Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 18 Apr 2015 15:22:02 GMTSat, 18 Apr 2015 15:22:02 GMTHarvard Prof. of Public Service David Gergen to Deliver Commencement Addresshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18660Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23621.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Harvard Professor of Public Service, best-selling author, CNN senior political analyst and trusted adviser to four U.S. Presidents, David Gergen will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 17. One of the few public servants in Washington to have served both Republican and Democratic Presidents, Gergan has been a national thought leader on...Cerulli Named 2015 Guggenheim Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18662Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23606.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Anthony Cerulli is the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship, earning the sole award in the area of South Asian Studies this year. Since its establishment in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $325 million in Fellowships to almost 18,000 individuals, among whom are scores ...Cryan '15 Awarded Fulbright to Greecehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18658Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jeanine Cryan '15 has been named recipient of a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Greece, providing her a remarkable opportunity to serve as an English Teaching Assistant, while uniting her affinity of Greek culture and passion for education. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. governme...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...National 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...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, ...Rodriguez-Mansilla on Spanish Golden Agehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18665Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23619.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Fernando Rodriguez-Mansilla recently joined three scholarly events centered on Spanish philology, sharing his expertise in the field as a keynote speaker and twice as guest lecturer. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the second part of "Don Quijote de la Mancha" (published in 1615), Rodriguez-Ma...Charter Day 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18663Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23613.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Celebrating the 193rd anniversary of Hobart College's founding, Charter Day 2015 will begin in St. John's Chapel on Friday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m., following a short opening ceremony at the flagpole on South Main Street between Trinity and Geneva Halls. One of the year's honored celebrations, Charter Day is held each spring to commemorate the granting of H...Al Jazeera Interviews Philbrick Yadavhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18667Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23615.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a Saudi-led coalition intensifies its strikes in Yemen, where the Houthis -- the current group in charge of the country's capital -- are battling local opposition, Associate Professor of Political Science and Middle East scholar Stacey Philbrick Yadav recently shared her perspective on the situation with Al Jazeera. In the April 13 interview, Philbrick...Warr '05: "Hits it Out of the Park"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18657Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23600.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Love & Warr" -- the new show by New York-based actor, director and singer Joshua Warr ‘05 -- recently debuted at Broadway's famous supper club, 54 Below. In the show's April 12 review in Broadway World, critic Andrew Martin writes that Warr is "one of the current cabaret scene's truest powerhouses since his MAC award-nominated debut some seasons ago.....