Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 21 Apr 2015 19:27:14 GMTTue, 21 Apr 2015 19:27:14 GMTCerulli Named 2015 Guggenheim Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18662Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23606.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Anthony Cerulli is the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship, earning the sole award in the area of South Asian Studies this year. Since its establishment in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $325 million in Fellowships to almost 18,000 individuals, among whom are scores ...Cryan '15 Awarded Fulbright to Greecehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18658Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jeanine Cryan '15 has been named recipient of a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Greece, providing her a remarkable opportunity to serve as an English Teaching Assistant, while uniting her affinity of Greek culture and passion for education. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. governme...HWS Debate, GHS Students Connecthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18590Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23566.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An ongoing collaboration between the HWS Debate Team and Geneva High School (GHS) students has paid off significantly in recent months with GHS seniors Sebastian Bersani and Prashanta Augustine competing in debate tournaments at the local, state and national levels. Under the guidance of Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes, the HWS Debate Team h...Crow Publishes on Jeffersonian Democracyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18644Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23570.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of History Matthew Crow recently published an article, "Thomas Jefferson and the Uses of Equity," in Cambridge University Press's Law and History Review. Initially delivered as part of the 2012 "Jeffersonian Democracy in Theory and Practice" conference at Princeton University, Crow's article focuses on the commentaries of George Wythe,...Students Join J.P. Morganhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18622Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23515.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Four HWS students will head to Wall Street this summer to kick off their employment with J.P. Morgan, one of the world's leading and most prestigious financial firms. Soon-to-be alums Dominic Carazza '15 and Cat Gorman '15 have been hired as full-time analysts with J.P. Morgan, while Justin Partyka '16 and Ali Ware '16 will begin coveted and highly compet...Participatory Pedagogy: Media & Society in Montrealhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18587Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23463.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the 2015 Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference in Montreal, Assistant Professor Leah Shafer and Visiting Assistant Professor Rebecca Burditt, both of the Media & Society Program, took part in an innovative event focusing on collaborative teaching practices. Shafer, who is co-chair of the Media Literacy and Pedagogical Outreach Scho...Pichardo '15 Advances in NYBPChttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18630Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23539.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For his idea to establish a new public school in Rochester, N.Y., Jericsson Pichardo '15 has advanced to the next round of the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) where he'll face off against a highly competitive field of undergraduate and graduate students from area colleges and universities. Pichardo is scheduled to compete in the NYBPC Finger L...Troy '15 Selected for Fulbrighthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18620Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23530.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Christopher Troy '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to support an English Teaching Assistantship to Argentina, giving him an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow his passion for teaching while at the same time, providing him with an opportunity to pursue a career in global medicine. Known for drawing a highl...HWS Group Attends AIPAC Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18624Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23523.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members from across the HWS community recently attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference. Harrison Schutzer '15, Max Feldman '15, Leah Segal '16, Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15, Dr. Alan Feldman P'15, and Ellen Ginsberg P'15 attended ...Chorale, Cantori Launch Spring Tourhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18643Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23574.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chorale and Cantori will kick off their annual spring tour across New York State beginning on Friday, April 10. Directed by Visiting Instructor of Music Yunn-Shan Ma, the Chorale is a 35-member group comprised of the Colleges' most exceptional talent and the Cantori is a select chamber vocal ensemble. The Chorale and Cant...