Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 09 Feb 2016 02:46:11 GMTTue, 09 Feb 2016 02:46:11 GMTHWS Named in Colleges That Pay You Backhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19335Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25255.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have recently been named among the nation's top colleges and universities for delivering the best in education, affordability, career preparation and outcomes. The recognition appears in Princeton Review's 2016 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck, which ..."Twelfth Night" Inaugural McDonald Theatre Productionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19315Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25231.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Theatre Department has fully transitioned into the new McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts and will open the 2016 season with the inaugural performance of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." Performances will run on Feb. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. "We're excited to have this first ...Exploring Winter Weather Trendshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19326Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25223.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As unusual weather patterns strike the nation this winter, Macy Howarth '16 is investigating changes and trends in wind chill temperature. Howarth's Honors thesis, "Climatology of Wind Chill Temperatures across North America," condenses 30 years of data from more than 160 weather stations into a comprehensive analysis. "Climate variability and change is a...Gallouët Publishes Essay on Marivauxhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19336Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25247.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An essay by Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone studies, was recently published in Marivaux entre les genres: le corps, la parole, l'intrigue, edited by Mathieu Brunet and Revue Malice. Her essay, "Entre cour et jardin: le romanesque de Marivaux," is part of a project on the rhetoric of the novel in th...Abramov '16 Covers N.H. Primary with NBChttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19327Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25251.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following an internship with NBC News last summer, Nora Abramov '16 is currently working as a "runner" to support the network's coverage of the New Hampshire Primary. Abramov assisted with the Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC on Thursday, Feb. 4, and will help with coverage of the ballot results as voters take to the polls on Tuesday, Feb. 9. "I really l...An Inside Look at Policy Careershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19325Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25221.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over winter break, nine William Smith students traveled to Washington, D.C., to explore careers in public policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) policy through two seminars hosted by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN). Each year, the national organization hosts female students from colleges and universities across the cou...2016-17 Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19322Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25208.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Described by the New Yorker as "the weird Thoreau" who shows readers "scenes that you won't find elsewhere," best-selling author Jeff VanderMeer will join the Trias Residency for Writers for the 2016-17 academic year. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Nebula Award, and three-time winner of the World Fantasy Award, VanderMeer is the author of more t...Miller '79 Joins Red Rock Strategic Partnershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19321Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25249.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Peter M. Miller '79 was recently hired as senior partner at Red Rock Strategic Partners based in Athens, Ga. A leader in the financial services industry for many years, Miller works with clients to develop and enhance their businesses and growth trajectory. Red Rock Strategic Partners works with financial institutions and middle market privately held firm...Rosensweig '83 Featured in Business Insiderhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19334Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25245.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, CEO of Chegg.com and former HWS Trustee, was recently featured in a Business Insider article for his unique Hobart and William Smith-themed office décor. In the article "The unusual items that Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and 11 other successful people have in their offices," Rosensweig is featured along with some of the nation's mos...Getting Ready for Super Bowl 50http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19338Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25260.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Super Bowl 50 is expected to attract more than 100 million viewers on Sunday when Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos face off against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. At HWS, many members of the campus community will be watching the historic event in Bartlett Hall, Sherrill Hall, Intercultural Affairs and 121 Hamilton Street. "Everybody wants to w...