Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 19 Sep 2014 03:48:14 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 03:48:14 GMTPFS 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...Chasing Storms and Tornadoes for Credithttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18135Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22391.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of the Colleges' Geoscience curriculum, eight students were led by Geoscience faculty Nick Metz and Neil Laird across the Midwest and Central Plains for nearly two weeks chasing severe supercell thunderstorms that had the potential of producing tornadoes. After a three-day intensive on-campus workshop to prepare students with details about severe stor...Social Media, Feminist Activismhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18142Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22435.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies Karen Frost-Arnold will open the 2014-2015 Sentiments & Declarations lecture series with a discussion on social media as a growing platform for feminist activism and other liberatory struggles. Her talk, "Trust, Activism, and Social Media," will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in the...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...“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...Carazza '15 Lands J.P. Morgan Positionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18138Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22389.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After spending his summer interning with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City, senior Dominic Carazza '15 has landed a full time position with the financial industry giant. Carazza served as summer analyst intern with the Diversified Industries group of J.P. Morgan investment banking. Since then, he has been hired and will return after graduation to t...Milkis 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...Chegg Launches College Counselinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18153Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22439.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chegg, Inc. recently announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform InstaEDU that makes college counseling available to students anywhere, at any time that is convenient to them. Former HWS Trustee Daniel L. Rosensweig '83 is president and CEO of Chegg, which serves as a student hub, offering online textbook rentals, homework help, and sc...HWS Legacy Program Links Generationshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18146Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22419.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, among the many notable characteristics of incoming classes, is the considerable number of students who identify as legacies. Connected across generations - some with institutional ties as far back as the mid-19th century - they are the children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins or siblings of alumni, alumnae and current students. Thanks to t...Arens Behind the Science Podcasthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18109Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22437.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Geoscience Nan Crystal Arens was recently interviewed for the "People Behind the Science" podcast, which gives scientists an opportunity to promote their research as well as share their journey through science. Arens and the host Dr. Marie McNeely discussed her life outside of work - including the fact that she has been learning to make...