Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 30 Sep 2014 20:00:25 GMTTue, 30 Sep 2014 20:00:25 GMTHomecoming, 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...Studying Abroad in Queensland, Australiahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18119Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22505.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, 16 students are taking part in the Queensland, Australia program led by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne and Associate Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander. A fast-paced and rigorous academic program, the Queensland semester combines high quality science teaching in the classroom with exposure to and utilization o...Philbrick Yadav on Yemen Crisishttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18187Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22500.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was recently a guest contributor for the Washington Post on the topic of the crisis in Yemen. She draws on lessons from her field research in Yemen to contextualize the current crisis in relation to a decade of conflict between the Huthi insurgents, the Islamist opposition, and the central go...Inaugural Teach for America Intern at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18162Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22469.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Clover Quigley ‘15 worked for Teach for America at the Delta Institute in Cleveland, Miss., as operations coordinator of instructional resources. She has since been named the inaugural Teach for America intern at HWS, the student coordinator and liaison for HWS recruitment efforts. At the Delta Institute, Quigley underwent intensive training ...Statesmen Over U.S. Merchant Marine 42-7http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18185Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22489.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College football team rushed for 404 yards and six touchdowns on its way to a 42-7 Liberty League win over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy on Boswell Field at the Caird Center for Sports and Recreation. The Homecoming victory featured the most rushing yards by the Statesmen since Sept. 29, 2001, when Hobart gained 442 at St. Lawrence. The...William Smith Soccer Shuts Out St. Lawrencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18184Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22487.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College soccer team opened Liberty League play with 2-0 victory over St. Lawrence today on Cozzens Field on Homecoming and Family Weekend. The Herons improve to 6-2-0 overall this year, while the Saints are now 6-3-0 this season. William Smith capitalized on corner kicks for both of its goals. Sophomore Lauren Randaccio and senior Mad...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...Seattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiledhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18188Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22498.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go...Straub Published in ‘Applications in Plant Sciences'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18173Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22473.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Biology Shannon Straub was recently published in Applications in Plant Sciences for her research on target enrichment and genome skimming for plant phylogenomics. Published by the Botanical Society of America, the journal marks Straub's success at the top of her specialty while biologists worldwide praise her revolutionary research....Local 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...