Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 28 Jul 2016 17:11:06 GMTThu, 28 Jul 2016 17:11:06 GMTUwicyeza '16 to Serve in Peace Corpshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19667Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26217.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When her two-year commitment as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia begins in January, Cynthia Uwicyeza '16 will develop public-health projects focused on water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as educational initiatives promoting reproductive health. Uwicyeza, who graduated with a B.A. in public policy with a concentration in healthcare policy and biolog...Students Design Perkin Observatory Landscapinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19677Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26228.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In July, four Hobart and William Smith architecture students presented their landscape design proposals for the new Richard S. Perkin Observatory. Completed earlier in 2016, the Perkin Observatory is a nearly 1,000-square-foot teaching and outreach facility that provides students with opportunities to observe and photograph astronomical objects trillions ...Students Explore Hawaii as Living Laboratoryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19673Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26195.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Bringing their study of geoscience beyond the classroom, a group of HWS students recently embarked on a two-week scientific excursion to Hawaii where they gained critical experience investigating distinctive phenomena such as lava flows and sea breezes. The course, "Geoscience Field Studies," gave 16 students the opportunity to invest themselves in sever...Farnsworth Joins the Board of Educationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19665Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26239.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies May Farnsworth has been elected to a five-year term on the Geneva City Schools Board of Education. She was sworn in on Friday, July 1, along with three other elected members. As she told the Finger Lakes Times earlier this year, she intends "to support families and community members in their ef...GoAbroad Features Scanlon '05http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19690Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26237.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An interview featuring Megan Scanlon '05, an enrollment adviser for the American University of Beirut, was recently published on GoAbroad.com, a website that provides information and resources for students traveling internationally. Scanlon describes how her study abroad experience as a William Smith student provided her with what she calls "a neurologica...Howarth '16 Interns with the National Weather Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19668Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26224.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a summer intern with the National Weather Service's Forecast Office in Binghamton, N.Y., Macy Howarth '16 is using state-of-the-art technology to predict weather events and social media platforms to bring that information directly to the public. The National Weather Service (NWS) is the organization within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...Gearan Discusses VP Selection with Vanity Fairhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19684Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26221.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In a Vanity Fair article this week, President Mark D. Gearan discusses the selection process that named Al Gore the running mate of then-Governor Bill Clinton and the political and interpersonal dynamics that choice established for the 1992 campaign. Through the lens of the 2016 election, "Clinton to Kaine: You Complete Me" looks at the impact vice presid...Dean Discusses Individualism, Politics and Change on KPFAhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19681Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean, who holds the Donald R. Harter '39 Professorship of the Humanities and Social Sciences, discussed her new book, "Crowds and Party" (published this winter by Verso Books), on the California radio station KPFA's program "Behind the News." In the July 21 interview, Dean discusses the "crowds" and "party" of her title...Santinelli '18 Builds Business at MiddCOREhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19676Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26205.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the business skills and innovation summer program MiddCORE, Margaret Santinelli '18 worked with top business leaders, college educators and fellow entrepreneurial-minded students to develop creative solutions for real-world companies as well as their own "innovation ideas." Organized by Middlebury College and hosted at Sierra Nevada College, the fo...Quintos '17 Interns at Nickelodeonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19679Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26203.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gail Quintos '17 is spending her summer in Los Angeles, Calif., interning with the non-profit sector of The Television Academy, which works with students who aspire to work in the film and television industry. She is assigned to Nickelodeon's live-action casting department, which is responsible for hiring main actors, secondary actors and guest stars. "I'...