Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 29 Jan 2015 21:38:42 GMTThu, 29 Jan 2015 21:38:42 GMTLavin ’81 returns to Genevahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18378Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23060.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Christopher N. Lavin '81 returned to Geneva in January as the new executive director of the Geneva Community Center and Boys & Girls Club of Geneva. "I've basically followed the sun, but I've always felt like a Geneva kid living somewhere else," Lavin said in a recent article announcing his appointment. "I always came home. I have family there. Some o...Luna '14 to Intern in Beijinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18424Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23062.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After concluding his first year as a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbell School of International Studies at the University of Denver, David Luna '14 will spend his summer as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. The position is one of two guaranteed internships as part of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs...Rosensweig '83 on Free Tuition Proposalhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18421Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23056.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two years of community college tuition-free to qualifying students, Chegg President and CEO Dan Rosensweig '83 (pictured on the right) offered his insights on the subject in an interview with Bloomberg West. "It's very ambitious and I appreciate it's objective, which is to lower the cost of education, w...Littlefield '74 Wins Golden Globe for Fargohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18402Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23007.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, held Jan. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif., executive producer Warren Littlefield '74 and his team took home the Best Miniseries award for "Fargo," the FX show based on the 1996 film of the same name. "Fargo" received five Golden Globe nominations -- more than any other series this year -- with Billy Bob Thornton's supporting a...Jenco '10 Expands Candy Businesshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18403Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23009.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Christopher Jenco '10 has been developing the sweet rewards of furthering a candy business that is co-owned with his brother, Joey. Recently, the two created an online catalog for their store, Jenco Brothers' Candy, that allows customers from anywhere in the United States to order a delicious variety of flavored popcorn, fine chocolates, and novelty or bu...Dagle '14 Teaches at North Street Schoolhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18397Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22996.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Though she graduated in May, Christina Dagle '14 returned to classes in Geneva this fall--this time in a different role--as a teacher at North Street School. After a semester of student teaching in the Special Education program, Dagle was hired as a long-term special needs substitute teacher. Soon after, she was offered a position as an English teacher in...Gutelius '98 Featured in Boston Globehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18394Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22992.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Luke Gutelius '98 was recently featured in a Boston Globe article celebrating one of his businesses, the upscale clothing store TownPool at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The article highlighted the addition of a staged Mini Cooper car to the store, describing how the vehicle completed the store's "laid-back island ambiance" that has been recreated in downtown...Grotzinger ’79, S.D. ’13 on Methane on Marshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18385Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22961.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> John Grotzinger '79, S.D.'13, the mission leader and project scientist in charge of the Mars Science Laboratory, was quoted in a recent New York Times article detailing the findings of methane and carbon-based organic molecules on Mars. "Scientists have just two possible explanations for the methane. One is that it is the waste product of certain living m...Wroblewski '13 Interviewed by Your Mark on the Worldhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18390Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22981.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sara Wroblewski '13, founder and CEO of the non-profit One Bead, was featured in a Dec. 18 interview by author, adviser, and Forbes contributor Devin Thorpe, for the Your Mark on the World Center. Your Mark on the World seeks to solve "the world's biggest problems before 2045 by identifying and championing the work of experts who have created credible pla...Education Center in Honor of Bliss '59http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18380Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22923.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Prue Bliss Education Center -- named for the late Prudence Amanda Anderson Bliss '59 -- was dedicated in Weston, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 28. The center, which is part of the Weston Historical Society, houses the records, photos, deeds, costumes, newspaper clippings, catalogs, and other ephemera in a new, climate controlled vault, all of which will offe...