Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:27:07 GMTWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:27:07 GMTDavis '48 to Receive Community Service Awardhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18968Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24367.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the annual HWS Buffalo Summer Gathering, alums, parents, friends, incoming students and their parents will gather to honor Clarence "Dave" Davis Jr. '48 with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Community Service Award. "The dedication Dave Davis has shown, particularly in support of students and the arts at his alma mater and in his local community, embo...Exploring Business and Culture in Indiahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18965Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24347.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, two HWS students have had the unique opportunity to explore both the business and culture of India as interns for 2adpro, a global creative and advertising company. From leadership and advertising tasks to safaris and service projects, Teianna Chenkovich '18 and Connor May '16 have fully immersed themselves in both their internships and the surro...McGinn '73 Named Chair of National Military Family Associationhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18963Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24345.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS Trustee Gail H. McGinn '73, president of McGinn Consulting, LLC, based in Arlington, Va., has recently been appointed chair of the National Military Family Association (NMFA). A former administrator with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), McGinn brings decades of expertise on military and civilian personnel management, strategic planning, and organizat...Davis '15 Leads Real Food Challengehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18970Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24363.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Real Food Challenge (RFC), a national sustainability project aiming to shift existing university food budgets away from industrial farms and towards local, fair, and humane food sources, has become the focal point of this summer for Stacey Davis '15. Interning for the Finger Lakes Institute under the direction of Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah M...Bozzuto Group Supports HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18958Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24325.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "There is something special about Hobart and William Smith, something special about the history and culture, in which everyone is interested in and committed to the growth of the student as an individual," says HWS Trustee Tom S. Bozzuto '68, chair and CEO of the Bozzuto Group, a family-owned integrated real estate services organization based in Maryland. Sin...Gatch '16 Interns for Mercury Projecthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18961Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24341.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An avid fisher and water-enthusiast, Alex Gatch '16 is spending his summer working as a Finger Lakes Mercury Project lab-technician intern for the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI). Through the position, he conducts scientific analysis of mercury levels in local fish as part of the mercury project launched earlier this year. Lisa Cleckner, Ph.D. and director of th...A Life of Peace Shaped By the Conflicthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18967Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24357.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II, HWS has initiatied a regular series featuring the service of alumni, alumnae, and community members who were involved in war efforts overseas and at home. The history and legacy of World War II has shaped the lives of many Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae, particularly those who gave servic...HWS Rome Program in ArchitectureBostonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18953Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24327.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Rome study abroad program was recently featured in the Summer 2015 edition of the magazine, ArchitectureBoston. The article, "At Issue: Sit. Look. Sketch.," highlights the travel-sketching component of the program and includes reflections from Assistant Professor of Architecture and Chair of Urban Studies Kirin Makker as well as an online gallery of s...Alon '17 Interns for Eye to Eyehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18969Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24355.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Balancing manifold tasks requires the ability to focus attention. For people with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, the concept sparks an overwhelming sensation of defeat due to a biological deficiency of norepinephrine in the brain, a specific neurotransmitter that regulates bodily responses to stress. Empathetic of this frustration, Talia Alon '17 c...Honan Interns with Massachusetts EEAhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18966Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24349.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As an intern with Massachusetts' Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), Sarah Honan '17 says she is developing "a unique and important insight into the environmental field. Being here has given me a new perspective on what the environmental field has to offer." Honan is involved in a number of sustainability projects, including those...