Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 06 Jul 2015 20:22:20 GMTMon, 06 Jul 2015 20:22:20 GMTSecond Annual Invasive Species Weekhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18879Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24170.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Throughout the Finger Lakes Region, several events will be held to celebrate the second annual New York Invasive Species Awareness Week from July 12 to July 18. Last year, more than 100 invasive species activities occurred throughout the state and this year the Finger Lakes region is poised and ready with a lineup of impressive activities and events to mark t...Cavanaugh '12 working for Feature Film, Runoffhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18867Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24123.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Combining a sense of ecological urgency with a compelling yet stirring morality play, Runoff tells the story of a woman who goes to desperate lengths to save her family and farm when they are threatened from their land." For Sarah Cavanaugh '12, working as an outreach assistant for a feature film wasn't the career path she envisioned while working on her Bac...FLI Science Fair: Young Scientists Presenthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18845Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24095.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From across the Finger Lakes, middle school and high school students and their teachers gathered in Scandling Campus Center for the fifth annual Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Science Fair, to present original research on environmental issues in the region. Hailing from the Geneseo, Honeoye Falls-Lima, and Romulus school districts, students presented on topics ...New York Six Gathers at HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18859Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24107.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the New York Six Summit on June 22 and 23, gathering the leadership of the consortium of New York State liberal arts colleges to reflect on the first five years of the group's collaboration and to look toward its future. Comprised of HWS, Colgate University, Hamilton College, Skidmore College, St. Lawrence Universit...Blanchard's Research Inspires Art Exhibithttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18853Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24093.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is currently running an exhibit, "Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA," that was inspired by research conducted by Lara Blanchard, Luce Associate Professor of East Asian Art and Chair of the HWS Art and Architecture Department. The exhibit draws upon research that Blanchard presented in an article, "H...Fisher '70 Receives Highest Alumna Honorhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18825Sat, 06 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24029.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Reunion 2015, The Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher '70, Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, was awarded the highest and most prestigious honor bestowed by the William Smith Alumnae Association: Alumna Achievement Award. "This is an extreme honor for me," Fisher said during a ceremony before the State of the Colleges address. "It is so impor...Reunion 2015 Has Begunhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18823Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24009.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This weekend, hundreds of Hobart alumni and William Smith alumnae from the milestone class years ending in 0 and 5 have ventured back to campus in celebration of Reunion 2015, which runs through Sunday, June 7. Reunion kicked-off on Thursday night with members of the Classes of 1940 through 1964 celebrating their arrival at the 50th PLUS Welcome Reception and...An Evening of Jazz and Arthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18822Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24033.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Reunion, alumni, alumnae and other HWS community members had the opportunity to enjoy an evening of live jazz and art at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Held in memory of the late Bob Masteller '60 and the late Al Scheeren '60, the event featured the special exhibit, "Mark Jones '72: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Photograph...Hobart Benefit for Folds of Honorhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18808Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23974.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This season the Hobart College golf team carried a special bag with them at each tournament adorned with the name of Master Sergeant Steven Edward Auchman, United States Air Force. The Statesmen will now auction off the bag through the athletics website and the funds raised will be donated to Folds of Honor. Fourth-year Head Coach Ken Dougherty, through the G...Barn Sale Aids Geneva 2020http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18800Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23958.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS's Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) raised a record amount of $8,736 at this year's Community Barn Sale, topping last year's success by almost $500. Over the 10-year life span of the sale, the HWS Community has managed to raise a total of $56,000 in support of local charities and education initiatives. This year's proceeds will ...