Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 15 Sep 2014 20:50:25 GMTMon, 15 Sep 2014 20:50:25 GMTChasing Storms and Tornadoes for Credithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18135Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22391.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of the Colleges' Geoscience curriculum, eight students were led by Geoscience faculty Nick Metz and Neil Laird across the Midwest and Central Plains for nearly two weeks chasing severe supercell thunderstorms that had the potential of producing tornadoes. After a three-day intensive on-campus workshop to prepare students with details about severe ...A Summer Studying Spacehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18126Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22363.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Physics major Michelle Gomez '16 spent the summer as one of 14 interns in the Space Astronomy Summer Program at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md. Interns hailed from throughout the United States, as well as Brazil, Egypt and Poland. Gomez learned about the internship from her adviser, Assistant Professor of Physics Leslie Hebb, and...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as ...Carazza '15 Lands JP Morgan Positionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18138Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22389.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After spending his summer interning with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City, senior Dominic Carazza '15 has landed a full time position with the financial industry giant. Carazza served as summer analyst intern with the Diversified Industries group of JP Morgan investment banking. Since then, he has been hired and will return after graduation to...HWS Food Week Set for Octoberhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18130Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22381.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After the success of last year's HWS Food Day celebrations, the Finger Lakes Institute, in collaboration with several other HWS and community organizations, has expanded the one-day national event to include an entire weeks' worth of food-themed activities on campus. Set to run throughout the week of Oct. 17 to 24, HWS Food Week will focus on this year's ...Lamanna ’97 Has Big Findhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18125Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22369.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Matt Lamanna '97 is a member of the international excavation team that unearthed skeletons of one of the largest animals to ever walk the Earth. He is also the second author on the paper about the dinosaur, which they named Dreadnoughtus schrani. The bones belonged to two partial skeletons, with that of the larger individual being much more complete than ...Sentiments & Declarations Returnshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18100Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22355.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Sentiments & Declarations" lecture series returns for the 2014-2015 academic year to explore such diverse topics as activism, manufacturing, the family farm and international women's rights, among others. In its inaugural year, speakers provided unique perspective during discussions of suffrage, composers, national leaders, nuclear disaster and t...Big Brothers Big Sisters Get Involvedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18134Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22387.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ready for another rewarding year of partnership with the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Rochester. Running for more than a decade, the Big Brother Big Sister program at HWS has sent passionate students each year to work with the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring program. Through the ...Introducing #HWSRefreshhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18133Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22385.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Starting this week, the HWS social media accounts will begin to use a new hashtag, #HWSRefresh. The hashtag aims to spread messages of comfort, community, and motivation to the student body - spreading the message that no one is alone and that comfort can be found around every corner, whether in the Sunken Garden at Houghton House, by the fireplace in the...Author Chris Abani Begins Trias Serieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18123Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22393.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Trias Reading Series picked up once again on Thursday, Sept. 11 with a reading given by the 2014-2015 Trias Writer-in-Residence, Chris Abani. The acclaimed author of "GraceLand" (2004) and "The Secret History of Las Vegas" (2014) presented works of both fiction and poetry, contributing a uniquely diverse combination of writing to the series' fourth ye...