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Reform and Compromise in Partisan Politics

In her President's Forum Series talk, "Dysfunction in Washington and Bi-Partisan Politics," Victoria Reggie Kennedy urged the audience, regardless of personal political beliefs, to be open to other perspectives and to participate in the democratic process. "What does a government of the people require?" she asked. "People. The involvement of the people, the knowledge of the people, the participat...  More >>

PFS Hosts Policy Expert Galston

In his weekly Politics & Ideas column in the Wall Street Journal, political theorist and writer William A. Galston has recently explored viewpoints on topics ranging from President Barack Obama's foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, inflation and U.S. economic growth, and social security and the standard of living for future generations. On Monday, Sept. 29, the Hobart an...  More >>

D'Agati '15 Interns with U.S. State Dept.

This September, Caitlyn D'Agati '15 will begin an internship with the U.S. Department of State as a liaison in developing educational and cultural exchange program. In 2013, President Barack Obama announced the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program to increase educational exchanges in the Western Hemisphere and strengthen U.S. relations with the countries of the Americas. By 2020, the 100,000 St...  More >>

Weather and Wine

When Daniel Budmen'15 studied environmental meteorology with Associate Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird, he had no idea that setting up a weather station at a vineyard would lead him to want to pursue a career in grape growing - nor that by his last summer at HWS he'd be working in seven vineyards in Napa Valley, Calif. Currently an intern with Constellation Brands, Budmen is based out of the R...  More >>

Kenific ’17 Has Musical Summer

Now in its fourth year, the Geneva Music Festival annually brings internationally acclaimed musicians to the Finger Lakes region with the goal of entertaining, inspiring and nurturing a lifelong appreciation of classical music. For Stephanie Kenific '17, who is spending the summer interning with the festival, the program has done all of that - and more. "I didn't have much background in classical...  More >>

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