Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:47:28 GMTTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:47:28 GMTNorrgard '15 Interns for FL-PRISMhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18913Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24222.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With a passion for environmentalism and aquatic restoration, Haley Norrgard '15 recently completed a summer research internship with the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM), a collaborative program designed to address the threat of invasive species. In her role, Norrgard was involved with supporting scientific prof...Brooks '17 Interns at HWS Fribolin Farmhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18901Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24228.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the past month, Liam Brooks '17 has spent most of his time planting, watering, and weeding at HWS Fribolin Farm as an intern for the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Food Systems Program. Brooks' role on the farm involves assisting with preparations, seeding, and care of the 2015 plantings, such as tomatoes, tomatillos, garlic, herbs, pumpkins, kale, corn...WildStorm: Entrepreneurial Successhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18919Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24232.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Having grown up in Darien, Conn., Jack Kauffman '16 quickly became accustomed to the sight of brightly colored sailboats gliding across the Long Island sound. He joined the nautical community in 2003 and as a sailing instructor in 2010, discovered he had a knack for capturing the elegance of the sport through the mediums of photos and videos. Since then, ...HWS Grads Join AmeriCorps Networkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18876Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24236.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following their passion for service in locations across the country, five graduates from the Classes of 2015 are beginning their tenures with AmeriCorps. With a focus on community-building and volunteerism, the students join the ranks of many alumni and alumnae who have served in AmeriCorps. Kicking off their service with AmeriCorps are Liam Allman '15, L...NJ SEEDS Provides College Prep Guidancehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18905Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24200.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 50 high-achieving high school students who come from low-income families spent two weeks on campus this month as part of the New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication and Success) College Preparatory Program. The program, which concluded on July 11, fully immerses the students in college life while providing them with guidanc...Three Accepted to FoodCorpshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18891Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24202.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As staunch advocates of implementing more sustainable food practices and making healthy, locally grown food a priority, Stacey Davis '15, Mollie Kenerson '15 and Abbe Lentz '15 have worked relentlessly over the past four years to further the Colleges' commitment to sustainability and bring new initiatives to campus. Now, they'll work to create a more sust...Razavi Joins Finger Lakes Institutehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18902Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24190.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Roxanne Razavi, Ph.D., of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, recently joined the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) as a post-doctoral researcher focusing on mercury bioaccumulation in fish and other biota in the Finger Lakes region. Director of the FLI Lisa Cleckner, Ph.D., is the principal investigator of the mercury project, which was approved for funding by the New...DeRosa '16 at Paramount Pictureshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18903Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24196.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Between cast parties, film premieres, and meetings with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, Michael DeRosa '16 is enjoying the perks that come with interning for Paramount Pictures, one of the biggest film studios in Hollywood, Calif. Whether he's meeting the cast of "American Horror Story" or exploring Nickelodeon Studios, DeRosa is taking full advan...Kenny '17 Interns in Rochester Mayor's Officehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18875Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24139.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Corinne Kenny '17 is interning this summer for Mayor of Rochester Lovely A. Warren's office in Rochester's City Hall. The opportunity offers an invaluable experience of working directly with city leaders, including Warren, as well as helping to develop and carry out new community plans that will impact the Rochester community. "While I have lived in a sub...Flowers Discusses All-America City Designationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18887Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24166.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> To discuss the recent designation of Geneva as an 2015All-America City, Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) Director Katie Flowers joined City Manager Matt Horn and Geneva Director of Neighborhood Initiatives Sage Gering for the WXXI radio program "Connections with Evan Dawson." Dawson, a resident of Rochester, N.Y., framed the pr...