Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 31 Aug 2015 09:18:39 GMTMon, 31 Aug 2015 09:18:39 GMTKingery Publishes on Psych Treatmentshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18994Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24412.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Kingery and five colleagues from psychology departments at several other colleges and universities across the country published an article in the peer-reviewed journal, The Behavior Therapist. The article -- "Developmentally Sensitive Implementation of Core Elements of Evidence-Based Treatments: Practic...Honoring Faculty Teaching, Service and Scholarshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18985Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24395.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year's recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the facul...Lucas, Deutchman on GOP Debatehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18979Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24379.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of Faculty DeWayne Lucas, and Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman were featured in a recent front page Finger Lakes Times article previewing the Republican presidential candidates' debate cohosted by Fox News and Facebook. In the article, Lucas and Deutchman offered similar views on the ...Rezende on Brazilian Financial Systemhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18974Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24377.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The first phase of Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende's research regarding the Brazilian financial system recently culminated with a presentation of his findings at "The MINDS/Ford Foundation conference on Banking, Financial Instability, and Financial Governance." Rezende organized and coordinated the gathering, which was recently held in São...Exploring Business and Culture in Indiahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18965Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24347.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, two HWS students have had the unique opportunity to explore both the business and culture of India as interns for 2adpro, a global creative and advertising company. From leadership and advertising tasks to safaris and service projects, Teianna Chenkovich '18 and Connor May '16 have fully immersed themselves in both their internships and the s...Bassage '15 Examined Police-Community Relationshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18955Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24343.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With national news headlines highlighting tensions between communities and police departments, Zack Bassage '15 delved into the issue on the local level through an independent study project, "Police Attitudes: Cynicism in the Age of Cultural Diversity Training," that culminated in his senior year. Advised by Professor of Dance and Coordinator of the Socia...HWS Rome Program in ArchitectureBostonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18953Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24327.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Rome study abroad program was recently featured in the Summer 2015 edition of the magazine, ArchitectureBoston. The article, "At Issue: Sit. Look. Sketch.," highlights the travel-sketching component of the program and includes reflections from Assistant Professor of Architecture and Chair of Urban Studies Kirin Makker as well as an online gallery ...Gender Differences in Weight Gainhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18931Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24337.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos and recent William Smith graduates Kara Gengarelly '14 and Rachael Smith '15 published an article, "Gender differences in freshmen weight gain," in the most recent issue of the international peer-reviewed journal Eating Behaviors. In the article, Bodenlos, Gengarelly and Smith examined predictors of weight ...New Entrepreneurial Studies Minorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18933Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24269.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new academic minor in entrepreneurial studies will be launched at the Colleges this fall to further expand the atmosphere of innovation and leadership learning already flourishing on campus. "Entrepreneurship always appealed to me as a way to help students figure out how to change the world," says Professor of Economics Tom Drennen, who serves as chair ...Pugach '15 to Study Forensic Psychologyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18932Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24284.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Cameron Pugach '15 will begin graduate study in forensic psychology this fall at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. A Presidential Scholarship from John Jay will fund Pugach's study for the entirety of his master's studies. In addition to the Presidential Scholarship, the program in forensic psychology at John Jay stood out for Pugach ...