Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 04 Dec 2016 01:07:04 GMTSun, 04 Dec 2016 01:07:04 GMTPoetry Reading Celebrates Tall's Final Bookhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19843Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26658.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Hobart and William Smith Colleges celebrate the publication of "Afterings," the final collection of poems by the late Professor of English Deborah Tall. Tall came to HWS in 1982, teaching literature and writing and, as editor of the Colleges' national literary journal, Seneca Review from 1982 to 2006, defined the literary form the lyric essay. ...Catalan Musician David Carabén to Performhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19844Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26660.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> David Carabén, a major figure in the cultural and musical landscape of the Catalan region of Spain, will present a concert on Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. at Froelich Hall in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. Carabén is perhaps best known as the frontman for the Catalan band Mishima. Carabén is a multi-talented artist who, in addition to his work with Barcel..."She Kills Monsters" Frame/Works Talkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19845Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26664.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Coinciding with the 2016-17 HWS Theatre season's opening production, "She Kills Monsters," the Frame/Works series returns with a presentation by HWS Theatre Resident Sound Designer Kelly Walker. The talk, "There Once Existed Simply a Game," will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 in Coxe 7. It will explore some of the literary sources of...Filmmaker Shapiro Joins Screeninghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19851Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26673.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Colleges will welcome award-winning independent filmmaker Owen Shapiro for discussion and a screening of his cinematic work on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Shapiro is a prolific filmmaker whose body of work consists of more than 30 films and a dozen videos that challenge the boundaries of documentary, narrative and experimental genres. His films have won numer...Hackathon 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19842Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26654.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the second annual Hackathon, teams of students, faculty and staff will have 24 hours to address one complex issue through social innovation, during an event co-sponsored by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) and the Entrepreneurial Studies Program on Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23. Hackathons are happening across the country, and are kno...Zen Meditation Workshop & Retreathttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19837Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26648.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Saturday, Oct. 22, author and long-time meditation teacher and practitioner Nanci Rose-Ritter will host a workshop and retreat in the style of Japanese Zen Buddhist sesshin (literally "heart-mind"), which refers to a focused period of group meditation and personal guidance. Offering the HWS community a calming introspective retreat from the world's dem...Solar Farm Opening Date Changedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19826Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26652.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event at Hobart and William Smith Colleges' newly established solar farm, located at 2826 Rt. 14 North in the Town of Geneva, has been changed to Thursday, Nov. 3. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public. For HWS community members who wish to attend, buses will depart from the Medbery ...Padnos Global Award Seeks Applicantshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19834Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26630.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William students interested in a funded short-term abroad opportunity and who have an interest in pursuing a "green" internship or research experience are invited to apply for the Padnos Winter Break International Research/Internship Award. Funded by gifts from the Padnos Family, the annual award supports one Hobart or William Smith student who...Domestic Violence Awarenesshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19797Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26575.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness month, social justice advocate and novelist Linda Dynel will offer a talk on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Geneva Room. In 2014, Dynel self-published the memoir "Leaving Dorian" about her journey as a survivor of domestic abuse. The book has been praised for its insight into intimate partner violence th...Pollster John Della Volpe Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19829Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26628.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the 2016 U.S. Presidential race approaches its final weeks, the HWS President's Forum Series welcomed John Della Volpe, director of polling at Harvard University's Institute of Politics (IOP) and founder and CEO of SocialSphere, Inc., a large data and social media analytics company located in Cambridge, Mass. An expert on millennial attitudes toward po...