Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:55 GMTSat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:55 GMTState Department Advisor Joins President's Forumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18520Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23276.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, a top advisor with the U.S. Department of State and former U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series. Bagley currently serves as Senior Advisor for Secretary's Initiatives in the Office of the Secretary of State under John Kerry and previously worke...HWS Hosts Doppler-on-Wheels Projecthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18511Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23270.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) the Geoscience Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges is conducting an extensive education and outreach project this winter that aims to give students and the public a deeper understanding of atmospheric science, severe weather and weather radar systems. For the project, Associate Profe...Celebration Praises William Smith Studentshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18529Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23274.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From academics to leadership, William Smith students were recently in the spotlight for their numerous accomplishments at the Colleges during the annual Celebrating Excellence Dinner. Held in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center, the event was an opportunity not only to celebrate the achievements of William Smith students, but also to induct...President's Forum: Marvin on American Sniperhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18531Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23290.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A former U.S. Army officer and Blackhawk helicopter pilot, and a fourth-generation U.S. Army combat veteran, Chris Marvin joins the President's Forum Series to discuss his work with Got Your 6, an organization that empowers veterans by bridging the civilian-military divide through creative partnerships with the entertainment industry. Marvin will present ...HWS Debate Continues Successhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18532Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23296.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, the HWS Debate Team has had a series of recent successes at major competitions, including a semi-finals appearance by Chris Doak '18 and Emma Herbst '18 at the U.S. Novice Nationals, the national championship for first-year collegiate debaters. At the Novice Nationals, Doak ranked 14th for individual speaker. In addition, HWS Debate Team as...Shabbat 250 Gears Up for Annual Dinnerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18534Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23298.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hillel, the Jewish student organization, invites the HWS community to join them for their annual Shabbat 250 event on Friday, March 6. The goal is to gather 250 students, faculty, and staff to celebrate Shabbat together. The event will take place in the Vandervort Room in the Scandling Campus Center at 6:30 p.m. Julianne Miller, interim director for the...HWS Hosts Capital Trio, Richard Steinbachhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18533Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23294.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This March, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Music Department will host back-to-back concerts showcasing the talents of two award-winning musical acts: Capital Trio and Richard Steinbach. The first concert will feature the Capital Trio, a chamber group comprised of pianist Duncan J. Cumming, violinist Hilary Walther Cumming and cellist Sölen Dikener....OneCard Now Accepted Off-Campushttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18507Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23288.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Starting immediately, three off-campus businesses will accept the HWS OneCard, a multi-purpose identification and debit card that provides the campus a single source of access to a variety of campus and off-campus services, as payment. Mark's Pizzeria, Opus Espresso & Food Bar and Char Burrito Bar are the first off-campus businesses to work with OneCa...HWS Students Join C2C Networkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18473Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23229.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Three HWS students recently participated in a national conference based on environmental leadership. The C2C Fellows Network at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy is a nationally-competitive program for undergraduates and recent graduates aspiring to leadership positions in sustainable politics and business. Perry Fennell '15, Kristin Cronmiller '15...Begg '15 Joins National Writing Projecthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18527Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23280.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This March, Chelsea Begg '15 will present her research, "Inside the National Writing Project: The Philosophy of Teaching Learning" at the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Tampa, Fla. The Conference on College Composition and Communication supports and promotes the teaching and study of college composition and communicatio...