Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Academics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 05 Jul 2015 08:51:10 GMTSun, 05 Jul 2015 08:51:10 GMTBrubaker, Johnson ‘16 Research in Italyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18885Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24162.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chosen as one of only four students from across the United States, Quincey Johnson '16 is spending five weeks in Sardinia, Italy this summer conducting research as part of an International Research Experience for Students (IRES). Her research, which is currently underway, focuses on the ecosystem services provided by Mediterranean silvo-arable-pastoral ecosys...Markit Welcomes Six Gradshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18866Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24131.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Six newly minted Hobart and William Smith graduates recently began working at Markit, a leading global financial information services company. Joining the ranks of nearly a dozen alums currently employed at the firm are: Michael Lucas '15, Andrew Monte '15 and Robert Sovik '15 in full-time positions; and Kirsten Anderson '15, Marnie Merrill '15 and Subin Nepa...Students Launch Rocket at NASA Eventhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18869Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24121.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A group of HWS physics students this summer traveled to Wallops Island, Va., to test their research at the Colorado Space Grant Consortium RockSat-C program. At the program, which is currently underway as part of NASA's Rocket Week, the group launched their research payload into sub-orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility using an Orion Sounding Rocket. The...Honig '15 to Pfizer then Law Schoolhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18857Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24103.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Nick Honig '15 is spending his summer as a general legal intern at Pfizer's headquarters in New York City, an experience he hopes will provide insight for his future career in law. Upon completion of the internship, Honig will pursue his J.D. at Boston University's School of Law in August. "I am extremely excited for the opportunity," says Honig, who complete...Hiser '15 Awarded Berkeley Fellowshiphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18854Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24097.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Loren Hiser '15 recently accepted a year-long fellowship with the Berkeley Repertory Theater, a national leader in innovative theatre. Upon completion of the fellowship, Hiser will begin working towards her master's degree in arts management at the Carnegie Mellon Heinz School of Public Policy. "Getting the fellowship with Berkeley Repertory was the dream," s...NSF Boosts Atmospheric Science Studentshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18855Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24101.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of the ongoing and vibrant atmospheric science research taking place at HWS, the Geoscience Department this summer is welcoming seven student researchers, with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Five of the seven are supported by a three-year grant that follows from the work conducted during the NSF-funded Ontario Winter Lake-effect S...Mayshle Publishes Flash Fictionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18834Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24055.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Peter Mayshle’s flash fiction piece, "Engkanto," was recently published in the new anthology, Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World released by WW Norton and Co. in April 2015. Flash Fiction International is a collection of 86 of the "most beautiful, provocative, and moving" narrative...Ufomata Awarded Fulbright to Francehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18824Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24013.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Provost and Dean of Faculty Titilayo Ufomata has received the prestigious Fulbright International Education Administrator (IEA) Seminar Award in France. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. Fulbright recipients have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and universit...HWS Celebrates Academic Achievementhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18821Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24027.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following in annual tradition, members of the Hobart and William Smith community gathered in the Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House to celebrate the many academic accomplishments of the Classes of 2015 during the Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony. "As we officially begin Commencement Weekend, we begin at the heart of Hobart and William Smith - and that is, ...10 Future Health Professionalshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18740Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23994.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After completing the HWS Health Professions Advisory Program (HPAP), which offers an accredited pre-health curriculum recognized by competitive graduate and professional programs, 10 members of the recently graduated Classes of 2015 will attend medical, dental or veterinary schools this coming fall. "Being a smaller liberal arts school, the student-faculty ra...