Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 31 Jul 2015 05:24:05 GMTFri, 31 Jul 2015 05:24:05 GMTExperience the First-Year Seminarhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18940Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24295.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Classes of 2019 will soon embark on their academic careers at Hobart and William Smith Colleges--an experience that would not be complete without the quintessential First-Year Seminar, or the FSEM. First-year seminars at the Colleges are designed to stimulate intellectual curiosity, introduce academic expectations and engage students independent of fu...Success for Geneva's Children Conveneshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18942Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24299.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In July, Hobart and William Smith Colleges hosted the 18th annual Leadership Breakfast for Success for Geneva's Children, a local organization dedicated to mobilizing the Geneva community to improve the health and wellbeing of children and their families. From educational institutions, non-profits, local government and service organizations, Geneva commun...Keeping it Local for Orientation 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18914Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24226.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to foster a collaboration between the Classes of 2019 and the Geneva community, Orientation Coordinators Peter Budmen '15, MAT '16 and Hannah Connolly '16 have been hard at work planning an exciting schedule of events focused on "keeping it local." Budmen and Connolly hope to ensure that the Classes become integral members of both the Geneva and HW...Neveldine's "Vatican Tapes" Opens July 24http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18910Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "The Vatican Tapes," the latest film from Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95, will premiere nationwide and in Geneva at the Geneva Movieplex on Friday, July 24. A new twist on the classic exorcism film, "The Vatican Tapes" follows the battle between good and evil - God versus Satan. The movie centers on Angela Holmes, a seemingly ordinary 27...Students Win at Sleepless in Lake Placidhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18886Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24168.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the fifth year, a group of HWS Media and Society students traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. for the "Sleepless in Lake Placid" 24-hour film competition that requires them to conceive, write, cast, shoot and edit a 10-minute film in downtown Lake Placid. This year, Jillian Collins '15, John Conard-Malley '15, Dinneo Mmutla '15, and Kelsey Rowley '18 partic...Expanded Summer Academy Marks 11th Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18882Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24158.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The two-week HWS Summer Academy enters its 11th year of providing Geneva High School (GHS) students the opportunity to experience college-level content at the Colleges as well as establish valuable connections for college preparation. Founded by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer and funded in part by The Wyckoff Family Foundation and the Office of the ...Second Annual Invasive Species Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18879Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24170.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Throughout the Finger Lakes Region, several events will be held to celebrate the second annual New York Invasive Species Awareness Week from July 12 to July 18. Last year, more than 100 invasive species activities occurred throughout the state and this year the Finger Lakes region is poised and ready with a lineup of impressive activities and events to ma...Cavanaugh '12 working for Feature Film, Runoffhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18867Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24123.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Combining a sense of ecological urgency with a compelling yet stirring morality play, Runoff tells the story of a woman who goes to desperate lengths to save her family and farm when they are threatened from their land." For Sarah Cavanaugh '12, working as an outreach assistant for a feature film wasn't the career path she envisioned while working on her...FLI Science Fair: Young Scientists Presenthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18845Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24095.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From across the Finger Lakes, middle school and high school students and their teachers gathered in Scandling Campus Center for the fifth annual Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Science Fair, to present original research on environmental issues in the region. Hailing from the Geneseo, Honeoye Falls-Lima, and Romulus school districts, students presented on top...New York Six Gathers at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18859Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24107.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the New York Six Summit on June 22 and 23, gathering the leadership of the consortium of New York State liberal arts colleges to reflect on the first five years of the group's collaboration and to look toward its future. Comprised of HWS, Colgate University, Hamilton College, Skidmore College, St. Lawrence Unive...