Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:02:47 GMTFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:02:47 GMTStudents Help at Accessible Halloween Eventhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18255Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22684.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With Halloween just around the corner, a group of HWS students volunteered at an accessible trick-or-treat event for the community members that's sponsored by the Center for Disability Rights. Held in conjunction with the Geneva Halloween Parade, the accessible event took place from 6 to 8 p.m. at 34 Castle St. in Geneva. The trick-or-treating experience ...15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18264Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22678.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008. "Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrecte...Community Based Literacy Workshophttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18177Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22672.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning (CCESL) and The Syracuse University Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (Shaw Center) will present an interactive workshop on Community Based Literacy Tutoring Initiatives on Friday, Nov. 21. The workshop is a collaboration of the two institutions and New York Campus Compact, a reg...Latin American Organization Hosts Fundraiserhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18263Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22676.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Latin American Organization will host the annual Heritage Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 1 in the Vandervoort Room from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will fund supplies for elementary schools within the Geneva community. "The Latin American Organization has helped bridge the gap between campus life and life in the community," says LAO President Ste..."Threats to the Finger Lakes"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18260Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22659.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Finger Lakes Institute of Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the 2014 Finger Lakes Research Conference titled "Threats to the Finger Lakes" on Friday, Nov. 21. The Finger Lakes region is home to breathtaking vistas and more than 128 species of fish. Tourists, anglers, and residents enjoy the multitude of national, state and county parks; 1,00...TurboVote Tracks, Boost Campus Votinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18239Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22619.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through TurboVote, HWS has been helping students register to vote and engage consistently with the democratic process. In 2012, HWS Votes began working with TurboVote, a project of the nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit Democracy Works, to provide students with registration information and opportunities, including absentee ballots, and "make it easy for stud...Saperstein '04 to Speak on Autismhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18251Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22621.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Author, speaker and autism advocate Jesse Saperstein '04 will return to campus to give a lecture about the strength of individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as the importance of accepting and including people of all unique abilities and characteristics. The talk is part of the series of disability-related events run by the HWS Global Initiative on D...Castro Joins Trias Serieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18240Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22626.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Adrian Castro, the Cuban-Dominican poet, performer and interdisciplinary artist, will read from his work as a guest of the Trias Series, curated by Trias Writer-in-Residence Chris Abani. Castro's talk will take place on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hirshson Ballroom; it is free and open to the public. "Adrian Castro weaves myth, history, music, ...Election 2014 Eventshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18195Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22604.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Political Science Department will sponsor a series of events to discuss candidates and debate the issues at stake in this midterm election year. On Oct. 29, President Mark D. Gearan and Associate Professor DeWayne Lucas, Assistant Professor Joe Mink, and Professor Iva Deutchman, all of the Political Science Department, will lead a panel discussion...Reform and Compromise in Partisan Politicshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18245Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22611.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In her President's Forum Series talk, "Dysfunction in Washington and Bi-Partisan Politics," Victoria Reggie Kennedy urged the audience, regardless of personal political beliefs, to be open to other perspectives and to participate in the democratic process. "What does a government of the people require?" she asked. "People. The involvement of the people, t...