Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 01:20:02 GMTSat, 30 Apr 2016 01:20:02 GMTBeyond Borders in South Africahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19521Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25768.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Seven students participating in the Beyond Borders global leadership program will travel to South Africa this summer to expand on their study of critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Students in the program offered by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, Molly Dietrich '17, Kimberly Guti...LoConte '16 Headed to Cornell Veterinary Collegehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19513Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25731.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Having known she wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember, Micaela LoConte '16 will begin working toward her doctorate of veterinary medicine at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. The prestigious and highly-competitive program is consistently ranked one of the top veterinary schools in the world. "My experi...Rodríguez Mansilla Receives Cervantes Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19524Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25762.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Fernando Rodríguez Mansilla has been honored by Cervantes, the official journal of the Cervantes Society of America (CSA), with the Luis Andrés Murillo Award for Best Article of the Year 2014. Rodríguez Mansilla received the award for his article, "La media rota de Alonso Quijano: desengaño y cortesía en...Moving Up Day 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19529Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25775.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The annual Moving Up Day ceremony brings together members of the HWS community to recognize the academic, service and leadership achievements of William Smith students and celebrate each class as they move up to the next. This year's Moving Up Day events will be held on Friday, April 29. In the annual tradition, students will gather at 4:15 p.m. on the Hi...Inside the News: Harriet Tubman, Sarah Bradford and the New $20 Billhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19531Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25777.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In April, the U.S. Treasury announced a facelift of the $5, $10 and $20 bills*, the last of which will bear the portrait of abolitionist, activist and U.S. Army spy Harriet Tubman. Tubman's first biographer, Sarah Hopkins Bradford, was an internationally renowned writer and a Geneva resident, whose home at 629 S. Main Street now houses the Hobart and Will...Annual Student Art Exhibit Openshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19532Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25783.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicks off on Friday, April 29 with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," th...Bentsi-Enchill '17 accepted into Africa-focused entrepreneurship programhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19511Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25750.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17 was recently named as one of only 1,000 entrepreneurs selected for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP). Launched in 2015 by Tony Elumelu, Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, the TEEP is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commit...Scott '19 Named 2016 Newman Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19492Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25747.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Saoirse Scott '19 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2016 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. "I am thrilled that Saoirse has been selected for the Newman Civic Fellow Award and believe that her demonstrated commitment to civic engag...Meet the Fulbrightshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19479Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25745.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS and the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program have continued a longstanding partnership this year, with the Colleges currently hosting four teaching assistants from around the world. At HWS, the FLTAs share their native language and experiences through seminar classes, weekly conversation groups and engagement in student cultural organi...Solomon '17 Lands Internship with Chegghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19508Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25733.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sam Solomon '17, a sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor, will join Chegg as a marketing generalist intern this summer. The position will allow Solomon to gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing through a variety of platforms and strategies. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, specializes in online t...