Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 28 Apr 2015 07:50:03 GMTTue, 28 Apr 2015 07:50:03 GMTMottainai: A Photo Exhibithttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18687Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23683.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In June 2014, Sarah Meyer, the community outreach coordinator for the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI), led the annual Technos Program, which promotes international exchange and understanding on the campus of Technos International College, and offers students the opportunity to experience and appreciate Japanese life and culture. During the trip, Meyer captured a...German Area Studies Hosts Herzog Filmhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18701Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23693.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Wednesday, April 29, the HWS German Area Studies Program will screen acclaimed director Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" at the Smith Opera House at 7:30 p.m. "In a nutshell, the film is a documentary of a cave in Southern France containing some of the oldest human-painted imagery," says Ashwin Manthripragada, visiting assistant professor of Germ...Gallouët to Give Kinghorn Lecturehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18697Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23680.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, will deliver the Kinghorn Global Fellow Lecture on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The lecture represents the culmination of Gallouët's research as the recipient of the 2014-15 John Readie & Florence B. Kin...Celebrate Moving Up Day 2015http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18679Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23668.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> One of the oldest and most treasured traditions of William Smith College, the annual Moving Up Day ceremony will bring together members of the HWS community to recognize the many achievements of William Smith students, as well as induct new members to the Hai Timiai and Laurel honor societies. This year, Moving Up Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 24. S...CTL Hosts Second Writer's Block Partyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18692Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23670.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With finals just around the corner, the Center and Teaching for Learning (CTL) will be hosting their second "Writer's Block Party" on Sunday, April 26 from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Sanford and Geneva Rooms in the library. The marathon writing session and study party will provide students with workspace, company, and one-on-one writing support from faculty, sta...Standing-Room Only Crowd for Kevin Breelhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18668Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23672.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcomed stand-up comic and noted mental health activist Kevin Breel as a guest of the Calvin R. Carver Sr. Lecture series. Recently featured as a presenter on the widely-popular TEDx Talks, Breel's HWS lecture was held for a standing-room only crowd on Wednesday, April 22, in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Libra...Blocker Showcase Highlights Berlinhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18691Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23674.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each semester, Julius G. Blocker '53 Endowed Fund supports study abroad opportunities in Germany for HWS students so that they can immerse themselves in and explore German culture. Students returning from these informative and eye-opening experiences present cultural projects each semester during the Julius G. Blocker '53 Cultural Showcase. The most recent Bl...'Out of the Darkness' Raising Suicide Awarenesshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18688Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23676.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In support of suicide awareness and defeating harmful stigmas around mental illness, the second annual "Out of the Darkness Suicide" Awareness Walk will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, on the Quad. Organized by the HWS Health Promotions Club and supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the second annual event will..."Breaking the Silence": An A cappella Fundraiserhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18690Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23666.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, three Hobart and William Smith student a cappella groups -- Perfect Third, Three Miles Lost, and the Hobartones -- will host "Breaking the Silence," a performance to raise money on behalf of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes and the HWS Student Hotline Volunteers. "The main hope for ‘Breaking the Silence' is to have t...Wozer '15 Uses Dance to Raise AIDS Awarenesshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18670Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23660.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Featuring dozens of dancers and cast members alongside live musicians, William Smith senior Kaitley Wozer's honors project, "Viral Bodies," is a visual representation of the human immunodeficiency virus' (HIV) progress in a host T-cell, as well as an educational tool and a tribute to the dancers infected during the early years of the AIDS epidemic. After taki...