Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 30 Aug 2015 18:30:18 GMTSun, 30 Aug 2015 18:30:18 GMT2015 Human Rights and Genocide Symposiumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19011Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24465.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Now in its 16th year, the Hobart and William Smith Human Rights and Genocide Symposium will offer a semester-long series of lectures and dialogues surrounding human rights issues facing the international community. "The speakers for this semester are unified by the theme of intergenerational transmission of trauma and ways in which the search for forensic...Autism and Animal Behaviorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18992Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24407.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An ardent advocate for the humane treatment of animals and one of the most widely-recognized professionals with autism in the country, world-renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Thursday, Sept. 17. In 2010, Grandin was acknowledged in the Time 100 list of the most influential people ...Diamondback Moth Projecthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19007Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24445.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tony Shelton, professor of entomology at Cornell University, and Neil Morrison, scientist at Oxitec Ltd, will share the results of their groundbreaking Diamondback Moth (DBM) Project research in a talk titled, "Safe Sex for Insects: New Technologies for Pest Control," on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium. The DBM project is a scientifi...Cultivating Community Engagement Through Orientationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18984Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24391.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of Orientation, students from the Classes of 2019 will have their first opportunity to collectively engage and acquaint themselves with the Geneva community through the service component of the weekend. From grounds keeping to meal packaging and even building a playground, the group of 645 new students will lend a hand to 34 organizations through...Davis '48 to Receive Trustee Community Service Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18968Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24367.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the annual HWS Buffalo Summer Gathering, alums, parents, friends, incoming students and their parents will gather to honor Clarence "Dave" Davis Jr. '48 with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Community Service Award. "The dedication Dave Davis has shown, particularly in support of students and the arts at his alma mater and in his local com...Experience the First-Year Seminarhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18940Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24295.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Classes of 2019 will soon embark on their academic careers at Hobart and William Smith Colleges--an experience that would not be complete without the quintessential First-Year Seminar, or the FSEM. First-year seminars at the Colleges are designed to stimulate intellectual curiosity, introduce academic expectations and engage students independent of fu...Success for Geneva's Children Conveneshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18942Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24299.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In July, Hobart and William Smith Colleges hosted the 18th annual Leadership Breakfast for Success for Geneva's Children, a local organization dedicated to mobilizing the Geneva community to improve the health and wellbeing of children and their families. From educational institutions, non-profits, local government and service organizations, Geneva commun...Keeping it Local for Orientation 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18914Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24226.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to foster a collaboration between the Classes of 2019 and the Geneva community, Orientation Coordinators Peter Budmen '15, MAT '16 and Hannah Connolly '16 have been hard at work planning an exciting schedule of events focused on "keeping it local." Budmen and Connolly hope to ensure that the Classes become integral members of both the Geneva and HW...Neveldine's "Vatican Tapes" Opens July 24http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18910Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "The Vatican Tapes," the latest film from Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95, will premiere nationwide and in Geneva at the Geneva Movieplex on Friday, July 24. A new twist on the classic exorcism film, "The Vatican Tapes" follows the battle between good and evil - God versus Satan. The movie centers on Angela Holmes, a seemingly ordinary 27...Students Win at Sleepless in Lake Placidhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18886Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24168.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the fifth year, a group of HWS Media and Society students traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. for the "Sleepless in Lake Placid" 24-hour film competition that requires them to conceive, write, cast, shoot and edit a 10-minute film in downtown Lake Placid. This year, Jillian Collins '15, John Conard-Malley '15, Dinneo Mmutla '15, and Kelsey Rowley '18 partic...