Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 21:47:35 GMTThu, 18 Sep 2014 21:47:35 GMTGummoe’09 Named Assistant Winemakerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18120Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22367.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sarah Gummoe '09 has been named assistant winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards, located in Penn Yan, N.Y., part of the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area. Gummoe, who joined Fox Run full-time in 2011 to pursue a career in winemaking, will continue to work with head winemaker Peter Bell on the full portfolio of estate grown, cool-climate wines. A Rochester,...Chegg Launches College Counselinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18153Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22439.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chegg, Inc. recently announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform InstaEDU that makes college counseling available to students anywhere, at any time that is convenient to them. Former HWS Trustee Daniel L. Rosensweig '83 is president and CEO of Chegg, which serves as a student hub, offering online textbook rentals, homework help, an...Gove ’12 Appointed Senior Editorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18122Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22441.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Evan Gove '12 has been appointed senior editor of Local Management, a search engine marketing company in Boca Raton, Fla. Gove was most recently staff writer for the company. Local Management's Vice President Todd Bolling says the appointment will help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the company's content marketing and overall SEO strategy. "E...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as ...Lamanna ’97 Has Big Findhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18125Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22369.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Matt Lamanna '97 is a member of the international excavation team that unearthed skeletons of one of the largest animals to ever walk the Earth. He is also the second author on the paper about the dinosaur, which they named Dreadnoughtus schrani. The bones belonged to two partial skeletons, with that of the larger individual being much more complete than ...Design by Clifford ’08 Worn Pre-Emmyshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18098Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22373.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A design by Morgan Clifford '08 was recently worn by actress Bailey Noble of HBO'S "True Blood" at a Pre-Emmy party, and was then pictured in Gotham magazine. While most designers strive for - and maybe even expect - to have their designs worn on a red carpet, Clifford says the opportunity "kind of came out of nowhere." That's because Clifford has been ta...Littlefield and Falchuk Top Emmyshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18088Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22289.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, Executive Producers Warren Littlefield '74 and Bradley Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 were honored for their new mini-series television shows on the FX Network. Littlefield's mini-series "Fargo" won the Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie. Falchuk received an Emmy nomination for his writing on "American Horror Story Cov...Oberfield '98 Publishes First Bookhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18066Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22283.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Acclaimed political scientist Zachary Oberfield '98 recently published his first book, "Becoming Bureaucrats: Socialization at the Front Lines of Government Service." Released in May by University of Pennsylvania Press, the book explores the question, "Are bureaucrats born or are they made?" Professor of Political Science at Haverford College, Oberfield b...Saperstein ’04 Discusses Dating on NPRhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18078Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22285.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Author, speaker, and autism advocate Jesse Saperstein '04 was recently interviewed on NPR regarding his new book, "Getting a Life with Asperger's: Lessons Learned on the Bumpy Road to Adulthood." (Penguin Group U.S.A.), and what it's like to date with Asperger syndrome. Saperstein was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a mild form of autism, at the age of ...Passion for Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18086Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22287.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When a young friend of the family succumbed to brain cancer, Scott Wittig '94, his wife and children discovered Lighthouse Family Retreat and decided "it was a great fit and idea for our family to go serve a family like hers that was living through childhood cancer." Founded in 1999, the Lighthouse Family Retreat offers fun, family-centered activities to ...