Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:14:04 GMTWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:14:04 GMTBerkowitz '15 Interns at Top Real Estate Firmhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18222Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Michael Berkowitz '15 spent the summer before his senior year as an intern with CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the number one commercial real estate company in the world. Working in CBRE's Broker Services sector at the company's Washington D.C. headquarters, Berkowitz's responsibilities included assisting local brokers with keeping up-to-date listings of their agre...Ecofeminism, Veganism Discussionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18234Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22591.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to broaden the focus of HWS Food Week 2014, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Joel Helfrich has organized a discussion titled, "Ecofeminism and Veganism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth." The event, which is open to the public, brings social ecofeminist educators and activists pattrice jones and Lori Gruen to campus t...Janet VanLone Honoredhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18235Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22594.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (BGCG) will honor Janet VanLone, personal empowerment instructor for the Center for Counseling and Student Wellness, at its annual dinner October 16. VanLone will be recognized as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. According to an article in the Finger Lakes Times, VanLone "has served as a board member for Happiness House and ...Italian Culture Event at The Smithhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18231Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22584.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Center for Global Education and the Geneva Sons of Italy Lodge are co-sponsoring "Paradise, Italian Style: A Night of Culture, Entertainment, Food and Wine," a special event focused on Italian culture and cuisine that will be held at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva. Featuring an Academy Award-winning film, food, music and exhibits, "P...“Girl Rising,” Peace Corps at HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18216Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22546.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A film screening of "Girl Rising" will take place in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The documentary uses storytelling to inspire action that gets girls into classrooms worldwide in an effort to break cycles of poverty worldwide. The film will be screened from 7 to 9 p.m., and is free and open to the public. CNN Film...Local Food, Farm Exhibithttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18161Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22509.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Inspired by the recently acquired farm property on White Springs Lane, Finger Lakes Institute Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer has curated a "Working History of Food and Farm in the Finger Lakes" exhibit to bring awareness to the Colleges' and Geneva's unique food and farming history. As part of HWS Food Week, a reception for the exhibit, including ...Inaugural Teach for America Intern at HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18162Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22469.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Clover Quigley ‘15 worked for Teach for America at the Delta Institute in Cleveland, Miss., as operations coordinator of instructional resources. She has since been named the inaugural Teach for America intern at HWS, the student coordinator and liaison for HWS recruitment efforts. At the Delta Institute, Quigley underwent intensive training with...Brown '15 Interns in Bahamashttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18170Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22587.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Carter Brown '15 was one of only six shark research and conservation interns working at the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) in the Bahamas over the summer. Brown, along with a broader team of scientists and research interns, participated in a number of projects, varying from examining bonefish and flats ecology; shark, conch and lionfish research; and reef hab...Bezbatchenko '15 Wins Best Presentationhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18163Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22462.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Kathryn Bezbatchenko '15 participated in a 10-week cancer research program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. Her research culminated with a presentation of her findings that earned her the program's "Best Scientific Talk" award. "It feels great to have accomplished this," says Bezbatchenko, a biochemistry major, of her award. "Giv...Myrick Named Presidential Fellowhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18150Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22431.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., Svante Myrick, who in 2012 was sworn into office as the city's youngest mayor and first mayor of color, has been appointed by Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan as the Colleges' Presidential Fellow for Civic Engagement. Myrick brings an impressive track record in public service, government administration, leadership and a...