Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:17 GMTThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:17 GMTLittlefield and Falchuk Top Emmyshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18088Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22289.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, Executive Producers Warren Littlefield '74 and Bradley Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 were honored for their new mini-series television shows on the FX Network. Littlefield's mini-series "Fargo" won the Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie. Falchuk received an Emmy nomination for his writing on "American Horror Story Coven,"...Perkin Observatory to be Constructedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18025Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22277.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have received a grant from The Perkin Fund to develop an observatory at HWS. Christopher Perkin '95 is a trustee of the Perkin Fund and was instrumental in securing the grant as part of his ongoing support for the Colleges. The teaching and outreach observatory will be named the Richard S. Perkin Observatory after Christoph...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/Res22281.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome 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...HWS First Generation Initiativehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18084Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22275.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the semester gets underway, the Hobart and William Smith First Generation Initiative (FGI) is expanding its reach as the campus resource that's focused on offering guidance, advice and support to acclimate students who are the first or one of the first in their immediate family to attend a four-year institution. Founded by Associate Dean of William Smith C...WEOS, WHWS in Scandling Campus Centerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18072Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22265.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges' radio station, home of WEOS-FM and WHWS-FM, has officially moved to the Scandling Campus Center. Originally located in a house on Hamilton Street, the station is now situated next to the Post Office. "I'm ecstatic about this move to a more centralized location - not just because it's brand new with top-notch equipment, but ...Digital Marketing in Londonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18081Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22267.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With support from the Bickley Family Endowed International Internship Fund, Talia Azour '16 interned this summer with the digital marketing firm IgnitionOne, at the company's headquarters in New York City as well as the London office. IgnitionOne offers digital marketing solutions to optimize media across search engines, social media and mobile devices, creat...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...Saperstein ’04 Discusses Dating on NPRhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18078Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22285.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Author, speaker, and autism advocate Jesse Saperstein '04 was recently interviewed on NPR regarding his new book, "Getting a Life with Asperger's: Lessons Learned on the Bumpy Road to Adulthood." (Penguin Group U.S.A.), and what it's like to date with Asperger syndrome. Saperstein was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a mild form of autism, at the age of 14. ...Studying Brazil’s Economy Firsthandhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18044Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22183.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, nine HWS students took part in an immersive course in Brazil, "The Brazilian Economy" (ECON 225). Led by Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende, the program took place in São Paulo from May 19 to June 9. Alexandre Furtado '15, Andrew Hopkins '16, Fajri Jackson '15, Matthew Johnson '15, Katlain Meyer '17, Sima Rana '15, Robert Serenbetz '...Oberfield '98 Publishes First Bookhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18066Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22283.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Acclaimed political scientist Zachary Oberfield '98 recently published his first book, "Becoming Bureaucrats: Socialization at the Front Lines of Government Service." Released in May by University of Pennsylvania Press, the book explores the question, "Are bureaucrats born or are they made?" Professor of Political Science at Haverford College, Oberfield bases...