at 4 p.m. in the San...  More >>

Platoni '74 featured on Fox News

Dr. Kathy Platoni '74, clinical psychologist and retired Army colonel, appeared on "Fox and Friends" on Sunday morning to discuss her recent article, "The Army's Fort Hood Disgrace," that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. In her article, Platoni, who was on site the day of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, argues that the U.S. Army has failed to provide justice for the survivors of the massacre and...  More >>

Board Welcomes Gomez '17, Grattan '17

Sydney Gomez '17 and Zach Grattan '17 have been elected as junior Student Trustees for the next academic year. As representatives of the HWS student body, Gomez and Grattan will sit on the Board of Trustees in governing the Colleges. A tradition at HWS each spring semester, the Student Trustee Election is a capstone practice that embodies the Colleges' value of collaborative relationships between...  More >>

Psych Students Present at SCCR

Amanda Faherty '15, Amber Eagan '15, Olivia Hanno '16 and Kristin Ressel '16 joined Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown in presenting at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Albuquerque, N.M. The annual SCCR conference draws professionals and students from across social science fields, including -- in addition to psychology -- anthropology, sociology, educati...  More >>

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