Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 22 Oct 2014 04:03:08 GMTWed, 22 Oct 2014 04:03:08 GMT2014 North American Debate at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18224Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22559.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 100 top-ranked debate teams from 35 colleges and universities will convene at Hobart and William Smith this month to compete in the widely-acclaimed North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC). The tournament, which is free and open to the public, will take place from Friday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 26 at a number of campus venues, i...HWS Food Week Underwayhttp://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" /> As part of HWS Food Week, HWS community members have been enjoying events on campus ranging from panel discussions on veganism to an international potluck dinner at the Colleges’ Fribolin Farm. After the success of last year's HWS Food Day celebrations, the Finger Lakes Institute, in collaboration with several other HWS and community organizations, expand...Election 2014 Eventshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18195Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22604.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Political Science Department will sponsor a series of events to discuss candidates and debate the issues at stake in this midterm election year. On Oct. 29, President Mark D. Gearan and Associate Professor DeWayne Lucas, Assistant Professor Joe Mink, and Professor Iva Deutchman, all of the Political Science Department, will lead a panel discussion...Reform and Compromise in Partisan Politicshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18245Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22611.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In her President's Forum Series talk, "Dysfunction in Washington and Bi-Partisan Politics," Victoria Reggie Kennedy urged the audience, regardless of personal political beliefs, to be open to other perspectives and to participate in the democratic process. "What does a government of the people require?" she asked. "People. The involvement of the people, t...Donor Wall Honors Cook Family, Parent Givinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18197Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22524.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In recognition of the generous and longstanding support of Honorary Trustee Langdon (Lang) L.H.D. '12 and Lyn Cook P'99, P'05, the parents of Hobart alums Whitney Cook '99 and Freddy Cook '05, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan recently dedicated The Cook Parents Circle Donor Wall. Located in the Scandling Campus Center, The Cook P...Gallouët Participates in Annual Meetinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18207Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22589.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, recently participated in the 2014 Northeastern American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (NEASECS) conference held recently at Syracuse University. The theme was "Commemoration, Memory, Posterity." Gallouët delivered the paper "Integrating the French 18..."Tartuffe" Opens Seasonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18227Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22573.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 HWS Theatre season will open with "Tartuffe" by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière in an exhilarating new translation by Ranjit Bolt in Bartlett Theatre. Director of the show, Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May sets the stage against an inventive backdrop to give the classical comedy a contemporary bite. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. on Th...Summer Research Fund Honors Gloverhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18203Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22571.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over three decades ago, Professor Emeritus of Biology Thomas Glover spearheaded the relationship between the Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) that has since flourished and provided hundreds of students with invaluable research experience. To honor the instrumental role Glover played in this relationship throughout h...March Participants Present in Budapesthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18214Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22567.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Rebecca Chinman '15 and Micaela Loconte '16 have received grant funding to participate in a conference in Budapest, Hungary, "From Kamenetsk Podolsk to Auschwitz: the International Scientific Conference Commemorating the Hungarian Holocaust." Dr. Edward Franks '72 provided a generous gift to The Genocide and Human Rights Symposium Series at HWS to support...Mayshle Explores Memory and Presence in Manilahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18199Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22528.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his study of Filipino heritage, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Peter Mayshle explores the relationship between public memory and "presence." Mayshle, who joined the faculty in 2014, is in the process of revising his Ph.D. dissertation -- "Walled Memoria: Presencing Memory Sites in Intramuros, Manila" -- for publication. The dissertation ex...