Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 21:31:34 GMTFri, 24 Oct 2014 21:31:34 GMTTurboVote Tracks, Boost Campus Votinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18239Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22619.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through TurboVote, HWS has been helping students register to vote and engage consistently with the democratic process. In 2012, HWS Votes began working with TurboVote, a project of the nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit Democracy Works, to provide students with registration information and opportunities, including absentee ballots, and "make it easy for stud...Saperstein '04 to Speak on Autismhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18251Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22621.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Author, speaker and autism advocate Jesse Saperstein '04 will return to campus to give a lecture about the strength of individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as the importance of accepting and including people of all unique abilities and characteristics. The talk is part of the series of disability-related events run by the HWS Global Initiative on D...Castro Joins Trias Serieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18240Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22626.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Adrian Castro, the Cuban-Dominican poet, performer and interdisciplinary artist, will read from his work as a guest of the Trias Series, curated by Trias Writer-in-Residence Chris Abani. Castro's talk will take place on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hirshson Ballroom; it is free and open to the public. "Adrian Castro weaves myth, history, music, ...Election 2014 Eventshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18195Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22604.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Political Science Department will sponsor a series of events to discuss candidates and debate the issues at stake in this midterm election year. On Oct. 29, President Mark D. Gearan and Associate Professor DeWayne Lucas, Assistant Professor Joe Mink, and Professor Iva Deutchman, all of the Political Science Department, will lead a panel discussion...Reform and Compromise in Partisan Politicshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18245Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22611.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In her President's Forum Series talk, "Dysfunction in Washington and Bi-Partisan Politics," Victoria Reggie Kennedy urged the audience, regardless of personal political beliefs, to be open to other perspectives and to participate in the democratic process. "What does a government of the people require?" she asked. "People. The involvement of the people, t...Chin’s Sentient Kitchen at Alfredhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18246Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22617.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Sentient Kitchen," by Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin, will be on exhibit at the Llewellyn Gallery at Alfred State College from Oct. 23 until Nov. 13. There will be an opening reception and artist talk on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The exhibit examines the convergence between technology and biology. "As the machines that assis...Janet Halley Discusses Sexual Misconduct Policyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18256Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22634.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Janet Halley will present a talk about sexual misconduct policy on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in Stern 103. The lecture is sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men and the Office of Student Affairs. Halley's insight "may provide perspective into what we should be mindful of as we look at our own Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy, help...Ecofeminism, Veganism Discussionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18234Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22591.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to broaden the focus of HWS Food Week 2014, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Joel Helfrich has organized a discussion titled, "Ecofeminism and Veganism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth." The event, which is open to the public, brings social ecofeminist educators and activists pattrice jones and Lori Gruen to camp...Janet VanLone Honoredhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18235Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22594.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (BGCG) will honor Janet VanLone, personal empowerment instructor for the Center for Counseling and Student Wellness, at its annual dinner October 16. VanLone will be recognized as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. According to an article in the Finger Lakes Times, VanLone "has served as a board member for Happiness House ...Italian Culture Event at The Smithhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18231Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22584.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Center for Global Education and the Geneva Sons of Italy Lodge are co-sponsoring "Paradise, Italian Style: A Night of Culture, Entertainment, Food and Wine," a special event focused on Italian culture and cuisine that will be held at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva. Featuring an Academy Award-winning film, food, music and exhibits...