Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:10:12 GMTTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:10:12 GMTPresident's Forum to Host Zimpherhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18604Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23471.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher, who leads the country's largest comprehensive system of higher education with 463,000 students, will be welcomed to Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series on Thursday, April 9. Zimpher's talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Educa...HWS Hosts World's Top Debate Teamshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18605Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23477.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the best collegiate debate teams from across the globe this weekend for the ninth annual International Round Robin Debate Tournament - the most elite debate tournament in the world. Bringing together an internationally diverse group of debaters and adjudicators to the Colleges, the Round Robin tournament will be...Dezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuadorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18591Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23423.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution ...HWS Edible Science Fair TONIGHThttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18606Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23489.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Showcasing how chemistry is a fundamental part of our everyday kitchens, students taking Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry Justin Miller's CHEM 304, "Bonding with Food," will demonstrate scientific principles using food during the 2015 Edible Science Fair at Hobart and William Smith. The interactive event, which will include various entertaining ...HWS Students, Canandaigua Collaboratehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18578Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23456.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tapping into the exploration of land use, government, economics and the environment, Hobart and William Smith students taking ENV 351, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," have partnered with the Town of Canandaigua this spring to offer their advice and guidance on a pair of important sustainable community development projects. Through...Two Hired by Credit Suissehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18596Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23432.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Marco Ronning '15 and Sean Bright '16 will join the international financial services holding company Credit Suisse, Ronning in a full-time position following graduation in May, and Bright as an intern. During his sophomore year Ronning met Craig Stine '81, HWS Trustee and Vice Chair of the Global Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse,...New Initiative for Women Leadershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18580Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23448.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new organization, called the Leadership League of Women (LLOW), has started on campus to help foster relationships between William Smith and Geneva High School women. Founded by junior Virginia DeWees '16, the initiative is dedicated to assisting women leaders in Geneva through mentorship, collaboration, and community outreach. LLOW is sponsored by the ...GHS Ninth-Graders Visithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18598Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23454.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges on March 27 as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the morning participating in sessions concerning the admissions process, financial aid and more. This was the fourth time students from this graduating class have visi...Learning in the Research Labhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18581Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23405.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, Professor of Chemistry Erin Pelkey is providing students with crucial lab experience. Nate Truax '17 and Maeve Holton '15 are continuing research they began in the fall, and are joined by Fernando Banales Mejia '17 whose work began at the beginning of the semester. "Involving students in research is essential for their professional developm...Thomas '15 Explores the Environment in South Americahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18576Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23397.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through the United Planet's Environmental Quest program and the Padnos Family International Internship/Research Travel Award, Chavon Thomas '15 immersed herself in environmental sustainability projects and youth education in rural Ecuador during 2014-15 winter break. A women's studies major with a concentration in eco-feminism and health, and a Writing Co...