Women's Studies Launches Virtual Hub

In the Women's Studies (WMST) senior seminar this spring, students created a web page, FEM*NET, a website run entirely by students that gives alumnae, alumni, students (from HWS and elsewhere) and feminists a space to reflect and interact critically about important themes that surround women in the world. The blog-style site, which describes itself as "a space is for feminists to engage with one ...  More >>

Honoring Veterans at The Wall

As director of events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), JoAnn Waller '04 oversees the organization's commemorative tributes at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as The Wall. Located in Washington, D.C., The Wall draws millions of visitors each year to pay respect to the more than 58,000 service members who gave their lives in Vietnam. The names of these men and women are i...  More >>

McDowell '15 Earns Fulbright

In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, and it's an honor to have been chosen," explains McDowell, who double-majored in environmental studies and Spanish & Hispanic studies, with a minor...  More >>

Final Spring Fisher Center Lecture

Concluding the 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men, Marcela Romero Rivera and Rob Maclean will explore the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" and its connections to race, class and art on Wednesday, April 13. Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating...  More >>

Three Miles Lost Video Goes Viral

Three Miles Lost, the Colleges' female a cappella group, has received an outpouring of support and national attention for the music video they created to accompany their original rendition of Lady Gaga's Oscar-nominated song, "Til it Happens to You." The video is competing in the Sing for Survivors national contest to combat sexual assault. Click here to vote for the video to be selected as a top...  More >>



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