Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 01 May 2016 15:21:16 GMTSun, 01 May 2016 15:21:16 GMTMoving Up Day 2016http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19529Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25775.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The annual Moving Up Day ceremony brings together members of the HWS community to recognize the academic, service and leadership achievements of William Smith students and celebrate each class as they move up to the next. This year's Moving Up Day events will be held on Friday, April 29. In the annual tradition, students will gather at 4:15 p.m. on the Hill w...Annual Student Art Exhibit Openshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19532Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25783.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicks off on Friday, April 29 with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," this y...Tanaka Series Welcomes James Mark Shieldshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19522Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25764.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> James Mark Shields, associate professor of comparative humanities and Asian thought at Bucknell University, recently served as a guest of the Tanaka Asian Studies Lecture Series on April 18, delivering the talk, "Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan." "Professor Shields is one of the leading specialists in radical and progressive ...Geneva Second Graders Visit Campushttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19515Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25741.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Friday, April 29, the Hobart and William Smith community will host students from Geneva-area elementary schools as part of Geneva 2020's efforts to build a stronger community and better prepare students for academic success. The day's events will introduce more than 100 local second graders to a college setting, with activities focusing on literacy and car...Dr. Gale '66 Reflects on Chernobylhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19518Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25754.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dr. Robert P. Gale '66, L.H.D.'87, a noted expert on leukemia and other bone marrow disorders who coordinated the international medical response team for Chernobyl in 1986, recently had his guest editorial, "30 Years after Chernobyl: Lessons Learned," featured in The Cancer Letter. In light of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl meltdown on April 26, Gale w...Russian Area Studies Hosts Chernobyl Filmhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19500Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25714.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Russian Area Studies program will mark the 30th anniversary of the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine by screening the 2015 documentary film "The Babushkas of Chernobyl" at the Smith Opera House in Geneva. Hosted on the anniversary date, Tuesday, April 26, the event is free and open to the public. The program will welcome the film's awar...Trias Welcomes Award-Winning Guest Speakershttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19507Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25723.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Talented and versatile award-winning writers - fiction and nonfiction writer Rachel Marston and poet Timothy O'Keefe - will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest speakers of the Trias Reading Series. The Trias event will take place on Monday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hirshson Ballroom. Marston's work has appeared in Diagram, Event, The...Honoring Hobart Academic Excellencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19501Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25717.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The best of Hobart College's achievements and traditions will be celebrated at the annual Benjamin Hale Dinner. An important part of the Hobart's heritage, the dinner will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. Each year, the Benjamin Hale Dinner honors students who have excelled in their academics ...2016 Election Panel Discussionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19512Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25729.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A panel discussion on the 2016 election featuring Ithaca Mayor and HWS Presidential Fellow Svante Myrick, Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas, and President Mark D. Gearan will take place in Chi Phi fraternity, 573 S. Main St., on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Myrick, Lucas and Gearan, who are co-teaching a Reader's College course on campaig...The Essence of Soulhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19494Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25700.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year during Black History Month, Sankofa, the HWS Black Student Union, hosts a campus-wide event called Harlem Nights. In addition this year Sankofa presented an entire week of celebrations called S.O.U.L., which stands for "Stories of Untold Lives." The purpose of S.O.U.L Week is to commemorate all those who fought tirelessly to ensure the freedom and e...