Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 03 May 2016 10:31:00 GMTTue, 03 May 2016 10:31:00 GMTDaniels '86 Named NJ Devils Senior VPhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19519Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25756.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Donna L. Daniels '86 has been named the senior vice president of business services for the Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils. Daniels - who most recently served as the vice president in the NBA's Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) department - "will now help the Devils and the arena ‘optimize the organization's core business strategie...Hobart and William Smith Award Five Honorary Degreeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19493Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25698.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals whose spirit of service enhances local, national and global communities. They include: Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey, the president of Echoing Green and a global leader and innovator in the social entrepreneurship movement, who will offer this y...Pollack's '55 Collection on Displayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19461Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25617.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, "Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper" is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS' art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack '55. The exhibit emphasizes movements such as Social Real...Vietnam Tribute Features Bozzuto '68http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19449Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25591.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Thomas S. Bozzuto '68, vice chair and chair elect of the HWS Board of Trustees, plays a prominent role in the upcoming Maryland Public Television documentary and associated traveling exhibit, both of which pay tribute to the service of Vietnam War veterans from Maryland. Bozzuto, who was a combat correspondent for the 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Ar...HWS Receives Moses Soyer Drawingshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19424Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25607.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A. David Jones P'90 and former HWS Trustee Heather Moden Jones '56, P'90 have generously donated six drawings by important American painter Moses Soyer to The Collections of Hobart and William Smith to enhance its profile of American art from the mid-20th century. "The drawings are lovely studies showing a variety of line, shading and foreshortening," say...World's Safest Rubber Duckshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19439Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25573.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With a desire to create some of the safest rubber ducks in the world, Craig Wolfe '74, founder and president of CelebriDucks, has just released the new groundbreaking product, The Good Ducks. Among the safest rubber ducks for babies to teethe on, the Good Ducks are PVC-, phthalate-, and BPA-free, and are manufactured and designed in the U.S. using the hig...An International Education for Fulbright Winnerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19422Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25491.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Ancient Greek word paideia refers to the cultural and academic education of the whole person -- mind and body, morals and virtue. In Modern Greek the term, loosely translated, refers to "children." It is this intersection of meanings that has resonated for Jeanine Cryan '15 during her experience as a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipient base...Payne '73 Receives Highest Alumna Honorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19407Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25441.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Internationally renowned for her specialization in sociolinguistics and cultural anthropology, and with expertise in communication disorders including diagnosis, treatment and bilingual issues, the William Smith Alumnae Association recently presented Dr. Kay Payne '73 with its highest honor - the Alumna Achievement Award. Payne, professor of communication...Martin '13, Moore '15 Publish NYSAES Researchhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19394Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25433.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As undergraduates, Nathan Martin '13 and Kevin Moore '15 spent two summers in Geneva conducting research on corn borer moths at Cornell University's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES). Working under the guidance of NYSAES Senior Research Associate Charles Linn, their efforts in the laboratory turned into the foundation for a paper rec...Brush '88 Named AIA Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19404Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25439.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This May, Mary Buchanan Brush '88 will be inducted into the prestigious College of Fellows at the national American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention in Philadelphia. The induction is one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member, with the College of Fellows representing just 2.5 percent of the nearly 85,000 AIA members. Of the 147 new...