Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:18:34 GMTSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:18:34 GMTYellen Honored with Blackwell Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18430Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23072.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges presented Dr. Janet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, with the prestigious Elizabeth Blackwell Award on Thursday, Jan. 22. Named for Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman in modern times to receive the Doctor of Medicine degree, the Blackwell Award is given to women whose lives e...Insiders' Perspective: Day on the Hillhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18418Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23046.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, the Day on the Hill program takes students inside governmental organizations, non-profits, NGOs and other Washington, D.C. institutions for three days of experiential insight into politics, policy and more. And every year, says Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas, “it seems this program gets better and better. "Former student...Perkins, Craig Publish Bullying Studyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18416Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23048.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new scholarly article co-authored by Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins, Professor of Chemistry David Craig and Harvard University Health Policy doctoral student Jessica Perkins has been published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of School Health. The article, "No Safe Haven: Locations of Harassment and Bullying Victimization in Middle Schoo...An Unsettling Wonderlandhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18310Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23029.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 season of HWS Theatre continues with the opportunity to follow Alice into an unsettling Wonderland in a play that Time magazine called "an exciting, absorbing, vertiginous descent into a laughing hell." Initially created by the Manhattan Project and André Gregory in 1970, "Alice in Wonderland" runs Feb. 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the B...Myrick to Speak at GHShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18427Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23066.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS Presidential Fellow and Ithaca Mayor Svante L. Myrick will address Geneva High School on Friday, Jan. 30 at 9:15 a.m. in the GHS auditorium, as part of the LEAP (Lead Achieve Excel Progress) Initiative. Sworn into office in January 2012, Myrick became, at 24, the City of Ithaca's youngest mayor and first mayor of color. He was first elected to the Com...Deutchman Quoted on State of the Union Addresshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18425Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23058.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman was quoted in a recent Finger Lakes Times article discussing reactions to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Deutchman was one of several political experts quoted in the article, which also included insight from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Rep. Tom Reed, R-...RecycleMania to Kick off Feb. 1http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18413Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23064.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This year's RecycleMania competition is just around the corner, and HWS is set to participate in the national competition beginning on Sunday, Feb. 1. With a host of materials management events planned, the Colleges are expected to make a strong showing in the competition, which presents awards in categories such as pounds of recycled and composted materi...Showcase Features Blocker Fellowshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18406Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23054.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each semester, Julius G. Blocker '53 Endowed Fund supports study abroad opportunities in Germany for HWS students so that they can immerse themselves in and explore German culture. Students returning from these informative and eye-opening experiences present cultural projects each semester during the Julius G. Blocker '53 Cultural Showcase. This past fall...HWS Launches Circle of 6 Apphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18420Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23050.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are among the first three higher education institutions to partner with Circle of 6, a free smart phone application designed to help prevent sexual violence by quickly connecting users in potentially dangerous situations to friends and safety resources. "What's great about this app is that it gives students options in th...Passing Through Comes to Davis Galleryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18412Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23033.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Artwork thrives on its ability to make its viewer draw connections between what is visually represented and visceral life experiences. This winter, visitors to the Davis Gallery at Houghton House will be introduced to an artist who embodies that connection. From Jan. 23 to Feb. 27, artist Kate Gridley will exhibit her collection, "Passing Through: Portrai...