Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 19 Apr 2015 00:34:02 GMTSun, 19 Apr 2015 00:34:02 GMTWarr '05: "Hits it Out of the Park"http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18657Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23600.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Love & Warr" -- the new show by New York-based actor, director and singer Joshua Warr ‘05 -- recently debuted at Broadway's famous supper club, 54 Below. In the show's April 12 review in Broadway World, critic Andrew Martin writes that Warr is "one of the current cabaret scene's truest powerhouses since his MAC award-nominated debut some seasons ago...at ...Wu '12 Reflects on Art, HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18621Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23521.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When Jenny Wu '12 arrived at Hobart and William Smith Colleges from Nanjing, China, she was surprised by three things: the snow, the squirrels and her friends' excitement of sharing her first time experiences like going to coffee-chain Dunkin' Donuts. Wu quickly adjusted to life at HWS, double majoring in studio art and architectural studies, while getting in...Reunion 2015 Registration Now Openhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18618Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23509.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After four years of pursuing academic interests, connecting with tremendous faculty and staff, building friendships and discovering newfound passions, Hobart and William Smith truly becomes a place to call home. Now, it's time for alumni and alumnae from the milestone class years ending in 0 and 5 to venture back to campus in celebration of Reunion 2015, whic...Simon '10 Brings Novel to Kindlehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18602Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23450.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Fantasy author and lawyer Shane Simon '10 has recently re-released his popular novel, "The Prophecy," on Amazon's Kindle. Initially published in 2006, the first print edition completely sold out and is now available as an e-book. Set in the fictional kingdom of Zalar, "The Prophecy" is an imaginative novel featuring protagonist Lionel Balimore who must unite ...Father and Son Race in Cup Challengehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18593Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23430.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Lucas Catania '15 and his father, Dr. Joseph Catania '83, P'15, P'17, raced in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge after a year of continued success on the race track. The racing duo, who have competed in a number of regional and national races over the past few years, made their series and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) debuts March 18-20 at Sebring...Platoni '74 featured on Fox Newshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18584Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23411.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dr. Kathy Platoni '74, clinical psychologist and retired Army colonel, appeared on "Fox and Friends" on Sunday morning to discuss her recent article, "The Army's Fort Hood Disgrace," that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. In her article, Platoni, who was on site the day of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, argues that the U.S. Army has failed to provide justice...Marino '12 to Perform at The Smithhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18585Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23415.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dancing her way from Geneva to Argentina and back, Katherine Marino '12 will perform with the PUSH Physical Theatre at the Smith Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Marino recently returned from her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mendoza and began working as a trainee with the Rochester-based dance studio. Her performance in G...Gemmiti '14 Nominated for College Emmyshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18579Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23401.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Young Adulterated" -- a television series created by Stephen Gemmiti '14 -- has been nominated for the 2015 College Television Awards. One of three finalists out of hundreds of submissions in the "Best Series" category, the 10-episode series follows the colliding lives of five college students as they each try to navigate an explosive junior year. Gemmiti an...Two Accepted to Yale School of Nursinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18563Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23403.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Amy van Loon '14 and Nora McKay '14 are heading to New Haven this fall, where they will attend Yale School of Nursing. The prestigious program is regularly ranked as one of the top 10 graduate nursing schools in the country, making van Loon and McKay future leaders in the field. Van Loon and McKay will both study in the maternity nursing and midwife specialty...Pierce '17 Wins 2015 Pitch Contesthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18572Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23383.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After considering four carefully crafted proposals for both non-profit and for-profit ventures competing in the annual Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest, the judges returned from deliberations to name Paige Pierce '17 winner of the 2015 entrepreneurship competition at HWS. Pierce received a $10,000 check thanks to the support of Stu Lieblien '90, who generously ...