Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:29:30 GMTMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:29:30 GMTHWS "A" Rating Reaffirmed by S&Phttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19785Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26523.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In August, Standard & Poor's Global Ratings (S&P) affirmed its "A" long-term rating and underlying rating on Hobart and William Smith Colleges' outstanding fixed rate bonds and its AA+ rating on the Colleges' variable rate bonds. The report cited a very strong enterprise profile characterized by historically stable enrollment and moderate selectiv...Dean Gives Keynote Address in Lisbonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19784Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26525.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In September, Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean, who holds the Donald R. Harter '39 Professorship of the Humanities and Social Sciences, delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the European Sociological Association's Research Network on Media and Communication, held at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal. The t...First American Football Gamehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19787Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26531.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Just as the second half of the Saturday night football game began - under the lights and in the pouring rain - Friederike Jandewerth stepped on Boswell Field to have her photo taken at her first football game, that is, American football game. The Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in the German Area Studies Department is a graduate student at the Univer...Former Cuban Diplomat Visits HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19719Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26325.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Carlos Alzugaray Treto, former ambassador of Cuba to the European Union, will visit the Hobart and William Smith campus to discuss the recently reestablished diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, and the international implications of that agreement. "Ambassador Alzugaray Treto's visit gives us an invaluable opportunity to engage in...Presidential Election 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19786Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26533.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With about 50 days to the Presidential Election, political strategists Mary Matalin P'17 and James Carville L.H.D. '13, P'17, Ithaca Mayor and Presidential Fellow Svante L. Myrick and The Echo Group President Dan Fee '92 talked politics across parties during a special Homecoming and Family Weekend President's Forum. Moderated by President Mark D. Gearan, ...Constitution Day Speaker Examines Diversityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19781Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26527.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Political Science Department, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' 2016 Constitution Day observance welcomes Eduardo M. Peñalver, the Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law at Cornell University, who will deliver a talk titled "Varieties of Diversity in Constitutional Lawmaking." Peñalver's talk, which is f...Training Teachers, Writers and Readershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19780Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26513.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the past 20 years, Professor of Education Charlie Temple has served as an expert volunteer trainer for the Canadian Organization for Development through Education (CODE). For the last five, he has worked as the international trainer for CODE's Reading-Sierra Leone project, which engages teachers, schools and children to promote literacy and so far has...Emerson Funds Student Research, Internshipshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19762Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26517.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, through a $100,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, a new endowed program funded the first of many Hobart and William Smith students to undertake research and internship opportunities in the Auburn, N.Y. area. A private, family organization located in Auburn, the Emerson Foundation was created in 1932 and has since provided support ...HWS Display Alum Arthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19779Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26511.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As HWS students, painter Jenny Wu '12 and sculptor Andrew Hellmund '14 were already prolific and widely exhibited artists. Now, as they develop their craft and their audience, the graduates have art displayed in prominent locations on campus, inspiring artists and art lovers. "Andrew and Jenny are very talented artists and have a bright, continuing future...Serving Children at Wediko Summer Programhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19776Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26507.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the Wediko Summer Program, six William Smith students and recent graduates earned a combined total of 4,500 clinical hours as they worked at the AmeriCorps placement site with more than 100 youth, ages nine to 19, to build self-esteem and discover their strengths. Cassidy Smith '16, Emma Flynt '18, Julianne Peebles '19, Sarah Banta '19, Elizabeth Hawes...