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One Bead Receives Key Donation

One Bead, a nonprofit organization Sara Wroblewski '13 created to raise money for a school in Kenya, has received a $40,000 contribution from a private donor, enabling her to work for the organization full-time for the next year. While Wroblewski is the chief executive officer of One Bead, she has not drawn a salary from the organization and has been working in the development office of Massachus...  More >>

“Troubling Convention” Addressed Equality

On the 166th anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments, July 19, 2014, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer moderated a panel discussion on the question of equality or liberation to a full house in the Guntzel Theater of the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Titled "Troubling Convention: Does Equality Ask Us to Settle for Less?" the passionate and i...  More >>

Kingery Publishes on Child Anxiety

Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Newman Kingery recently had an article accepted for publication by the journal Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. The article is titled, "A model-based cluster analysis of social experiences in clinically anxious youth: links to emotional functioning." She worked on the research project with colleagues from the University of Georgia. According to the researchers,...  More >>

Youth Court Internship Has Impact

During her time at HWS, Abby Tills '14 interned at the Ontario County Youth Court in Canandaigua, N.Y., for three years, working to make a positive impact on the community's youth. Deb Holland, director of the Ontario County Youth Court, explains that youth courts exist as an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system for youths that have committed minor offenses. The peer-driven prog...  More >>

Forensic Science Insight

Last fall, Sasha Borenstein '14 had the rare opportunity to attend an invitation-only seminar for roughly 200 of the top homicide investigators in the world. The event has never been open to students or the public. Her participation was made possible by Dr. Lowell J. Levine '59, a board-certified forensic dentist and the director of operations for the New York State Police Medicolegal Investigati...  More >>

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