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Students Reflect on Clinton Global Initiative

Nicole O'Connell '16 and Meaghan Mahoney '14 were among approximately 1,000 undergraduate students from around the world selected to take part in the Clinton Global Initiative University this year. Former President Bill Clinton launched the University in 2007, modeled after the Clinton Global Initiative which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges. The organization annu...
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Creative Updates for Seneca Review

There's no limit to the creativity that fills the pages of the recently released Fall/Spring 2013-14 edition of Seneca Review. The edition marks the first to include "beyond category" work, as well as the introduction of "Beyond Category Online," the online version of the print publication. The latest issue branches out from Seneca Review's typical focus of the lyric essay, a cross fertilization ...
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Ramirez '12 Pursues Teaching Career

Following his graduation, Amaury Ramirez '12 joined the ranks of AmeriCorps' City Year program, devoting a full-year of community service at a school in his hometown. Since that pivotal moment in 2012, Ramirez has been working his way up the teaching ranks with a recent promotion as lead fourth-grade teacher at Success Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., for the upcoming school year. "My position this yea...
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Recognizing Academic Excellence

The annual Benjamin Hale dinner, named for a former president of Hobart College, will be held on Tuesday, April 15. The traditional Hobart year-end event will feature Jordan Printup '13, a current admissions intern at HWS, who will present a talk titled, "Two Worlds, One Journey." Recognizing Hobart students who have excelled in academics, the dinner will be held at 6:15 p.m. in the Vandervort Ro...
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Acclaimed Poet Willis Launches Trias Series

The Trias Series recently kicked off its spring semester line-up with a reading from poet Elizabeth Willis. Students, faculty and community guests crowded the Hirschson Ballroom for the critically-acclaimed writer's presentation. Willis shared poetry from latest publication, "Address" (2011), as well as from her other collection, "Meteoric Flowers" (2006), which has been praised by critics such a...
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