Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 31 Jan 2015 14:14:18 GMTSat, 31 Jan 2015 14:14:18 GMTHWS Generates $244M Economic Impacthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18442Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23106.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A recently released economic analysis by an independent research firm concluded that Hobart and William Smith Colleges' impact on the economy surpassed $244 million in 2013. The study's conclusions arrive at the same time the Colleges are making the fourth consecutive payment to the City of Geneva as part of a 10 year, $1.7 million commitment that was est...Savard '15 Wins Young Scholars Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18446Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23104.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Southeastern Theatre Conference honored Shannon Savard '15 with its Young Scholars Award for her research titled "Women's Theatre Group: Disrupting the Patriarchy since 1973." As the only undergraduate recipient of the award, Savard will present her work on feminist theatre at the national conference in March. "As a student and artist, I am particular...Halfman, Students Assess Owasco Lakehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18444Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23100.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In the recently completed study, "Owasco Lake, New York: Water Quality & Nutrient Sources, 2014 Findings," Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and student researchers Genevieve Moralez '15, Katherine Coughlin '16 and Nicolette Andrzejczyk '16 identify links between degraded water quality, harmful algal blooms, and phosphorus deposits enter...Rezende Quoted on Brazilian Economyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18426Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23080.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende was recently quoted by Valor Economico, Brazil's largest economic, finance and business newspaper, on the role of public banks played after the 2007-2008 global financial crisis. The article, "Why Does Brazil's Banking Sector Need Public Banks?," examines the stability and resilience of Brazil's banking syst...Fisher Center Spring Speakers Announcedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18450Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23110.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Continuing with this year's theme of "Campus War Machine: Sex and Debt," The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will resume its series of performances, lectures and dialogue sessions in February and continue with various guest speakers throughout the spring semester. All of the speakers will add to the campus' ongoing discussion exploring the wa...Spates Lectures in UKhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18445Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23108.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During a recent trip to the United Kingdom, Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jim Spates introduced a major new collection of letters and drawings that will add significantly to the study of celebrated 19th century British writer and critic, John Ruskin (1819-1900). Ruskin has been the major focus of Spates' research for the past two decades. During the 188...Marpet '15 Explores the Road to the NFLhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18447Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23094.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet '15 has drawn the attention of NFL scouts and national sports publications alike with a stellar performance in this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., that follows on an equally accomplished season. Sports Illustrated named Marpet the "Biggest Riser" of the Jan. 25 Senior Bowl, which features the country's best...Amos '11 Joins National Women's Hall of Famehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18443Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23092.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Merrill Amos '11 was recently hired as museum curator and educator at the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF) in Seneca Falls, N.Y. "We are delighted that Merrill Amos has joined the Hall," says Jill S. Tietjen, CEO of the NWHF. "With her experience in museum exhibit design and her passion for women's history, Merrill will be a tremendously valuable asse...RecycleMania to Kick off Feb. 1http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18413Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23064.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This year's RecycleMania competition is just around the corner, and HWS is set to participate in the national competition beginning on Sunday, Feb. 1. With a host of materials management events planned, the Colleges are expected to make a strong showing in the competition, which presents awards in categories such as pounds of recycled and composted materi...Jack '15 Interns at EquancyNo11http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18432Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23076.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over the summer, Tatyanna Jack '15 completed an internship in New York City with EquancyNo11, a brand strategy and creative agency specializing in beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands. A double major in media & society and writing and rhetoric, Jack worked as a trainee in the Consumer Marketing and Branding department under Hobart alumnus Shane Samuel...