Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:42:55 GMTMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:42:55 GMTSummer Research Fund Honors Gloverhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18203Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22571.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over three decades ago, Professor Emeritus of Biology Thomas Glover spearheaded the relationship between the Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) that has since flourished and provided hundreds of students with invaluable research experience. To honor the instrumental role Glover played in this relationship throughout his p...Donor Wall Honors Cook Family, Parent Givinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18197Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22524.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In recognition of the generous and longstanding support of Honorary Trustee Langdon (Lang) L.H.D. '12 and Lyn Cook P'99, P'05, the parents of Hobart alums Whitney Cook '99 and Freddy Cook '05, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan recently dedicated The Cook Parents Circle Donor Wall. Located in the Scandling Campus Center, The Cook Paren..."Tartuffe" Opens Seasonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18227Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22573.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014-2015 HWS Theatre season will open with "Tartuffe" by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière in an exhilarating new translation by Ranjit Bolt in Bartlett Theatre. Director of the show, Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May sets the stage against an inventive backdrop to give the classical comedy a contemporary bite. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. on Thursd...October Day of Servicehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18225Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22575.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The second Day of Service of the academic year will take place on Saturday, Oct. 18. Continuing the theme of food, hunger and justice adopted for the service learning component of Orientation, participants will return to the Colleges' Fribolin Farm and the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church to resume efforts with community gardening, in addition to providing...Gallouët Participates in Annual Meetinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18207Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22589.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, recently participated in the 2014 Northeastern American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (NEASECS) conference held recently at Syracuse University. The theme was "Commemoration, Memory, Posterity." Gallouët delivered the paper "Integrating the French 18th c...March Participants Present in Budapesthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18214Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22567.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Rebecca Chinman '15 and Micaela Loconte '16 have received grant funding to participate in a conference in Budapest, Hungary, "From Kamenetsk Podolsk to Auschwitz: the International Scientific Conference Commemorating the Hungarian Holocaust." Dr. Edward Franks '72 provided a generous gift to The Genocide and Human Rights Symposium Series at HWS to support pro...2014 North American Debate at HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18224Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22559.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 100 top-ranked debate teams from 35 colleges and universities will convene at Hobart and William Smith this month to compete in the widely-acclaimed North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC). The tournament, which is free and open to the public, will take place from Friday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 26 at a number of campus venues, inclu...Bentsi-Enchill '17 Wins 2nd Idea Contesthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18212Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22550.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, the winner of the 2014 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest at Hobart and William Smith, was recently named winner of the 2014 StartUpAfrica's Idea Generation competition. At both Idea Generation and the Pitch, Bentsi-Enchill landed top honors for his business idea, RevisionPrep, an online educational service that combines exam preparation w...Corson '16 Works with City, Townhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18156Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22457.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Simon Corson '16 is collaborating with the City and the Town of Geneva on a project the two municipalities have embarked on to assess shared services and find ways to drive down costs and improve efficiency. The project serves as a community-based research project for Corson, who will present his findings at a joint meeting between the City and the Town of Ge...Mayshle Explores Memory and Presence in Manilahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18199Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22528.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In his study of Filipino heritage, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Peter Mayshle explores the relationship between public memory and "presence." Mayshle, who joined the faculty in 2014, is in the process of revising his Ph.D. dissertation -- "Walled Memoria: Presencing Memory Sites in Intramuros, Manila" -- for publication. The dissertation examin...