Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/news/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:08:31 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:08:31 GMTPhysics Department Hosts Holland Prizehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17723Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21495.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Physics Department is set to host its 4th annual Holland Prize Competition, which invites student participants to enter a science-focused contest for a chance to win $1,000 in prize money. This year's event will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, in Eaton 111. The Holland Prize Competition requires students to deliver a 15-minute oral presentatio...Painting, Photography and Pop Arthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17708Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21452.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hal Foster, Townsend Martin Class of 1917 Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, will present a public lecture on Wednesday, April 16 titled, "The Hamilton Test: On the Rapport between Painting and Photography in Pop Art." The talk will take place at 5 p.m. in Houghton House 112; a reception will follow in the Houghton House seminar room. F...Recognizing Academic Excellencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17706Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21479.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The annual Benjamin Hale dinner, named for a former president of Hobart College, will be held on Tuesday, April 15. The traditional Hobart year-end event will feature Jordan Printup '13, a current admissions intern at HWS, who will present a talk titled, "Two Worlds, One Journey." Recognizing Hobart students who have excelled in academics, the dinner will be ...Noted Author Souder to Offer Environmental Talkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17719Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21481.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Named the first guest of the History Department's Robert Huff Lecture series, critically acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize finalist William Souder will give an Earth Day presentation on the late conservationist, Rachel Carson, and the early history of the environmental movement. A well-respected and noted writer, Souder's lecture, "Rachel Carson and the Ori...Faculty Dance Concert 2014: ‘In Motion'http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17722Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21483.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This year's Faculty Dance Concert, "In Motion," will consist of five contemporary works choreographed by four members of the Dance Department faculty. The 90-minute concert featuring performances by 35 HWS students will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, and again on Friday, April 25. The concert will also be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. All...Students Volunteer at Neighbors’ Nighthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17612Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21222.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., students from HWS visit St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva to continue a longstanding tradition. Neighbors' Night allows students and other volunteers the opportunity to engage and entertain local children. The program, which has been run by congregation member Sue Adams since 1986, welcomes children in grades K-8. "The k...Harvard's Anne Harrington Visits as Melvin Hill Profhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17703Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21434.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a Melvin Hill Visiting Professor, renowned scholar and historian Dr. Anne Harrington, professor for the history of science at Harvard University, will present a public lecture on what the history of medicine has recently taught us about the role culture plays in shaping bodily experiences, including illness. Harrington's talk, "Culture Under the Skin: Less...Fisher Center April Discussionshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17705Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21446.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will continue its theme of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" this April with discussions of popular video game culture and on the international trajectory of the book that inspired this year's Fisher Center theme, "Our Bodies, Ourselves." Fisher Center Predoctoral Fellow Brianne Gallagher will present "De-militarizing Ga...Senior Symposium 2014 on April 18http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17694Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21432.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With 139 students scheduled to showcase their research that ranges from experiential education and health issues to the digital age and the environment, the Colleges' sixth annual Senior Symposium is having a record-breaking year for participation and engagement. Putting students in the spotlight, the day-long conference, which will be held on Friday, April 1...First Years to Explore Sustainable Livinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17679Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21420.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When the Classes of 2018 arrive in the fall, more than 50 students will have the opportunity to explore sustainability and consumption through a new Learning Community, "Sustainable Living." The two-semester long program will have an emphasis on the relationship between local actions and global effects. "Sustainable Living gives students interested in any asp...