Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 13 Feb 2016 16:24:29 GMTSat, 13 Feb 2016 16:24:29 GMTCultural Clubs Meet for Planning, Collaborationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19342Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25270.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each semester, representatives from cultural, global awareness and social justice clubs share dinner and plan for upcoming events. The Biannual Planning Dinner, sponsored by the Offices of Intercultural Affairs and Student Activities, is meant to encourage networking, conversation and collaboration between students and the various cultural clubs at HWS. S...ASU Commemorates Lunar New Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19350Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25282.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Asian Student Union (ASU) will host its annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13. The event, commemorating the year of the fire monkey, will take place at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront Inn from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The chef-prepared dinner will include a selection of foods from Indonesia, Thailand and Taiwan and performances will be given by...Charity Date Auctionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19351Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25284.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Caribbean Student Association (CSA) invites members of the HWS community to its annual Charity Date Auction on Saturday, Feb. 13. Utilizing a game-show format, the event will take place at 5 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. Eighteen students -- representing various HWS volunteer communities --will be "auctioned off" for a da...Documentary Explores Race, Class, Education and Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19332Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25233.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The national non-profit groups Teach for America and City Year will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary "All The Difference" on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Fish Screening Room in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The viewing will be followed by a facilitated discussion led by Teach for America and City Year represen...Fisher Center Spring 2016 Series Continueshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19343Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25267.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will continue its examination of the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with Kathryn Yusoff's talk "Towards the Idea of a Black Anthropocene." Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has...The Mark of Zorrohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19341Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25296.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri's original score to the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks' silent film, "The Mark of Zorro," will be performed live to a screening of the film in Froelich Hall in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. Olivieri will perform the score with the Society for New Music, conducted by Travis Newton...DeNose '10 Inspires Geneva Youthhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19317Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25253.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dan DeNose '10 returned to Geneva last weekend as the keynote speaker for Geneva High School's (GHS) Black History Month kickoff event and to host a fundraiser for his nonprofit startup, "Leaders of the 21st Century," and his affiliated motivational public speaking business. The nonprofit, which DeNose developed as his final research project during gradua...Getting Ready for Super Bowl 50http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19338Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25260.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Super Bowl 50 is expected to attract more than 100 million viewers on Sunday when Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos face off against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. At HWS, many members of the campus community will be watching the historic event in Bartlett Hall, Sherrill Hall, Intercultural Affairs and 121 Hamilton Street. "Everybody wants to w...An Inside Look at Policy Careershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19325Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25221.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over winter break, nine William Smith students traveled to Washington, D.C., to explore careers in public policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) policy through two seminars hosted by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN). Each year, the national organization hosts female students from colleges and universities across the cou..."Twelfth Night" Inaugural McDonald Theatre Productionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19315Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25231.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Theatre Department has fully transitioned into the new McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts and will open the 2016 season with the inaugural performance of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." Performances will run on Feb. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. "We're excited to have this first ...