Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 01 Nov 2014 05:41:24 GMTSat, 01 Nov 2014 05:41:24 GMTSemester Explores Ancient Romehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18250Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22647.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best grou...Koffi-Tessio Discusses Subalternhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18241Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22643.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Sentiments & Declarations Series continued on Thursday, Oct. 23, with a discussion, "Hearing The Voice of The Subaltern. Mayotte Capecia's 'I Am a Martinican Woman,'" by Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Marie-Hélène Koffi-Tessio. In 1948 Paris, a young woman from the French Caribbean published the story of her life, received a...HWS Juniors to Attend Upstate Medicalhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18157Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22615.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When Hannah Connolly '16 and Courtney Franceschi '16 first met while they were high school students, they bonded over their mutual interest in medical school and the options offered by the partnership between HWS and SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. Upon arriving at HWS, the two reconnected, becoming fast friends and roommates. Following ...Summer Research Fund Honors Gloverhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18203Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22571.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over three decades ago, Professor Emeritus of Biology Thomas Glover spearheaded the relationship between the Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) that has since flourished and provided hundreds of students with invaluable research experience. To honor the instrumental role Glover played in this relationship throughout h...Gallouët Participates in Annual Meetinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18207Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22589.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, recently participated in the 2014 Northeastern American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (NEASECS) conference held recently at Syracuse University. The theme was "Commemoration, Memory, Posterity." Gallouët delivered the paper "Integrating the French 18...Bentsi-Enchill '17 Wins 2nd Idea Contesthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18212Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22550.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, the winner of the 2014 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest at Hobart and William Smith, was recently named winner of the 2014 StartUpAfrica's Idea Generation competition. At both Idea Generation and the Pitch, Bentsi-Enchill landed top honors for his business idea, RevisionPrep, an online educational service that combines exam preparati...HWS Psychology Joins ABCT Conventionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18179Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22553.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos will present her latest research this November at the 48th Annual Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies Convention (ABCT). Titled "Stress and Loneliness as Predictors of Depression in First Year College Students," Bodenlos' research focuses on the critical stages that students go through during t...Spates Offers Lecture at Roycrofthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18210Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22536.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jim Spates delivered a lecture on the 19th century British art and social critic, John Ruskin, at the annual Roycroft Arts & Crafts Conference in East Aurora, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 4. His illustrated lecture used many pictures from a just completed trip to Venice, including a famous phrase of Ruskin's, was called: "‘T...Mayshle Explores Memory and Presence in Manilahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18199Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22528.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his study of Filipino heritage, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Peter Mayshle explores the relationship between public memory and "presence." Mayshle, who joined the faculty in 2014, is in the process of revising his Ph.D. dissertation -- "Walled Memoria: Presencing Memory Sites in Intramuros, Manila" -- for publication. The dissertation ex...Miller, Students Present at ACShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18180Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22516.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Miller and students Steffi Cramer '15, Janae Garofalo '15 and Grace Hutton '16 presented a poster at the American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting held in San Francisco this summer. The poster was titled, "Spiruchostatin A and potential anticancer analogs via a latent thioester solid-phase route," and the res...