Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:06 GMTTue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:06 GMTPresident's Forum to Host Zimpherhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18604Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23471.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher, who leads the country's largest comprehensive system of higher education with 463,000 students, will be welcomed to Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series on Thursday, April 9. Zimpher's talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Educa...HWS Debate Hosts World's Top Teamshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18605Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23477.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the best collegiate debate teams from across the globe this weekend for the ninth annual International Round Robin Debate Tournament - the most elite debate tournament in the world. Bringing together an internationally diverse group of debaters and adjudicators to the Colleges, the Round Robin tournament will be...Careers in Hotel Managementhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18588Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23461.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Christian Coffin '83 will discuss careers in hotel management as part of the Professionals in Residence series hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experimental Education. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 in Stern 201. Coffin is the general manager of the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Opened in October 2012 in th...Colloquium on Infant Developmenthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18603Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23452.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Psychology Department will host a colloquium next week to discuss the research of Dr. Lauren Emberson. A member of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the University of Rochester, she will present her work titled "How Does Structured Experience Support Perceptual Development? Insights from Infant Neuroimaging." The colloquium will take plac...CSA Hosts Masquerade Ball 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18595Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23440.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Celebrating the importance of community, the 16th annual Masquerade Ball hosted by the HWS Caribbean Student Association (CSA) kicked off this year's event with a special focus on continuing to foster new and strengthen existing bonds among the Colleges, Geneva and the student-led CSA. The Masquerade Ball was held on Saturday, March 28 at Belhurst Castle ...Witness to Innocencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18567Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23446.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This spring, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome two speakers from Witness to Innocence, a national organization that empowers exonerated death row survivors to advocate for the end of the death penalty in the United States. Sabrina Butler and Kirk Bloodsworth will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Vandervort Room on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14 and...GHS Ninth-Graders Visithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18598Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23454.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges on March 27 as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the morning participating in sessions concerning the admissions process, financial aid and more. This was the fourth time students from this graduating class have visi...Alternative Spring Break 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18582Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23407.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Rooted in the Colleges' longstanding tradition of service, HWS Alternative Spring Break (ASB) 2015 featured both local and out-of-state programs that provided student-volunteers with opportunities focused on important issues such as elementary education, conservation and migrant communities. "Each year, Alternative Spring Break serves as a wonderful outle...Marino '12 to Perform at The Smithhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18585Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23415.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dancing her way from Geneva to Argentina and back, Katherine Marino '12 will perform with the PUSH Physical Theatre at the Smith Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Marino recently returned from her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mendoza and began working as a trainee with the Rochester-based dance studio. Her performance ...Gemmiti '14 Nominated for College Emmyshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18579Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23401.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Young Adulterated" -- a television series created by Stephen Gemmiti '14 -- has been nominated for the 2015 College Television Awards. One of three finalists out of hundreds of submissions in the "Best Series" category, the 10-episode series follows the colliding lives of five college students as they each try to navigate an explosive junior year. Gemmit...