Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:42:47 GMTThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:42:47 GMTStudying Brazil’s Economy Firsthandhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18044Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22183.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For three weeks 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, 2014. Students Alexandre Furtado '15; Andrew Hopkins '16; Fajri Jackson '15; Matthew Johnson '15; Katlain Meyer '17; Si...Hood on Second Ave Subwayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18043Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22187.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a leading expert on the New York City subway system, Clifton Hood, professor of history and the George E. Paulsen '49 Professor of American History and Government, was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio for a segment on the ongoing construction of the Second Avenue subway line in New York City. Offering a historic look at the project now entering its fourth ye...Bartell '14 With Cornell Agriculturehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17988Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22185.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jackson Bartell '14 is working in the Plant Genetics Research Unit (PGRU) at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Park, where he is helping pollinate, and grow crops for seed extraction. "We're actually using special cages and strategically placed bee hives to isolate each plant and avoid cross-pollination with others so we get the traits we want to see," Bartel...Collins Returns to Youth Theatrehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18042Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22179.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After a 10-year hiatus from the Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre, Professor of Education Pat Collins P'09 has returned to direct the Youth Theatre's production of "HONK!" this summer. Collins describes "HONK!" as a "poignant yet hilarious contemporary rock version of the Ugly Duckling." It will be performed at the Geneva High School Auditorium, Friday, Aug....“Troubling Convention” Addressed Equalityhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18034Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22173.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On the 166th anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments, July 19, 2014, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer moderated a panel discussion on the question of equality or liberation to a full house in the Guntzel Theater of the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Titled "Troubling Convention: Does Equality Ask Us to ...Kingery Publishes on Child Anxietyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18017Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22169.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Newman Kingery recently had an article accepted for publication by the journal Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. The article is titled, "A model-based cluster analysis of social experiences in clinically anxious youth: links to emotional functioning." She worked on the research project with colleagues from the University of ...Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Parkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17336Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20648.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Andrew Hellmund '14 will pursue graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he leaves Geneva he ensured that he would leave a lasting mark on the City he called home for four years. Two of Hellmund's metal sculptures will be installed at Geneva's Lakefront Park, between Castle Creek and the Events and Visitor Center. Hellmun...Physics Students at NASA Rocket Launchhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18029Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22144.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After taking first prize in the NASA/Montana National Student Solar Spectroscopy Competition, Hobart and William Smith Colleges physics students were awarded a trip to NASA's Flight Facility in Wallops, Va., to assemble a scientific payload to launch into space through the RockOn! Program. At the Wallops Flight Facility, Jeff Rizza '16, Christopher Demas '17,...Nepal '15 Publishes With Indian Think Tankhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18030Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22154.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Subin Nepal '15 is working as an intern at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), an international think tank based in New Delhi, India. In his position, Nepal has published an article on the think tank's web page titled "Nepal and Ethnic Federalism: The Insufficiency of the Maoist Model." The article explores the restructuring of th...Green ’93 Publishes Fourth Novelhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17961Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22189.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Thomas C. Greene ‘93, president of Vermont College of Fine Arts, has published his fourth novel, "The Headmaster's Wife" (Thomas Dunne Books and St. Martin's Press). Inspired by the loss of his infant daughter, Greene explores the way that tragedy and time assail one man's memories of his life and loves. The novel explores the life of Arthur Winthrop, headmas...