Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:53:33 GMTThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:53:33 GMTInternational War Crimes Appeals Judge Fisher '70 Opens Seasonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19026Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24482.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70, William Smith College alumna and Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, will be the first speaker of the 2015-2016 President's Forum Series on Monday, Sept. 21. As Justice of the Residual Special Court, Fisher presided over the appeal of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, the first sitting Head of...First-years ‘Keeping it Local' in Genevahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19023Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24478.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From community service projects that spanned all 11 neighborhoods in the City of Geneva, to a tour of downtown and a LOVE Geneva Lunch hosted on campus, first-year and transfer students were welcomed and immersed into both the HWS and Geneva communities throughout Orientation 2015. Students experienced the meaning behind the message, "love Geneva, and it will...Convocation 2015: Celebrating Opportunitieshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19022Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24476.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Illuminating the many distinct ways in which Hobart and William Smith prepare students to lead lives of consequence, Convocation not only marked the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year and the welcoming of new HWS community members, but also served as a moment to consider how the Colleges continue to be meaningfully enhanced and enriched. "We are called ...Introducing the Classes of 2019http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19016Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24471.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2019, who arrive for Orientation on Friday, Aug. 28, include high school class presidents and team captains, filmmakers and editors of school papers, volunteers for national nonprofits and an outdoor enthusiast who hiked the entire Appalachian Trail this summer. The 645 new Statesmen and Herons hail from 35 states and 1...Autism and Animal Behaviorhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18992Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24407.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An ardent advocate for the humane treatment of animals and one of the most widely-recognized professionals with autism in the country, world-renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Thursday, Sept. 17. In 2010, Grandin was acknowledged in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in t...President's Welcome 2015http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19021Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24474.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Celebrating the launch of the academic journey for the HWS Classes of 2019, the traditional President's Welcome during Orientation Weekend brought together this year's 645 first-year students, their families and members of the campus community to officially welcome the new students on their first day at the Colleges. "I have confidence that this new beginning..."The Perks of working for Chegg®"http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19017Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24461.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Getting students to open their email is not any easy feat. Just ask Emily Saeli '16, who is responsible for seizing the attention of college students in just a few words as an Email Marketing intern for Chegg®. The California-based company, overseen by President and CEO Dan Rosensweig '83, specializes in online textbook rentals, homework help, online tutoring...2015 Human Rights and Genocide Symposiumhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19011Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24465.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Now in its 16th year, the Hobart and William Smith Human Rights and Genocide Symposium will offer a semester-long series of lectures and dialogues surrounding human rights issues facing the international community. "The speakers for this semester are unified by the theme of intergenerational transmission of trauma and ways in which the search for forensic jus...Inside the Music Industry with Walker-Jacks ‘16http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19012Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24453.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a management intern for Roc Nation this summer, Christopher Walker-Jacks '16 worked directly with some of the biggest names in the music industry and their managers over the course of the two-month internship. From writing press releases to touring with the band Haim, the opening act on Taylor Swift's "1989 Tour," Walker-Jacks' was given a wide scope of re...Diamondback Moth Projecthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19007Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24445.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tony Shelton, professor of entomology at Cornell University, and Neil Morrison, scientist at Oxitec Ltd, will share the results of their groundbreaking Diamondback Moth (DBM) Project research in a talk titled, "Safe Sex for Insects: New Technologies for Pest Control," on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium. The DBM project is a scientific ev...