Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:48:10 GMTFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:48:10 GMTKoshare 2014: Record-Setting Productionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18317Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22817.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In back-to-back performances - each one featuring 175 students across 27 dazzling pieces of choreography- this year's annual Koshare Dance Collective production had a record-setting weekend with the most student contributors and largest attendance in program history. Held at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva, Koshare drew nearly 2,000 attendees...Dunn and Gress'15 Join Talloires in Cape Townhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18312Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22796.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Paige Gress '15, an international relations major from Buffalo, N.Y., has been selected as the HWS student representative who will join the Talloires Network Leaders Conference, "Live Engagement, Transform Lives," taking place this December in Cape Town, South Africa. The international conference will bring together leaders of colleges and universities from a...Colleges Receive Russian Culture Granthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18299Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22769.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have received a $94,176 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program that will enable a group of HWS students to attend an intensive study program in the Altai region of Russia. Awarded to the Colleges' Russian Area Studies Program, for "Siberian Culture in the Golden Altai,...Feller '06 Publishes Trailblazing Studyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18295Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22775.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> New research on mantis shrimp larvae conducted by Kathryn Feller '06 has gained significant attention this fall with the publication of a trailblazing study in The Journal of Experimental Biology, as well as coverage by National Geographic and Discovery.com. Feller, whose doctoral work is on the subject, also has successfully defended her dissertation, "The V...Celebrating the Season of Gratitudehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18306Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22807.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In addition to the annual dinner with President Mark D. Gearan and Mary Herlihy Gearan, the Hobart and William Smith community celebrated Thanksgiving early this year with The Grateful Plate, a new event exploring how different cultures express gratitude. Featuring a panel of student speakers, as well as a special lunch for faculty and students, the event too...Oberfield '98 on Ferguson, Policinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18323Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22827.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Zachary Oberfield '98, assistant professor of political science at Haverford College, recently published an article on the Washington Post blog, "Monkey Cage," reflecting on race, policing, and the social and bureaucratic questions that arise out of the recent events in Ferguson, Mo. Oberfield's article -- "Would more minority police officers have made a diff...HWS Collecting School Supplieshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18313Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22805.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Coalition for Educational Equity (CEE) is sponsoring a school supplies drive to support the local Middle School and High School in Lyons, N.Y. The drive begins during Reading Days on Saturday, Dec. 13 and will continue through Exam Days until Friday, Dec. 19. Collection bins will be located in Scandling Campus Center as well as in residence halls on ...Brown, Students Find Bloody-red Shrimphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18284Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22792.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Biology Meghan Brown was featured in an article in the Auburn Citizen for having, with her students, recently confirmed the presence of bloody-red shrimp in Cayuga Lake. The students designed a survey to test for the presence of the bloody-red shrimp at 11 sites in Cayuga Lake this fall. Brown and students collected shrimp samples from...Holiday Gift Project Underwayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18319Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22825.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each holiday season since 2004, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) at HWS conducts an annual Holiday Gift Project with generous campus support. This year, while celebrating the 10th anniversary of the program, CCESL seeks to generate enough donations for 104 children and family members in the Geneva community. Jeremy Wattles, ass...Statesmen Advance to Second Roundhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18318Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22821.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Statesmen have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship for the third consecutive season. The Statesmen (11-0) will host Johns Hopkins University (11-0) at Boswell Field at noon on Saturday, Nov. 29. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $4 for students with valid ID. In a 22-15 NCAA playoff win over Ithaca College...