Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 19:00:11 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 19:00:11 GMTOst Returns from Poland Tourhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18028Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22140.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Poland became a capitalist country after 1989, though not many people knew at the time just what they meant," says David Ost, the Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science, who spent three weeks in Poland for a series of interviews and presentations at a host of events in connection with the 25th anniversary of that country's systemic shift toward de...Orientation to Tackle Food Justicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18023Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22133.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gearing up for the arrival of the Classes of 2018, the Orientation Coordinators are working in conjunction with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) to finalize the service learning component of Orientation 2014. This year, the service activities that are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30, and those held throughout the upcoming y...Four WS Students in Drowsy Chaperonehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18010Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22124.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Fresh from the Bartlett Theatre stage (and backstage), four William Smith students took part in the Geneva Theatre Guild's (GTG) recent production of "The Drowsy Chaperone." Wesley Cady '15, Brittany Lopez '14, Grace Weiner '15 and Nicole Zanghi '14 have focused their studies on theatre at HWS as either minors or individualized majors. They each have appe...Another Successful SEEDS Summerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18013Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22128.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 75 high school students spent two weeks on campus earlier this month as participants in the New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication and Success) College Preparatory Program. The rising sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in rigorous academics and leadership development and explored residential higher education whil...ESSYI 2014 Kicks Offhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18012Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22112.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This week, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute (ESSYI) welcomed talented high school students from all over the world to campus for two weeks of immersive education in environmental studies. Led by HWS faculty, students took core samples from Seneca Lake aboard the William Scandling, studied one of the largest a...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as ...“Troubling" Women's Rights Conventionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18006Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22092.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer will moderate a panel discussion on the question of equality or liberation, as part of the Sentiments & Declarations lecture series. The discussion, "Troubling Convention: Does Equality Ask Us to Settle for Less?" will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, the 166th anniversary of the Women's Rights Conven...Summer Institute 2014 Kicks Offhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17981Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22096.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Colleges' annual Summer Institute Program is giving members of the incoming Classes of 2018 an opportunity to begin their college careers a little early. Now entering its 40th year, the Institute provides 16 first-year students enrolled in the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and the Academic Opportunity Program (AOP) the chance to take cou...Rome Trip Offers Firsthand Learninghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17989Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22059.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For good reason, the study abroad trip to Rome, Italy offered by the Colleges is one of most popular destinations for students seeking to learn more about history, art, architecture or the city's distinctive culture. Students returning from the spring semester's program were able to learn firsthand the impact of artistic works and development that spans c...LAX Camp Invites Prospective Playershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17987Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22061.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Colleges will once again host the annual Hobart Lacrosse Individual Camp, welcoming to campus two waves of young lacrosse players on Sunday, July 13. For four days, prospective athletes will have the opportunity to learn and practice with Hobart's Division I coaching staff as well as several Hobart student-athletes. "It's a chance for these kids to st...