Writing and Rhetoric News
Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeer
New York Times-Bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer joins the Hobart and William Smith community as the 2016-17 Trias Writer-in Residence. VanderMeer is the author of the award-winning "Southern Reach" trilogy ("Annihilation," "Authority," and "Acceptance"), released in 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As this year's Trias resident, VanderMeer will teach workshops and mentor students who have sho...
Harper '00 Named to TNJ 40 Under 40
At a ceremony this summer in New York City, Kareem Harper '00 was named to The Network Journal's list of "40 Under 40."
Compiled by TNJ, the quarterly magazine for black professionals and business owners, the list acknowledges men and women younger than 40, like Harper, whose professional accomplishments have significantly impacted their industry or profession, and who also have made an important...
Rugg '17 Explores the Effects of War
For Taylor Rugg '17, a single class during her first-year at HWS has led to an ongoing, interdisciplinary investigation into how individuals experience the effects of war.
The 2013 course, "Gender and Terror," taught by then-Fisher Center Fellow Brianne Gallagher, peaked Rugg's interest in the military and the effects of war.
"From the first class, I was hooked," Rugg recalls. The following sprin...
Lambos '18 Talks Pokémon on ABC News
During his internship with ABC News Channel 9's morning talk show "Bridge Street" in Syracuse, N.Y., Peter Lambos '18 works with the show's guests, pitches ideas for segments, handles social media posts and assists in production, editing and online distribution.
He also found himself in front of the camera this week.
"Recently, the app, Pokémon GO, has gone extremely viral and has become a global...
Beth Brophy '76 Featured on Huffington Post
Reflecting on the publication of her new novel, "Reunion," author and journalist Beth A. Brophy ’76 recently had two editorials featured in The Huffington Post. The pieces, "An Old School Writer Adapts to the New Publishing Landscape" and “Friendship: Real, Virtual And Fictional” link Brophy’s new novel to her personal insights about the publishing process and the nature of friendships, respectiv...