Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 22 Oct 2014 02:24:35 GMTWed, 22 Oct 2014 02:24:35 GMTSummer Research Fund Honors Gloverhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18203Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22571.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over three decades ago, Professor Emeritus of Biology Thomas Glover spearheaded the relationship between the Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) that has since flourished and provided hundreds of students with invaluable research experience. To honor the instrumental role Glover played in this relationship throughout his p...Gallouët Participates in Annual Meetinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18207Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22589.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, recently participated in the 2014 Northeastern American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (NEASECS) conference held recently at Syracuse University. The theme was "Commemoration, Memory, Posterity." Gallouët delivered the paper "Integrating the French 18th c...Bentsi-Enchill '17 Wins 2nd Idea Contesthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18212Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22550.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, the winner of the 2014 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest at Hobart and William Smith, was recently named winner of the 2014 StartUpAfrica's Idea Generation competition. At both Idea Generation and the Pitch, Bentsi-Enchill landed top honors for his business idea, RevisionPrep, an online educational service that combines exam preparation w...HWS Psychology Joins ABCT Conventionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18179Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22553.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos will present her latest research this November at the 48th Annual Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies Convention (ABCT). Titled "Stress and Loneliness as Predictors of Depression in First Year College Students," Bodenlos' research focuses on the critical stages that students go through during their...Spates Offers Lecture at Roycrofthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18210Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22536.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jim Spates delivered a lecture on the 19th century British art and social critic, John Ruskin, at the annual Roycroft Arts & Crafts Conference in East Aurora, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 4. His illustrated lecture used many pictures from a just completed trip to Venice, including a famous phrase of Ruskin's, was called: "‘This ...Miller, Students Present at ACShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18180Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22516.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Miller and students Steffi Cramer '15, Janae Garofalo '15 and Grace Hutton '16 presented a poster at the American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting held in San Francisco this summer. The poster was titled, "Spiruchostatin A and potential anticancer analogs via a latent thioester solid-phase route," and the researc...Aub Exhibit to Openhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18191Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22518.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A solo exhibition by Professor of Art and Architecture A.E. Ted Aub will open at the Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery on Friday, Oct. 3. An opening reception for "Objets Irreal" will take place that evening from 5 to 7 p.m. and the exhibit will run through Oct. 31. Aub will feature up to 12 of his pieces, with two debuting at the show. "lEsS iS mOrE" and ...Students Research Severe Weatherhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18198Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22520.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Whether atop New Hampshire's Mount Washington, traveling throughout the Northeast, or in the Weather and Climate lab at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, student-meteorologists were busy this summer conducting research. As part of the Undergraduate Summer Research Program, Geoscience faculty Nick Metz and Neil Laird worked with students -- from HWS and other...Capraro Publishes Men's Studies Essayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18178Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22496.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Senior Associate Dean of Hobart College and Assistant Professor of History Rocco "Chip" Capraro recently wrote about the experience of male students and the impact of men's studies in an essay published by Inside Higher Ed, a leading website for news about higher education. The essay, titled "Taking Male Students Seriously," centers on how male students, in g...Gibbons '14 Joins Bloomberghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18176Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22512.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Landing a job with one the world's leading financial companies is no easy feat. Joseph Gibbons '14, who was hired by Bloomberg, managed to do so during his senior year while helping to lead Hobart basketball to a championship season, taking upper level economics courses and maintaining grades high enough to be inducted to two honors societies. An economics ma...