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RELIGIOUS STUDIES NEWS

Faculty Promotions

During the spring meeting of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustees, the Board, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, has approved the promotion of three faculty members to the rank of Full Professor, as well as granted Emeritus/Emerita status to four other faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, Nan Crystal Arens and Neil Laird, both associate professors of geoscience, and Ma...  More >>

Adams to Deliver Baccalaureate Address

A dedicated campus leader, adviser and scholar, The Rev. Lesley M. Adams HON'12, Chaplain of the Colleges, will deliver the academic year-end address at Baccalaureate, a signature event of Commencement weekend activities. At the Colleges, Adams' tenure as Chaplain has been marked by an unwavering attention to inclusion - religious, spiritual, cultural, racial, international and secular; as well a...  More >>

HWS Group Attends AIPAC Conference

Members from across the HWS community recently attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference. Harrison Schutzer '15, Max Feldman '15, Leah Segal '16, Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15, Dr. Alan Feldman P'15, and Ellen Ginsberg P'15 attended the conference in Washington, D.C., from M...  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 >>

Crane to Lecture on International Law

As part of this year's Human Rights and Genocide Symposium, David Crane, professor of practice at Syracuse University School of Law, will kick off the first lecture of the series with a talk focused on international law, questions of universal jurisdiction, and justice. The lecture will be held on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in the Sanford Room. Prior to his professorship at Syracuse, Crane was...  More >>