Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 22:38:13 GMTThu, 30 Jun 2016 22:38:13 GMTStanding Together to Honor the Lost Liveshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19613Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26039.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Students, faculty, staff, trustees and members of the Geneva community gathered to honor the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., during a multi-faith remembrance service in St. John's Chapel on Wednesday. Led by Chaplain Maurice Charles, the service included songs, readings and prayers from across Christianity, Islam and Judaism, with reflections of...Dance Alumnae/i Weekend 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19605Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26028.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Homecoming & Family Weekend, the Hobart and William Smith Dance Department will host a Dance Alumnae/i Weekend. Beginning Friday, Sept. 16, three days of classes, lecture presentations, panel discussions and performances will enable HWS alums active in the dance and movement fields to share their work with colleagues and the broader HW...Tribute to Orlandohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19607Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26012.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In honor of the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., the American flag on the HWS campus will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, June 16. A remembrance service will also be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15 in St. John's Chapel. The Colleges' observance is in line with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama who ordered f...Reunion 2016 Propelled by Milestoneshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19603Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25989.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "What's not to like - I'm here!" said renowned author Eric Lax '66, who was among the many accomplished alums who returned to Hobart and William Smith for a record-breaking Reunion 2016. Framed by beautiful weather, this year's celebration had unprecedented attendance with more than 1,200 members of the HWS community, including alums representing 50 class...Vietnam Veterans Remembered During Reunionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19597Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25979.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Reunion Weekend, Hobart and William Smith Colleges honored four alumni and one faculty member who died during the Vietnam War, paying tribute with their families, loved ones, classmates and Reunion guests. "We celebrate the cardinal Hobart traits of loyalty and leadership that these men demonstrated in their life and we honor their memory," said Dr...Chin Presents, Exhibits Work at ArtRagehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19595Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25994.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin will deliver a featured presentation about her artwork on Sunday, June 12 at ArtRage, a gallery committed to breaking down boundaries and spurring social and cultural change in Syracuse, N.Y. Her presentation will focus on her accompanying ArtRage exhibition, "In Poor Taste: the Genetically Modifi...Honoring Faculty Alumshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19588Sat, 04 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25947.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Praised for their outstanding contributions as teachers, mentors and scholars at HWS, Roger Farrand '49, P'78, associate professor emeritus of English; Lois F. Nellis '46, professor emerita of biology; and Ann B. Oaks '74, P'84, P'85, P'89, associate professor emerita of mathematics, were all bestowed the Distinguished Faculty Award (DFA) during Reunion 2...HWS Advances to National Championshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19580Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25929.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team secured a spot in the College Sailing/Gill Coed National Championship with a seventh place finish in the national semifinals in San Diego. The Colleges earned one of the Western Semifinal's qualifying spots, finishing with 166 points. The 36 qualifying teams were broken into two-18 team fleets, East...Three Alum Authors Returnhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19578Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25931.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Saturday, June 4, alumni authors Dan F. Connell III '65, Paul Lee Johnson '71, P'08 and Matt Bindig '98 will sign copies of their books, between 2 and 4 p.m. at The College Store. Connell is the author of 10 books focusing on despotism, politics and human rights in Eritrea. Captivated by the struggle for liberation and democracy in African countries, h...Alum Exhibit: "Your Year in Art"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19579Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25937.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Your Year in Art," a special exhibition of art from the Collections of Hobart and William Smith, will be on display at Houghton House during Reunion. Representing pieces created from 1941 to 2011, the featured works will range from prints and paintings to photographs. The "Your Year in Art" exhibit will be open on Friday, June 3 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., a...