Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 29 Mar 2015 21:09:22 GMTSun, 29 Mar 2015 21:09:22 GMTDezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuadorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18591Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23423.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution ...Two Hired by Credit Suissehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18596Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23432.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Marco Ronning '15 and Sean Bright '16 will join the international financial services holding company Credit Suisse, Ronning in a full-time position following graduation in May, and Bright as an intern. During his sophomore year Ronning met Craig Stine '81, HWS Trustee and Vice Chair of the Global Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse,...HWS Students, Canandaigua Collaboratehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18578Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23456.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tapping into the exploration of land use, government, economics and the environment, Hobart and William Smith students taking ENV 351, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," have partnered with the Town of Canandaigua this spring to offer their advice and guidance on a pair of important sustainable community development projects. Through...GHS Ninth-Graders Visithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18598Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23454.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges on March 27 as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the morning participating in sessions concerning the admissions process, financial aid and more. This was the fourth time students from this graduating class have visi...New Initiative for Women Leadershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18580Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23448.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new organization, called the Leadership League of Women (LLOW), has started on campus to help foster relationships between William Smith and Geneva High School women. Founded by junior Virginia DeWees '16, the initiative is dedicated to assisting women leaders in Geneva through mentorship, collaboration, and community outreach. LLOW is sponsored by the ...Learning in the Research Labhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18581Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23405.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, Professor of Chemistry Erin Pelkey is providing students with crucial lab experience. Nate Truax '17 and Maeve Holton '15 are continuing research they began in the fall, and are joined by Fernando Banales Mejia '17 whose work began at the beginning of the semester. "Involving students in research is essential for their professional developm...Thomas '15 Explores the Environment in South Americahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18576Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23397.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through the United Planet's Environmental Quest program and the Padnos Family International Internship/Research Travel Award, Chavon Thomas '15 immersed herself in environmental sustainability projects and youth education in rural Ecuador during 2014-15 winter break. A women's studies major with a concentration in eco-feminism and health, and a Writing Co...Aquadro '15 Named Newman Civic Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18536Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23300.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Courtney Aquadro '15 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2015 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. At HWS, Aquadro has dedicated her time to working with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) as a Civic Leade...Colloquium on Infant Developmenthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18603Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23452.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Psychology Department will host a colloquium next week to discuss the research of Dr. Lauren Emberson. A member of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the University of Rochester, she will present her work titled "How Does Structured Experience Support Perceptual Development? Insights from Infant Neuroimaging." The colloquium will take plac...CSA Hosts Masquerade Ball 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18595Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23440.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Celebrating the importance of community, the 16th annual Masquerade Ball hosted by the HWS Caribbean Student Association (CSA) is kicking off this year's event with a special focus on continuing to foster new and strengthen existing bonds among the Colleges, Geneva and the student-led CSA. The Masquerade Ball will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Belhurst...