Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 27 May 2016 02:35:07 GMTFri, 27 May 2016 02:35:07 GMTHWS Scholars Join Religious Studies Symposiumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19569Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25900.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This week, four Hobart and William Smith faculty members are among 60 scholars participating in the international symposium, "Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in World Religions," designed to explore issues relating to how religions have or should respond to the environmental crisis of the 21st century. The participating HWS faculty...Senior Send-offhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19555Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25870.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As this year's faculty speaker for the annual Senior Dinner held at Houghton House, Assistant Professor of Dance Kelly Johnson urged the Classes of 2016 to not live strictly by the inspirational words conjured by others, but rather to create their own meaningful quotes to guide their lives and experiences. "As I think of graduation, all these thoughts of ...Hobart Seniors Join Alumni Communityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19556Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25872.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> To commemorate their time at the Colleges, members of the Hobart Class of 2016 were each presented with replicas of the paddle used by the Seneca warrior Agayentah during the annual Hobart Launch ceremony at the Bozzuto Boathouse on Friday. The paddles are given in celebration of Hobart's heritage and with the promise of a reciprocal lifelong bond between...Special Commencement for Heronshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19558Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25878.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Four William Smith students received their diplomas during a special HWS Commencement ceremony on Monday following an impressive postseason with Herons lacrosse, which included capturing the Liberty League title and advancing to the second round of the NCAA DIII Women's Lacrosse Championship. Surrounded by family, friends and HWS community members in a pa...Baccalaureate 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19552Sun, 15 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25859.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> One of the most cherished traditions at Hobart and William Smith, Baccalaureate brought together the Classes of 2016, their families and friends, and community members to celebrate the Colleges' past, present and future through peaceful reflection, readings, music and prayer. In annual fashion, the program was held at Trinity Church on historic South Main...Dorsey to HWS Grads: "Cusp of New Day"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19554Sun, 15 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25866.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "You all have the ability to create a future that is beyond our imaginations. When I look out at all of you, I see and I feel the power of the collective-agents of change in our society. And it is beautiful and exciting to behold," said Hobart and William Smith Commencement Speaker Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey during her address on Sunday. The Harvard trained phy...NCAA Tournament Victoryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19550Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25851.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College junior Alexandra Bird notched a season-high five goals as the Heron lacrosse team defeated Roger Williams 13-7 in an NCAA tournament first round game played this afternoon on Gettysburg College's Clark Field. The Herons are now 12-7 this season. It's William Smith lacrosse's first NCAA tournament victory since the Herons toppe...Commencement 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19489Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25844.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey, a Harvard trained physician who started a community-based mobile health unit and who, as the president of Echoing Green, is a global leader in the social impact movement, will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 15. The HWS Commencement ceremony with procession will begin in the Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House, ...Annual Student Art Exhibit Openshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19532Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25805.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicked off on April 29 with an opening reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," this year's exhibition wil...Celebrating William Smith Studentshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19537Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25811.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Steeped in history, the annual Moving Up Day ceremony recently brought together members of the HWS community on Stern Lawn to recognize the achievements of William Smith students in academics, service and leadership, as well as to celebrate each class as they move up to the next. "For you this is a day when a threshold is crossed - when you are ‘moving up...