Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 22 Nov 2014 23:43:36 GMTSat, 22 Nov 2014 23:43:36 GMTColleges Receive Russian Culture Granthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18299Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22769.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have received a $94,176 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program that will enable a group of HWS students to attend an intensive study program in the Altai region of Russia. Awarded to the Colleges' Russian Area Studies Program, for "Siberian Culture in the Golden Al...Celebrating the Season of Gratitudehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18306Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22780.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart and William Smith community will celebrate Thanksgiving early this year with The Grateful Plate, a new event exploring how different cultures express gratitude. Featuring a panel of student speakers, as well as a special lunch for faculty and students, the event will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Rees Hall's first floo...Students Excel in Business Contesthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18303Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22773.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Five Hobart and William Smith students participated in the two-day Early Leaders Case Competition (ELCC) at Rochester's Simon Business School earlier this month. For the third consecutive year, HWS students were members of the first, second and third-place teams, exceling among a pool of students from some of the top-ranked business schools in the country...President's Forum to Host Brisonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18300Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22763.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An expert on sexual violence, Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Dartmouth College Dr. Susan Brison will join the Colleges' ongoing dialogue about enhancing a culture of respect as she visits HWS as the next guest of the President's Forum Series. The forum will take place beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the Vandervort Room of...Koshare to Benefit Arts at The Smithhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18298Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22794.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> November at the Colleges entail several things: colder weather, idyllic fall scenes on campus, and the Annual Koshare Dance Collective show. Koshare will open its doors to students and community members at The Smith Center for the Arts on Seneca Street on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Koshare co-presidents Caroline Demeter '15 and Ka...A Career in Arts PR, Marketinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18293Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22741.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Rebecca Taylor, vice president of FITZ & CO, will be speaking at Hobart and William Smith Colleges about her extensive career in public relations for the arts. Taylor has more than a decade of experience in arts communications. She has led campaigns at world-renowned museums, including the J. Paul Getty Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art, and w..."Abiding art + architecture"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18297Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22747.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> What often lies behind art and architecture is an experience that transports a viewer into the creative mind of a particular artist. Through Dec. 5, art goers have the opportunity to take this artistic journey through Cletus Johnson's mixed-media exhibit, "Abiding art + architecture" at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. "The portal aspect is a primary ...PIR Guest Ginsberg P'15 Talks Law Careershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18294Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22751.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ellen Ginsberg P'15 will be speaking at Hobart and William Smith Colleges about her career as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) deputy general counsel. As part of the HWS Professionals in Residence (PIR) series hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Ginsberg wil...Mental Illness: Overcoming Darknesshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18290Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22735.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Founder and Executive Director of the organization Overcoming the Darkness, Eric Weaver will join Hobart and William Smith to present a talk, "Understanding Mental Illness in the Community." The mission of Overcoming the Darkness is to increase the overall understanding of mental illness and provide a way to openly talk about the challenges of mental heal...HWS Sports Weekendhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18288Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22745.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This weekend Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host a number of sporting events, including Heron soccer and swimming and diving, Statesmen football and ice hockey, an HWS sailing regatta, and more. The William Smith soccer team will host the first and second rounds of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship on Nov. 15 and 16. The Heron...