Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 21 Sep 2014 20:11:53 GMTSun, 21 Sep 2014 20:11:53 GMTAnderson Collection Opens at Stanfordhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18154Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22443.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculpture...Massey Knakal Capital Services Discussionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18155Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22445.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional, and Experiential Education will host Garrett Thelander P'17 on Thursday, Sept. 25, as part of the Professionals in Residence series. Thelander is the executive managing director of Massey Knakal Capital Services and will discuss the real estate market with students who are interested in the field. Thelander o...Milkis Speech to Honor Constitution Dayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18152Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22433.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Constitution Day-Sept. 23-will be commemorated on campus with a talk given by Professor Sidney M. Milkis. The White Burkett Miller Professor of the Department of Politics and Faculty Associate at the Miller Center, Milkis will present a speech titled "Lyndon Johnson, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Living Constitution at 6 p.m. in Stern 103. The talk i...Social Media, Feminist Activismhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18142Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22435.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies Karen Frost-Arnold will open the 2014-2015 Sentiments & Declarations lecture series with a discussion on social media as a growing platform for feminist activism and other liberatory struggles. Her talk, "Trust, Activism, and Social Media," will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in...PFS Hosts Policy Expert Galstonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18151Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22427.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his weekly Politics & Ideas column in the Wall Street Journal, political theorist and writer William A. Galston has recently explored viewpoints on topics ranging from President Barack Obama's foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, inflation and U.S. economic growth, and social security and the standard of living for future gener...Get Ready for Homecoming and Family Weekendhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18145Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22421.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Next weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend will celebrate all that makes HWS special to alumni, alumnae, parents and students. A variety of entertaining and educational events for all ages will take place across campus. Among the many activities planned for the weekend are mini-college sessions on diverse and timely topics, Fall Nationals, Quad-a-Palooza...Voter Registration Dayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18148Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22424.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every year, millions of Americans are not allowed to vote because they miss a deadline or don't know how to register. HWS Votes has collaborated with National Voter Registration Day to ensure that members of the HWS and local community get signed up. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, HWS Votes will assist students and others in registering to vote in the Scandling Ca...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 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 ...September 11 Rememberedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18129Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22377.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the nation marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Hobart and William Smith community observed a day of remembrance through several on-campus activities. The Colleges lost three alums at the World Trade Center: Andrew H. Golkin '93, who majored in economics, was a member of the football team, Kappa Sigma, Inter-fraternity Coun...HWS Food Week Set for Octoberhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18130Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22381.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After the success of last year's HWS Food Day celebrations, the Finger Lakes Institute, in collaboration with several other HWS and community organizations, has expanded the one-day national event to include an entire weeks' worth of food-themed activities on campus. Set to run throughout the week of Oct. 17 to 24, HWS Food Week will focus on this year's ...