Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 30 Sep 2014 15:53:34 GMTTue, 30 Sep 2014 15:53:34 GMTSeattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiledhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18188Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22498.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go. I ...Anderson Collection Opens at Stanfordhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18154Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22443.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculptures fr...Gummoe’09 Named Assistant Winemakerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18120Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22367.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sarah Gummoe '09 has been named assistant winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards, located in Penn Yan, N.Y., part of the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area. Gummoe, who joined Fox Run full-time in 2011 to pursue a career in winemaking, will continue to work with head winemaker Peter Bell on the full portfolio of estate grown, cool-climate wines. A Rochester, N.Y...Chegg Launches College Counselinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18153Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22439.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chegg, Inc. recently announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform InstaEDU that makes college counseling available to students anywhere, at any time that is convenient to them. Daniel L. Rosensweig '83 is president and CEO of Chegg, which serves as a student hub, offering online textbook rentals, homework help, and scholarships, in addit...Gove ’12 Appointed Senior Editorhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18122Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22441.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Evan Gove '12 has been appointed senior editor of Local Management, a search engine marketing company in Boca Raton, Fla. Gove was most recently staff writer for the company. Local Management's Vice President Todd Bolling says the appointment will help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the company's content marketing and overall SEO strategy. "Evan ...HWS Legacy Program Links Generationshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18146Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22419.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, among the many notable characteristics of incoming classes, is the considerable number of students who identify as legacies. Connected across generations - some with institutional ties as far back as the mid-19th century - they are the children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins or siblings of alumni, alumnae and current students. Thanks to t...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part...Demuth '51 Honored for Servicehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18137Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22465.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Dr. Robert Demuth '51 was presented with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Community Service Award in recognition of a nearly 40-year career distinguished by dedication to impoverished individuals throughout the world. The prestigious award is given to members of the HWS family who have shown extraordinary commitment as volunteers, se...Lamanna ’97 Has Big Findhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18125Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22369.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Matt Lamanna '97 is a member of the international excavation team that unearthed skeletons of one of the largest animals to ever walk the Earth. He is also the second author on the paper about the dinosaur, which they named Dreadnoughtus schrani. The bones belonged to two partial skeletons, with that of the larger individual being much more complete than the ...Design by Clifford ’08 Worn Pre-Emmyshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18098Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22373.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A design by Morgan Clifford '08 was recently worn by actress Bailey Noble of HBO'S "True Blood" at a Pre-Emmy party, and was then pictured in Gotham magazine. While most designers strive for - and maybe even expect - to have their designs worn on a red carpet, Clifford says the opportunity "kind of came out of nowhere." That's because Clifford has been taking...