Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 29 Jun 2016 10:31:22 GMTWed, 29 Jun 2016 10:31:22 GMTInside the New Cubahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19615Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26048.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In May 2017, a group of Hobart and William Smith students will make a journey that until recently was impossible. They will be the first participants in the Center for Global Education's (CGE) new, short-term abroad program, in Havana, Cuba. Directed by Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Juan LiƩbana, "Inside the New Cuba" will immerse st...Rimmerman Discusses LGBT Gun Ownership with NBChttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19614Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26046.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In an article on NBCNews.com, Professor of Public Policy Craig Rimmerman reflected on the recent massacre at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., and a national LGBT gun club's uptick in membership in the wake of the shooting. In "LGBT Gun Rights Group Sees Membership Spike After Orlando Shooting," Rimmerman explains that even though LGBT rights is a historicall...A Republican Running Mate for Clintonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19616Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26044.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An editorial by Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman was recently featured in the Daily Messenger. In the article titled "A Republican running mate could bode well for Hillary Clinton," Deutchman discusses the possibility of Clinton choosing a Republican male running mate in order to garner Republican support, specifically from those who have said...Standing 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...Exploring Mongolia through Fulbright Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19611Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26037.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the recipient of a prestigious 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Ryan Kertanis '16 will travel to Mongolia where he will teach English. "Being selected for the Fulbright is a huge honor and I'm extremely excited to take on this challenge," says Kertanis, who graduated magna cum laude in anthropology and environmental studies. "The Fulbright Award w...Walter '16 Named Young Botanist of the Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19600Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25986.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Botanical Society of America has named Lauren Walter '16 a Young Botanist of the Year, a prestigious national honor bestowed on 25 graduating seniors for outstanding work in the plant sciences. "Being nominated for and receiving the Young Botanist of the Year award helped me realize how much I have learned and accomplished at HWS," says Walter. A biol...Mizzoni '13 Bikes Finger Lakes for Parkinson'shttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19620Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26060.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This August, Devan Mizzoni '13 and her friend Elisabeth Geraci will embark on a six-day, 441-mile bicycle ride around all 11 of New York's Finger Lakes to raise awareness of Parkinson's Disease. Mizzoni and Geraci were inspired to organize the event after Geraci's father, an avid cyclist and Finger Lakes resident was diagnosed with the degenerative moveme...Heron Hall of Honor 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19618Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26052.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward recently announced the Heron Hall of Honor Class of 2016. In conjunction with the 35th anniversary of the Heron nickname, the Heron Society will celebrate eight legendary Herons on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The ninth class to be inducted into the Ha...QPoC Theme House Formedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19617Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26050.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Three HWS students, under the guidance of Associate Dean of Students Stacey Pierce, have formed a new theme house that will be home to 13 students this fall. The Queer People of Color and Allies (QPoC) house was founded by Chanel Andrews '19, Denzel Degollado '19 and Ethan Leon '19 to create a safe and inclusive space for members and allies of the LGBTQ+ ...Stewart '15 to Pursue Acting at USChttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19590Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25955.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Throughout his four years at HWS, Nick Stewart '15 was a student leader involved in nearly every facet of campus life. After taking a year intermission from his studies to work on campus as a presidential fellow for the Office of the President, he heads to the University of South Carolina this fall, where he will pursue an M.F.A. in acting. "I am most exc...