Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 04 May 2015 22:15:19 GMTMon, 04 May 2015 22:15:19 GMTGemmiti '14 Takes 2nd at College Emmyshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18703Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23699.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the 2015 College Television Awards, Stephen Gemmiti '14 earned second place in the "Best Series" category for "Young Adulterated," a 10-episode series that follows the colliding lives of five college students as they each try to navigate an explosive junior year. Gemmiti and the entire cast attended the 36th annual awards ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif...Cornell '15, Lynch '15 Explore Local Historyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18716Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23726.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Art history majors Katherine Cornell '15 and Kaytlynn Lynch '15 teamed up with the Geneva Historical Society as interns earlier this year to help preserve the rich history of community by digitizing the photography archives and helping to catalog items in the collection. The Historical Society collects, catalogs, preserves and studies artifacts that offer...HWS Presents at National BioChem Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18666Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23617.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A group of HWS students and faculty representing the Colleges' Biology and Chemistry Departments recently participated in the 2015 Annual American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference, one of the leading academic conventions of its kind. In attendance were Caitlyn Mitchell '15 and Carly Rolph '15, as well as Associate Professor of Bio...Mahajan '15 Reflects on Pre-Med Internshipshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18689Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23662.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Blackwell Medical Scholar Melissa Mahajan '15 always knew she wanted to study medicine, and has spent the past four years at HWS advancing that goal. Before heading off to SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine this coming fall, Mahajan '15 is spending her senior year interning with general surgeon Dr. Kristin Baltazar-Ford at Finger Lakes He...Chinese Teaching Associate Reflectshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18562Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23664.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Throughout the academic year, the Asian Studies Department has welcomed Yao Li as a Chinese Teaching Associate at the Colleges for 2015. Li arrives at HWS on behalf of the ALLEX Foundation, or the Alliance for Language Learning and Educational Exchange. The Foundation operates with the purpose of facilitating excellence within the study of East Asian lang...Cornell '15 Earns Research Fulbright to Indiahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18675Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23638.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Katherine Cornell '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to India where a highly prized research grant will give her the opportunity to study the conservation and preservation of historic sites and structures in New Delhi. Known for its competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's fl...Al Jazeera Interviews Philbrick Yadavhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18667Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23615.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a Saudi-led coalition intensifies its strikes in Yemen, where the Houthis -- the current group in charge of the country's capital -- are battling local opposition, Associate Professor of Political Science and Middle East scholar Stacey Philbrick Yadav recently shared her perspective on the situation with Al Jazeera. In the April 13 interview, Philbrick...Rodriguez-Mansilla on Spanish Golden Agehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18665Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23619.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Fernando Rodriguez-Mansilla recently joined three scholarly events centered on Spanish philology, sharing his expertise in the field as a keynote speaker and twice as guest lecturer. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the second part of "Don Quijote de la Mancha" (published in 1615), Rodriguez-Ma...Cerulli Named 2015 Guggenheim Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18662Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23606.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Anthony Cerulli is the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship, earning the sole award in the area of South Asian Studies this year. Since its establishment in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $325 million in Fellowships to almost 18,000 individuals, among whom are scores ...Cryan '15 Awarded Fulbright to Greecehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18658Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jeanine Cryan '15 has been named recipient of a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Greece, providing her a remarkable opportunity to serve as an English Teaching Assistant, while uniting her affinity of Greek culture and passion for education. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. governme...