Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 02 Oct 2014 08:27:28 GMTThu, 02 Oct 2014 08:27:28 GMTLocal Food, Farm Exhibithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18161Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22509.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Inspired by the recently acquired farm property on White Springs Lane, Finger Lakes Institute Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer has curated a "Working History of Food and Farm in the Finger Lakes" exhibit to bring awareness to the Colleges' and Geneva's unique food and farming history. As part of HWS Food Week, a reception for the exhibit, includ...Homecoming, Family Weekend Big Successhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18190Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22493.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With more than 3,500 attendees, perfect weather and an amazing lineup of events, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014 concluded as one of the most successful in the history of the Colleges. Bringing together parents and alums with the campus community, it was all about celebrating Hobart and William Smith, while showing off school spirit at a range of event...Homecoming and Family Weekendhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18145Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22481.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend will celebrate all that makes HWS special to alumni, alumnae, parents and students. A variety of entertaining and educational events for all ages will take place across campus. Among the many activities planned for the weekend are mini-college sessions on diverse and timely topics, Fall Nationals, Quad-a-Palooza...HWS Joins People's Climate Marchhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18174Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22477.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dozens of HWS students joined the largest climate march in U.S. history on Sunday, Sept. 21, to promote a more sustainable environmental and economic future. Drawing more than 300,000 activists, the People's Climate March wound through Midtown Manhattan to advocate for a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the rav...NBC Sports' Pierre McGuire Returns to HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18172Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22475.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Emmy award-winning sports personality Pierre McGuire '83, who is an analyst for NBC's "Inside the Glass" and NBC Sports Network's NHL coverage, returned to campus to talk to students about careers and leadership, and meet with other members of the campus and local communities. As part of the HWS Professionals in Residence (PIR) series hosted by the Salisb...Buddhist Meditation Mondayshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18159Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22455.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Office of Intercultural Affairs will host Buddhist meditation sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Monday. The sessions are conducted by The Ven. Tenzin Yignyen, instructor of Asian languages and culture. Yignyen is a high-ranking monk within the Dalai Lama's personal monastery. He travels regularly to various schools, universities and museums across ...Anderson Collection Opens at Stanfordhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18154Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22443.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculpture...Massey Knakal Capital Services Discussionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18155Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22445.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional, and Experiential Education will host Garrett Thelander P'17 on Thursday, Sept. 25, as part of the Professionals in Residence series. Thelander is the executive managing director of Massey Knakal Capital Services and will discuss the real estate market with students who are interested in the field. Thelander o...PFS Hosts Policy Expert Galstonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18151Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22427.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his weekly Politics & Ideas column in the Wall Street Journal, political theorist and writer William A. Galston has recently explored viewpoints on topics ranging from President Barack Obama's foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, inflation and U.S. economic growth, and social security and the standard of living for future gener...Voter Registration Dayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18148Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22424.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every year, millions of Americans are not allowed to vote because they miss a deadline or don't know how to register. HWS Votes has collaborated with National Voter Registration Day to ensure that members of the HWS and local community get signed up. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, HWS Votes will assist students and others in registering to vote in the Scandling Ca...