Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 02 Sep 2014 22:09:16 GMTTue, 02 Sep 2014 22:09:16 GMTWelcome to Campus and Welcome to Genevahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18095Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22310.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Offering thanks to a crowd of more than 800 students who gathered Saturday morning on the Quad, President Mark D. Gearan opened the community service component of Orientation 2014 that would send the 656 new members of the Classes of 2018 and more than 100 Orientation leaders and mentors into the greater community. This year, in conjunction with the Center fo...William Smith Dinner Welcomes Studentshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18096Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22312.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a capstone to Orientation weekend, the William Smith Class of 2018 joined with deans of the College, senior class student leaders and other HWS community members for the Welcome Dinner at Bristol Gym. With a history spanning more than 100 years, the annual tradition, which took place on Sunday, Aug. 31, unites the first-year students as they celebrate the ...Matriculation for Hobart Class of 2018http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18097Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22314.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As their first weekend on campus drew to a close, the Hobart Class of 2018 gathered in Albright Auditorium on Sunday evening for the Hobart Matriculation Ceremony where they were officially deemed members of Hobart College and welcomed into the community by HWS faculty, alumni and fellow students. "You join today the many thousands of men, who have since 1822...The Classes of 2018 Have Arrivedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18092Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22296.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> It was a milestone moment this morning for the Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2018 as they arrived on campus to begin their collegiate careers and kick off Orientation 2014. Following in annual tradition, each first-year student received an individual welcome and handshake from President Mark D. Gearan on the steps of Coxe Hall - the very place where stu...HWS Theatre Announces New Seasonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18090Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22300.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 season of HWS Theatre will be the last one presented in Bartlett Theatre before the opening of the new Performing Arts Center. As such, the theatre department has announced that it will be an eclectic, ‘must see' season featuring a timeless and enduring 17th century French comedy, a dark yet whimsical take on a beloved childhood classic, and an...Fisher Center September Serieshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18085Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22291.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will begin its 2014-15 season with a series of performances, lectures and dialogue sessions addressing strategies and tactics for combatting rape culture. Throughout September, HWS faculty and students, along with guest speakers, will facilitate and partake in weekly events "to let us think about how campus cul...HWS to Host Research Conferencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18062Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22242.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the Fourth Annual Upstate New York Undergraduate Research Conference on Saturday, Sept. 20. Undergraduate summer research students and faculty from institutions within the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium and other undergraduate schools in the Upstate New York region are invited to participate in this conference...Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speakerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18076Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22322.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcomed internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, as keynote speaker for Convocation 2014. Beyrer's life-saving work advancing public health and human rights has changed perceptions and behaviors, and improved the health of individuals, communities and countries around the world. Convocation was...Makker Leads Geneva Sketch Crawlhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18065Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22232.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From City Hall and the Smith Center for the Arts to Dove Block and Lakefront Park, downtown Geneva this summer has been host to a series of "sketch crawls," bringing together students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages at a variety of locations to create drawings of local sites. Led by Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Kirin Makker, p...FLI to Host Harmful Algal Blooms Talkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18053Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Finger Lakes Institute at HWS will host a discussion on blue-green algae, the cause of the recent drinking water ban that affected hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan. Measurable amounts of similary types of toxins were found in Honeoye and Owasco Lake samples in recent years. "The HABs and HAB Nots - Impact of the Built Environment on Bl...