Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 13:43:26 GMTThu, 18 Sep 2014 13:43:26 GMTMilkis Speech to Honor Constitution Dayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18152Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22433.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Constitution Day-Sept. 23-will be commemorated on campus with a talk given by Professor Sidney M. Milkis. The White Burkett Miller Professor of the Department of Politics and Faculty Associate at the Miller Center, Milkis will present a speech titled "Lyndon Johnson, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Living Constitution at 6 p.m. in Stern 103. The talk is fr...PFS Hosts Policy Expert Galstonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18151Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22427.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his weekly Politics & Ideas column in the Wall Street Journal, political theorist and writer William A. Galston has recently explored viewpoints on topics ranging from President Barack Obama's foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, inflation and U.S. economic growth, and social security and the standard of living for future generatio...Get Ready for Homecoming and Family Weekendhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18145Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22421.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Next weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend will celebrate all that makes HWS special to alumni, alumnae, parents and students. A variety of entertaining and educational events for all ages will take place across campus. Among the many activities planned for the weekend are mini-college sessions on diverse and timely topics, Fall Nationals, Quad-a-Palooza, ca...Voter Registration Dayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18148Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22424.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every year, millions of Americans are not allowed to vote because they miss a deadline or don't know how to register. HWS Votes has collaborated with National Voter Registration Day to ensure that members of the HWS and local community get signed up. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, HWS Votes will assist students and others in registering to vote in the Scandling Campus...“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part...September 11 Rememberedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18129Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22377.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the nation marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Hobart and William Smith community observed a day of remembrance through several on-campus activities. The Colleges lost three alums at the World Trade Center: Andrew H. Golkin '93, who majored in economics, was a member of the football team, Kappa Sigma, Inter-fraternity Council ...Day on the Hill Deadline Oct. 24http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18131Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22383.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Applications for Day on the Hill 2015 will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 24. The annual event offers a select group of students the unique opportunity to mingle with politicians, alums and friends of the Colleges while seeing firsthand the inner workings of life in our nation's capital. In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional an...Introducing #HWSRefreshhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18133Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22385.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Starting this week, the HWS social media accounts will begin to use a new hashtag, #HWSRefresh. The hashtag aims to spread messages of comfort, community, and motivation to the student body - spreading the message that no one is alone and that comfort can be found around every corner, whether in the Sunken Garden at Houghton House, by the fireplace in the Sca...Big Brothers Big Sisters Get Involvedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18134Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22387.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ready for another rewarding year of partnership with the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Rochester. Running for more than a decade, the Big Brother Big Sister program at HWS has sent passionate students each year to work with the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring program. Through the prog...Faculty Exhibit at Davis Galleryhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18128Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22365.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, the HWS Department of Art and Architecture celebrates the beginning of the new academic year with its annual Faculty Exhibition. Held at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House, faculty exhibitions provide an outlet for the entire HWS community to appreciate their talents. "The works in this exhibition are innovative and forward looking," says Visual A...