Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:22:59 GMTSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:22:59 GMTHWS Ranks 8th in the Nation for Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18254Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22630.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ranked eighth in the nation among liberal arts institutions in the category of community service in Washington Monthly's annual ranking. Since 2005, the policy magazine has rated U.S. colleges and universities based on how much good they do for the country, evaluating each college's contributions to society, taking in..."Tartuffe" Opens in Bartlett Theatrehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18227Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22638.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 HWS Theatre season opened with "Tartuffe" by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière in an exhilarating new translation by Ranjit Bolt in Bartlett Theatre. Director of the show, Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May sets the stage against an inventive backdrop to give the classical comedy a contemporary bite. The show opened on Thursday and run...2014 North American Debate at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18224Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22559.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 100 top-ranked debate teams from 35 colleges and universities have convened at Hobart and William Smith this weekend to compete in the widely-acclaimed North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC). The tournament, which is free and open to the public, will take place from Friday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 26 at a number of campus venues...Semester Explores Ancient Romehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18250Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22647.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best grou...HWS Regatta Honors Arnoff '82http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18257Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22636.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In memory of the late David Lee Arnoff '82, a loyal Hobart alum and passionate sailor, the HWS Fall Regatta has been renamed the David Lee Arnoff Regatta in his honor. The HWS sailing team recently gathered with members of the Arnoff family, who are establishing the David Lee Arnoff Endowment Fund, for a special dinner event earlier this month to celebrat...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...HWS Juniors to Attend Upstate Medicalhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18157Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22615.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When Hannah Connolly '16 and Courtney Franceschi '16 first met in high school, they bonded over their mutual interest in medical school and the options offered by the partnership between HWS and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Upon arriving at HWS, the two reconnected, becoming fast friends and roommates. Following their passions, both Connolly and Franc...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...Christie '14 Pursues Architecturehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18201Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22653.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Laura Christie '14 is putting her architecture skills to use in a unique way. She was recently hired as a full-time design assistant with David Howell & Company, where she is working to design and manufacture museum gifts. "I'm thrilled and so excited to start," says Christie, an architecture major. "I'm learning how a company produces a product from...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, ...