Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Aug 2014 20:16:19 GMTSat, 30 Aug 2014 20:16:19 GMTWelcoming the Classes of 2018http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18092Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22296.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> It was a milestone moment this morning for the Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2018 as they arrived on campus to begin their collegiate careers and kick off Orientation 2014. Following in annual tradition, each first-year student received an individual welcome and handshake from President Mark D. Gearan on the steps of Coxe Hall - the very place where...HWS Theatre Announces New Seasonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18090Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22300.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 season of HWS Theatre will be the last one presented in Bartlett Theatre before the opening of the new Performing Arts Center. As such, the theatre department has announced that it will be an eclectic, ‘must see' season featuring a timeless and enduring 17th century French comedy, a dark yet whimsical take on a beloved childhood classic, an...Fisher Center September Serieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18085Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22291.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will begin its 2014-15 season with a series of performances, lectures and dialogue sessions addressing strategies and tactics for combatting rape culture. Throughout September, HWS faculty and students, along with guest speakers, will facilitate and partake in weekly events "to let us think about how campus...HWS to Host Research Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18062Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22242.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the Fourth Annual Upstate New York Undergraduate Research Conference on Saturday, Sept. 20. Undergraduate summer research students and faculty from institutions within the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium and other undergraduate schools in the Upstate New York region are invited to participate in this confer...Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speakerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18076Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22281.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, as keynote speaker for Convocation 2014. Beyrer's life-saving work advancing public health and human rights has changed perceptions and behaviors, and improved the health of individuals, communities and countries around the world. Convoca...Makker Leads Geneva Sketch Crawlhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18065Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22232.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From City Hall and the Smith Center for the Arts to Dove Block and Lakefront Park, downtown Geneva this summer has been host to a series of "sketch crawls," bringing together students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages at a variety of locations to create drawings of local sites. Led by Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Kirin Makke...FLI to Host Harmful Algal Blooms Talkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18053Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Finger Lakes Institute at HWS will host a discussion on blue-green algae, the cause of the recent drinking water ban that affected hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan. Measurable amounts of similary types of toxins were found in Honeoye and Owasco Lake samples in recent years. "The HABs and HAB Nots - Impact of the Built Environment o...HWSVotes! Marks 10th Anniversaryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18048Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22197.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are known for their civic engagement, volunteer efforts and community partnerships across an array of domains. One student-led organization, HWSVotes! will celebrate its 10th anniversary of campus involvement this fall. "The organization's impact is felt in its continued engagement with a diverse number of politically-min...“Troubling Convention” Addressed Equalityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18034Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22173.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On the 166th anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments, July 19, 2014, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer moderated a panel discussion on the question of equality or liberation to a full house in the Guntzel Theater of the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Titled "Troubling Convention: Does Equality Ask Us...Collins Returns to Youth Theatrehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18042Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22179.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After a 10-year hiatus from the Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre, Professor of Education Pat Collins P'09 has returned to direct the Youth Theatre's production of "HONK!" this summer. Collins describes "HONK!" as a "poignant yet hilarious contemporary rock version of the Ugly Duckling." It will be performed at the Geneva High School Auditorium, Friday, ...