Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/news/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 01:42:47 GMTSun, 20 Apr 2014 01:42:47 GMTClasses of 2014 Join Stewardson Societyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17733Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21503.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With Commencement only weeks away, the Classes of 2014 will gather for the Stewardson Society Networking Reception, a new tradition that unites seniors as they take a major step toward leaving a collective legacy by making a gift to HWS. The networking reception will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campu...Charter Day Honors Hobart Heritagehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17734Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21507.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gathering in annual fashion to celebrate the history and heritage of Hobart College, students, alums, deans and other members of the HWS community convened at St. John's Chapel for the 192nd Charter Day ceremonies. Honoring Hobart's founding in 1822, this year's Charter Day welcomed back distinguished alumnus The Honorable Jeffrey L. Amestoy '68, P'11, P'...Why Feminists Care About Funeralshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17725Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21497.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Women's Studies Michelle Martin-Baron will present "Why feminists care about funerals: the politics of public mourning" as the last lecture of the spring semester's Sentiments & Declarations series on Thursday, April 24. What do state funerals, AIDS activism, 300-year-old remains of former slaves, and the repeal of the Defense o...Hobart to host SU in 100th meetinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17732Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21501.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Boswell Field will host the 100th lacrosse meeting between Hobart College and Syracuse University on Saturday, April 19. The game will be televised by Time Warner Cable Sports Channel and is scheduled to face off at 3:07 p.m. Since 1986, the Statesmen and Orange have played for the Kraus-Simmons Trophy, which honors National Lacrosse Hall of Fame coa...Noted Author Souder to Offer Environmental Talkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17719Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21481.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Named the first guest of the History Department's Robert Huff Lecture series, critically acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize finalist William Souder will give an Earth Day presentation on the late conservationist, Rachel Carson, and the early history of the environmental movement. A well-respected and noted writer, Souder's lecture, "Rachel Carson and the...Faculty Dance Concert 2014: ‘In Motion'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17722Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21483.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This year's Faculty Dance Concert, "In Motion," will consist of five contemporary works choreographed by four members of the Dance Department faculty. The 90-minute concert featuring performances by 35 HWS students will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, and again on Friday, April 25. The concert will also be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26....Students Volunteer at Neighbors’ Nighthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17612Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21222.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., students from HWS visit St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva to continue a longstanding tradition. Neighbors' Night allows students and other volunteers the opportunity to engage and entertain local children. The program, which has been run by congregation member Sue Adams since 1986, welcomes children in grades K-8. "T...Harvard's Anne Harrington Visits as Melvin Hill Profhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17703Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21434.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a Melvin Hill Visiting Professor, renowned scholar and historian Dr. Anne Harrington, professor for the history of science at Harvard University, will present a public lecture on what the history of medicine has recently taught us about the role culture plays in shaping bodily experiences, including illness. Harrington's talk, "Culture Under the Skin: ...Fisher Center April Discussionshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17705Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21446.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will continue its theme of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" this April with discussions of popular video game culture and on the international trajectory of the book that inspired this year's Fisher Center theme, "Our Bodies, Ourselves." Fisher Center Predoctoral Fellow Brianne Gallagher will present "De-militarizin...First Years to Explore Sustainable Livinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17679Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21420.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When the Classes of 2018 arrive in the fall, more than 50 students will have the opportunity to explore sustainability and consumption through a new Learning Community, "Sustainable Living." The two-semester long program will have an emphasis on the relationship between local actions and global effects. "Sustainable Living gives students interested in any...