Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:07:01 GMTMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:07:01 GMTConnor ’98 Among Best Designershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18232Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22596.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Cory Connor '98 was recently included among "The 15 Best Interior Designers in Jersey City," according to the BuildDirect blog, "Life at Home." The article noted Jersey City is "a cultural destination that supports a vibrant arts scene," adding "it is no surprise the area also boasts of incredible interior design talent." In putting together the list of "...Donor Wall Honors Cook Family, Parent Givinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18197Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22524.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In recognition of the generous and longstanding support of Honorary Trustee Langdon (Lang) L.H.D. '12 and Lyn Cook P'99, P'05, the parents of Hobart alums Whitney Cook '99 and Freddy Cook '05, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan recently dedicated The Cook Parents Circle Donor Wall. Located in the Scandling Campus Center, The Cook P...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...Shelden '13 Shares Peace Corps Insightshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18171Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22579.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For Emily Shelden '13, the study of Africa became a significant and influential part of her academic pursuits at Hobart and William Smith. As a double major in political science and Africana studies, it was Shelden's educational experiences at HWS that became a critical launching point for her service in Guinea's Haute region as a member of the Peace Corp...Milch ’90 Joins Goldberg Segallahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18167Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22561.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Stewart Milch '90 has joined the law firm Goldberg Segalla as a partner in its New York office, where he is a member of the firm's professional liability and appellate practice groups. Previously, he was a partner with Martin Clearwater & Bell, LLP. Milch focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and substantive legal writing. He has handled complex ...Klindera ’14 Joins Eaton Corporationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17998Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22563.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Andrew Klindera '14 has joined Eaton Corporation as senior environmental health and safety (EHS) engineer. Eaton is a "diversified power management company, specializing in electrical, hydraulic, and automotive manufacturing," and Klindera is based out of one of the company's largest facilities in the world, in Van Wert, Ohio. In his position, he focuses ...Scudamore ’55 Donates Paintinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18147Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22565.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Richard A. Scudamore '55 recently donated "Grand Manan," a painting by Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908), to Hobart and William Smith. A generous contributor to the Colleges Collection, Scudamore has donated a number of paintings of the Hudson River School and the California Impressionists over the years, including works by Jasper Cropsey, Dewitt Parsha...Stewardson Chairs Unite in Giving Backhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18208Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22534.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> To commemorate their final academic year at the Colleges, recently-named Stewardson Society chairs Aloysius Kolubah '15, Sarah Feldman '15 and Christopher Troy '15 have planned a host of events for the senior classes. The three have committed to brainstorming ways to continually increase the rate of gifts made to the Colleges by graduating seniors. "Wheth...Vanity Fair Features Alums’ Companyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18193Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22526.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hand in Hand, a company founded by Bill Glaab '06 and Courtney Apple '08, was recently featured in Vanity Fair. The article notes the company is "leading the charge to change the world, one bar of soap at a time." For every bar of soap purchased from Hand in Hand, a bar of soap and a month's worth of clean water is donated to a child in a developing natio...Talking Politics at HWS President's Forumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18196Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22522.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the midterm elections just around corner, a special HWS President's Forum Series program of the "Political Junkie Road Show" presented by "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin was recently held during Homecoming and Family Weekend. The forum, which covered everything from current events to political history, featured a...