Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 08 Feb 2016 13:57:28 GMTMon, 08 Feb 2016 13:57:28 GMTDeNose '10 Inspires Geneva Youthhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19317Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25253.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dan DeNose '10 returned to Geneva last weekend as the keynote speaker for Geneva High School's (GHS) Black History Month kickoff event and to host a fundraiser for his nonprofit startup, "Leaders of the 21st Century," and his affiliated motivational public speaking business. The nonprofit, which DeNose developed as his final research project during gradua...Getting Ready for Super Bowl 50http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19338Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25260.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Super Bowl 50 is expected to attract more than 100 million viewers on Sunday when Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos face off against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. At HWS, many members of the campus community will be watching the historic event in Bartlett Hall, Sherrill Hall, Intercultural Affairs and 121 Hamilton Street. "Everybody wants to w...An Inside Look at Policy Careershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19325Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25221.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over winter break, nine William Smith students traveled to Washington, D.C., to explore careers in public policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) policy through two seminars hosted by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN). Each year, the national organization hosts female students from colleges and universities across the cou..."Twelfth Night" Inaugural McDonald Theatre Productionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19315Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25231.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Theatre Department has fully transitioned into the new McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts and will open the 2016 season with the inaugural performance of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." Performances will run on Feb. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. "We're excited to have this first ...Jamaican Dancehall on Fridayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19316Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25197.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Master drummer and dance instructor Ezra Barnett will offer a master class for students and HWS community members in the Barn at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29. Barnett, who will host other events next week as well, will lead participants in an introductory-level Jamaican Dancehall workshop. "This is a lively, colorful kind of dance style that speaks to Jamaic...Gearan Center Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Dedicationshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19319Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25202.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The opening ceremony of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts brought together hundreds of guests on Saturday, Jan. 23 to celebrate the formal unveiling of the building and to thank the donors who made it possible. Designed to enhance the study, practice and experience of music, theatre, dance and media and society, the 65,000-square-foot facility is ...Colleges Celebrate Gearan Center Openinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19288Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25153.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Saturday, Jan. 23, Hobart and William Smith celebrated the grand opening of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, an extraordinary 65,000-square-foot facility that brings together music, dance, theatre and media and society in a unified academic space for the first time in HWS history. "The performing arts have long been a vital part of the libera...Pasta Night Welcomes Studentshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19314Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25184.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, the ever-popular Pasta Night at the Colleges will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 3, offering students the chance to enjoy a warm vegetarian pasta dinner, salad, fresh garlic bread and dessert. Hosted by HWS Chaplain Maurice Charles, the gathering will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Chaplain's Residence, located at 630 S. Main St. All s...Row Kicks Off Spring Trias Lineuphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19313Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25186.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Writer and novelist Jess Row will kick off the spring 2016 Trias Residency Reading Series for Poetry and Creative Writing. He will join the Colleges for a weeklong residency beginning on Monday, Feb. 15, when Row will read from a selection of his work at 7:30 p.m. in Hirshson Ballroom. Row is the author of two collections of short stories, including: "The...A Decade of Days on the Hillhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19307Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25159.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For its 10th anniversary, the annual Day on the Hill program offered not only a strong lineup of panels, speakers and site visits, but also new events that proved to be both timely and illuminating. Over the course of just three days this January, nearly two dozen Hobart and William Smith students joined more than 60 alums, parents and friends of the Coll...