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Life, the Universe, Hair: Hartwick Hosts Academic Seminar December 4

November 15, 2010

What's the future of life on earth? What's the Greenhouse Effect? Could the human race become extinct in the 21st century? How do people celebrate Christmas in Germany? Does the universe have a center? Are there dimensions beyond the three we live in every day? What, exactly, does hair mean to us in Western culture?

Prospective Hartwick students can find out the answers to these and lots of other questions at Hartwick's Annual Academic Seminar on Saturday, December 4. That's when some of the College's most celebrated faculty will take you inside the classroom and the cutting-edge research for which they've earned national and international praise.

Visit our registration page to reserve your spot.

Of course, you'll also tour our 425-acre campus, meet our students, and learn a lot about life outside the classroom: why we're famous for our study-abroad program, about our 17 varsity sports and 70 student clubs, our 10 to 1 student-faculty ratio, and educational program second to none. What does all this mean for Hartwick students? It means that 95% of pre-law students are admitted to law school and 75% of pre-med students to medical school. It means that 95% of graduates are employed or pursuing advanced degrees just six months from graduation.

"The Princeton Review" has once again named Hartwick College one of the best colleges in the Northeast in its online ranking, 2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region, and print edition, The Best Northeastern Colleges.

In its profile of Hartwick, The Princeton Review describes the College as "a small liberal arts school in upstate New York with a broad core curriculum, notable offerings in nursing and music education, and a 'very strong biology program.'" The review also highlights the Pine Lake Environmental Campus as "a natural classroom of woodlands" that is "an amazing retreat to either relax or study in."

Also noted are Hartwick's one-month intensive January Term program, internships, and classes, as well as study-abroad opportunities around the world. Students surveyed by The Princeton Review lauded Hartwick's small class sizes, double and triple majors, and easily approachable teachers.

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 888-HARTWICK (888-427-8942) or

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Christopher Lott
Phone: 607-431-4030