Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 07:28:56 GMTThu, 31 Jul 2014 07:28:56 GMTStudying Brazil’s Economy Firsthandhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18044Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22183.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For three weeks starting in mid-May, nine HWS students took part in an immersive course in Brazil, "The Brazilian Economy" (ECON 225). Led by Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende, the program took place in São Paulo from May 19 to June 9, 2014. Students Alexandre Furtado '15; Andrew Hopkins '16; Fajri Jackson '15; Matthew Johnson '15; Katlain M...Physics Students at NASA Rocket Launchhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18029Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22144.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After taking first prize in the NASA/Montana National Student Solar Spectroscopy Competition, Hobart and William Smith Colleges physics students were awarded a trip to NASA's Flight Facility in Wallops, Va., to assemble a scientific payload to launch into space through the RockOn! Program. At the Wallops Flight Facility, Jeff Rizza '16, Christopher Demas ...Nepal '15 Publishes With Indian Think Tankhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18030Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22154.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Subin Nepal '15 is working as an intern at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), an international think tank based in New Delhi, India. In his position, Nepal has published an article on the think tank's web page titled "Nepal and Ethnic Federalism: The Insufficiency of the Maoist Model." The article explores the restructuring o...“Troubling Convention” Addressed Equalityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18034Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22173.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On the 166th anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments, July 19, 2014, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer moderated a panel discussion on the question of equality or liberation to a full house in the Guntzel Theater of the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Titled "Troubling Convention: Does Equality Ask Us...Collins Returns to Youth Theatrehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18042Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22179.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After a 10-year hiatus from the Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre, Professor of Education Pat Collins P'09 has returned to direct the Youth Theatre's production of "HONK!" this summer. Collins describes "HONK!" as a "poignant yet hilarious contemporary rock version of the Ugly Duckling." It will be performed at the Geneva High School Auditorium, Friday, ...Kingery Publishes on Child Anxietyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18017Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22169.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Newman Kingery recently had an article accepted for publication by the journal Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. The article is titled, "A model-based cluster analysis of social experiences in clinically anxious youth: links to emotional functioning." She worked on the research project with colleagues from the University...Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Parkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17336Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20648.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Andrew Hellmund '14 will pursue graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he leaves Geneva he ensured that he would leave a lasting mark on the City he called home for four years. Two of Hellmund's metal sculptures will be installed at Geneva's Lakefront Park, between Castle Creek and the Events and Visitor Center. Hel...Star-Studded Summer Internshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17991Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22152.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With an office location on Sunset Blvd. and clients like Will Ferrell and January Jones, Kelley Hartmann '16 is living the "California dream" this summer. Hartmann is spending her summer in West Hollywood, Calif. interning with Luke Esselen '11 at Mosaic Media Group. "It's so different than anything I've ever done before," says Hartmann, an English and me...FLI Summer Sustainability Internshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18016Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22161.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Mary McLoughlin '15 and Cameron Benoit '16 are spending the summer working as sustainability interns for the Finger Lakes Institute. Each is focusing on a different area of sustainability at the Colleges, from preparing the Eco Representatives to change student habits for a lifetime to working to curb greenhouse gases institutionally. Their internships a...Ost Returns from Poland Tourhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18028Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22140.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Poland became a capitalist country after 1989, though not many people knew at the time just what they meant," says David Ost, the Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science, who spent three weeks in Poland for a series of interviews and presentations at a host of events in connection with the 25th anniversary of that country's systemic shift toward de...