Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 17:29:15 GMTTue, 16 Sep 2014 17:29:15 GMTChasing Storms and Tornadoes for Credithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18135Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22391.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of the Colleges' Geoscience curriculum, eight students were led by Geoscience faculty Nick Metz and Neil Laird across the Midwest and Central Plains for nearly two weeks chasing severe supercell thunderstorms that had the potential of producing tornadoes. After a three-day intensive on-campus workshop to prepare students with details about severe ...Homecoming and Family Weekend ’14http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18145Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22421.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Next weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014 will return with some favorite events for alumni, alumnae, parents and students to take part in such as mini-college sessions, Fall Nationals, Quad-a-Palooza, campus open houses, and home sporting events. Among the unique offerings this year, the Colleges will welcome two national radio personalities to ca...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as ...Carazza '15 Lands J.P. Morgan Positionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18138Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22389.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After spending his summer interning with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City, senior Dominic Carazza '15 has landed a full time position with the financial industry giant. Carazza served as summer analyst intern with the Diversified Industries group of J.P. Morgan investment banking. Since then, he has been hired and will return after graduation ...HWS Food Week Set for Octoberhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18130Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22381.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After the success of last year's HWS Food Day celebrations, the Finger Lakes Institute, in collaboration with several other HWS and community organizations, has expanded the one-day national event to include an entire weeks' worth of food-themed activities on campus. Set to run throughout the week of Oct. 17 to 24, HWS Food Week will focus on this year's ...Lamanna ’97 Has Big Findhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18125Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22369.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Matt Lamanna '97 is a member of the international excavation team that unearthed skeletons of one of the largest animals to ever walk the Earth. He is also the second author on the paper about the dinosaur, which they named Dreadnoughtus schrani. The bones belonged to two partial skeletons, with that of the larger individual being much more complete than ...Sentiments & Declarations Returnshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18100Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22355.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Sentiments & Declarations" lecture series returns for the 2014-2015 academic year to explore such diverse topics as activism, manufacturing, the family farm and international women's rights, among others. In its inaugural year, speakers provided unique perspective during discussions of suffrage, composers, national leaders, nuclear disaster and t...HWS Legacy Program Links Generationshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18146Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22419.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, among the many notable characteristics of incoming classes, is the considerable number of students who identify as legacies. Connected across generations - some with institutional ties as far back as the mid-19th century - they are the children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins or siblings of alumni, alumnae and current students. Thanks ...Introducing #HWSRefreshhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18133Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22385.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Starting this week, the HWS social media accounts will begin to use a new hashtag, #HWSRefresh. The hashtag aims to spread messages of comfort, community, and motivation to the student body - spreading the message that no one is alone and that comfort can be found around every corner, whether in the Sunken Garden at Houghton House, by the fireplace in the...Voter Registration Dayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18148Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22424.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every year, millions of Americans are not allowed to vote because they miss a deadline or don't know how to register. HWS Votes has collaborated with National Voter Registration Day to ensure that members of the HWS and local community get signed up. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, HWS Votes will assist students and others in registering to vote in the Scandling Ca...