Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 20 Apr 2015 21:25:39 GMTMon, 20 Apr 2015 21:25:39 GMTNational Recognition Kicks Off Earth Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18671Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23627.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices are in the national spotlight this month. Recognized as one of North America's most environmentally responsible schools, HWS has been included among the select institutions featured in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's "Guide to 353 Gr...Adams to Deliver Baccalaureate Addresshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18673Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23629.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A dedicated campus leader, adviser and scholar, The Rev. Lesley M. Adams HON'12, Chaplain of the Colleges, will deliver the academic year-end address at Baccalaureate, a signature event of Commencement weekend activities. At the Colleges, Adams' tenure as Chaplain has been marked by an unwavering attention to inclusion - religious, spiritual, cultural, ra...Studio Art Show Features Student Workshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18672Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23631.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Celebrating a year of artistic accomplishments this May, "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2014-2015" will showcase works spanning a breadth of visual invention in color and in black and white, in silkscreens and photographs, in charcoal and paint, and in sculpture and digital media. The annual exhibition will feature pieces by students in s...Faculty Dance Concert April 23-25http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18669Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23623.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Featuring seven choreographers, 33 HWS dancers and three Dance Department faculty performers, the widely-popular annual Faculty Dance Concert will be held on campus in Winn-Seeley Theatre for its 2015 program, bringing together the HWS community and members of the public alike. This year's shows will take place on Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, ...Benjamin Hale Event Welcomes Stephens '00http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18661Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23604.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Bringing together students and distinguished alums to recognize the best of Hobart College's traditions and achievements, the annual Benjamin Hale Dinner will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. In annual fashion, the dinner will celebrate the academic accomplishments and critical so...Senior Symposium 2015 on Fridayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18664Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23608.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, the Senior Symposium gives senior HWS students and MAT candidates the opportunity to take academics outside of the classroom and share their individual academic experiences and passions. This year marks the seventh annual Symposium, and a record-breaking year for participation with 147 students scheduled to give presentations on topics ranging ...Wake the Farm Workshopshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18641Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23559.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members of the Hobart and William Smith community, as well as the public, can help ‘wake' the HWS Fribolin farm through a series of workshops being held in April and May. Led by Sarah Meyer, community outreach coordinator for the Finger Lakes Institute at HWS, the program's theme, Wake the Farm, focuses on making preparations for the 2015 growing season. ...Renowned Flamenco Group Visitshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18638Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23553.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Dance Department is pleased to announce the upcoming teaching and performing residency of A Palo Seco, a New York City-based Flamenco music and dance company. The residency will take place from Wednesday, April 15 to Friday, April 17. "A Palo Seco" is a phrase that refers to a bare-bones style of flamenco music, often consisting of singing or perc...HWS Welcomes 'Living on Earth' Hosthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18642Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23564.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Finger Lakes Institute and the Sustainable Community Development program will welcome award-winning journalist Steve Curwood, the host and executive producer of "Living on Earth," Public Radio International's environmental news show, broadcast nationally and in the Finger Lakes region on National Public Radio affiliates WEOS, WXXI and WSKG. Hosted...President's Forum to Host Zimpherhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18604Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23471.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher, who leads the country's largest comprehensive system of higher education with 463,000 students, will be welcomed to Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series on Thursday, April 9. Zimpher's talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Educa...