Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 24 Sep 2016 23:43:41 GMTSat, 24 Sep 2016 23:43:41 GMTFormer Cuban Diplomat Visits HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19719Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26325.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Carlos Alzugaray Treto, former ambassador of Cuba to the European Union, will visit the Hobart and William Smith campus to discuss the recently reestablished diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, and the international implications of that agreement. "Ambassador Alzugaray Treto's visit gives us an invaluable opportunity to engage in...Constitution Day Speaker Examines Diversityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19781Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26527.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Political Science Department, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' 2016 Constitution Day observance welcomes Eduardo M. Peñalver, the Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law at Cornell University, who will deliver a talk titled "Varieties of Diversity in Constitutional Lawmaking." Peñalver's talk, which is f...Presidential Election 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19786Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26533.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With about 50 days to the Presidential Election, political strategists Mary Matalin P'17 and James Carville L.H.D. '13, P'17, Ithaca Mayor and Presidential Fellow Svante L. Myrick and The Echo Group President Dan Fee '92 talked politics across parties during a special Homecoming and Family Weekend President's Forum. Moderated by President Mark D. Gearan, ...Homecoming 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19770Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26499.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016, students, families and alums came together on the Hobart and William Smith campus to celebrate their school pride with an exciting lineup of new and old traditions. On Friday, the annual HWS House Decorating Contest kicked off with unit 18 of the Village at Odell's Pond winning first place for a scene of a heron'...Mosaic NY Fall 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19773Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26503.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May, Mosaic NY – a student theatre company focused on promoting dialogue, developing community, celebrating diversity, and encouraging the pursuit of social justice – began the semester with several new performances during Orientation 2016 and has begun preparing for shows later this fall. The opening per...IdeaLab Seeking Startupshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19782Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26529.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS IdeaLab is accepting applications for the six-week incubator program to help accelerate student ideas. Launched in 2015 by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL), the IdeaLab offers eight to 10 student-entrepreneurs guidance each spring as they develop products, services or organizations. Participants workshop their ideas with peers and have a...Dance Alumnae/i Weekend 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19605Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26028.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Homecoming & Family Weekend, the Hobart and William Smith Dance Department will host a Dance Alumnae/i Weekend. Beginning Friday, Sept. 16, three days of classes, lecture presentations, panel discussions and performances will enable HWS alums active in the dance and movement fields to share their work with colleagues and the broader HW...Matalin, Carville and Myrick talk Presidential Electionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19772Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26497.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Homecoming and Family Weekend, Hobart and William Smith will welcome political strategists Mary Matalin P'17 and James Carville L.H.D. '13, P'17 as the next guests of the President's Forum Series. They will be joined by Ithaca Mayor and Presidential Fellow Svante L. Myrick and The Echo Group President Dan Fee '92. Moderated by President Mark D. Gea...Blacklock '79 Hosts Screening of "The Congressman"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19769Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26488.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016, actress and comedian Kim Blacklock '79 returns to Geneva with former U. S. Congressman Robert Mrazek for a screening of "The Congressman," the new independent film written, co-directed, and produced by Mrazek. Nancy Zises P'92, P'93 is executive producer of the film. Blacklock -- who plays Matty Pierce, a female ..."Pocket Organs" at The Davis Galleryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19761Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26476.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, the HWS Department of Art and Architecture welcomes students to Houghton House with an exhibition showcasing the faculty's contributions to contemporary art. This year's exhibit, titled "Pocket Organs" by Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin, will be on display through Friday, Sept. 23 in The Davis Gallery. Chin's range of...