Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 13:43:35 GMTThu, 18 Sep 2014 13:43:35 GMTDay on the Hill Deadline Oct. 24http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18131Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22383.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Applications for Day on the Hill 2015 will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 24. The annual event offers a select group of students the unique opportunity to mingle with politicians, alums and friends of the Colleges while seeing firsthand the inner workings of life in our nation's capital. In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional an...Temple Completes Project in Armeniahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18132Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22403.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor of Education Charles Temple recently took his third, 10-day trip to Yerevan, Armenia, to complete a two-year project for USAID. The project, "Better Instruments for Literacy Instruction," was conducted in conjunction with the Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking International Consortium (www.rwctic.org) and the Step by Step Benevolent Associati...A Summer Studying Spacehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18126Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22363.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Physics major Michelle Gomez '16 spent the summer as one of 14 interns in the Space Astronomy Summer Program at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md. Interns hailed from throughout the United States, as well as Brazil, Egypt and Poland. Gomez learned about the internship from her adviser, Assistant Professor of Physics Leslie Hebb, and was...Woodworth to Talk at Syracuse Stagehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18099Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22375.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth has been invited to present a talk as part of the "Wednesdays @ 1 Lectures" program at Syracuse Stage. Her presentation, "Chekhov in Pennsylvania: Durang's Riff on Nostalgia, Longing, and the Importance of Place," will be held on Oct. 1, at 1 p.m., in conjunction with the season opener, "Vanya & Sonia & ...de Denus Graduates from HERShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18108Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22341.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Provost and Associate Professor of Chemistry Christine de Denus recently graduated from the 2014 HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute, held July 6 - 19 at Bryn Mawr College located in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Since 1978, the HERS Institute for Women in Higher Education has annually offered women faculty and administrators the opportunity to participate in an int...Edible Science Fair in Industry Pubhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18106Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22351.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Communicating Chemistry: California Cuisine (C4)," the food chemistry competition co-created by Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Miller, is featured in the September issue of Chemical & Engineering News, one of the most prominent chemistry trade magazine in this country. He and Associate Professor of Food Science at Cornell University Gavin Sacks ...Kaijage ’02 Invites Temple to Speakhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18080Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22337.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This spring, Professor of Education Charles Temple participated in a discussion on the "Future of Education in Tanzania," which was sponsored by the Friends of Tanzania (FOT) and the Tanzania Association of D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Temple was invited by the event's moderator and member of the organizing committee, Karumuna Kaijage '02, an independent inte...HWS Theatre Announces New Seasonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18090Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22300.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 season of HWS Theatre will be the last full one presented in Bartlett Theatre before the opening of the new Performing Arts Center. As such, the theatre department has announced that it will be an eclectic, ‘must see' season featuring a timeless and enduring 17th century French comedy, a dark yet whimsical take on a beloved childhood classic, a...Adams ’16 Named Hollings Scholarhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18089Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22293.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Brooke Adams '16 was recently named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. As a Hollings Scholar, Adams will be provided with up to $8,000 in academic assistance and a 10-week, paid full-time summer internship at a NOAA facility next summer. Awards also include all travel expenses to attend orientations and conferences. "I am...Perkin Observatory to be Constructedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18025Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22277.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have received a grant from The Perkin Fund to develop an observatory at HWS. Christopher Perkin '95 is a trustee of the Perkin Fund and was instrumental in securing the grant as part of his ongoing support for the Colleges. The teaching and outreach observatory will be named the Richard S. Perkin Observatory after Christoph...