Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 02 Oct 2014 00:23:50 GMTThu, 02 Oct 2014 00:23:50 GMTGalston Explores Polarized Politics in PFShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18192Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22507.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Since 1978, we have been fighting the wars of culture, economics, and foreign policy that redefined the American party system. The polarization that we have today is not about petty or personal things, although it gets very petty and very personal -- it is a debate about political fundamentals," said William A. Galston in his talk during the Hobart and Willi...Homecoming, Family Weekend Big Successhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18190Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22493.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With more than 3,500 attendees, perfect weather and an amazing lineup of events, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014 concluded as one of the most successful in the history of the Colleges. Bringing together parents and alums with the campus community, it was all about celebrating Hobart and William Smith, while showing off school spirit at a range of events in...Philbrick Yadav on Yemen Crisishttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18187Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22500.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was recently a guest contributor for the Washington Post on the topic of the crisis in Yemen. She draws on lessons from her field research in Yemen to contextualize the current crisis in relation to a decade of conflict between the Huthi insurgents, the Islamist opposition, and the central govern...Studying Abroad in Queensland, Australiahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18119Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22505.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, 16 students are taking part in the Queensland, Australia program led by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Beth Kinne and Associate Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander. A fast-paced and rigorous academic program, the Queensland semester combines high quality science teaching in the classroom with exposure to and utilization of co...Psychology Class Joins Conferencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18182Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22502.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos and her PSY 221, "Psychopathology," class will attend a conference hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the largest organization that commits itself to improving the lives of families who have either suffered from, or had a relative with, a mental illness. The event will be held on Tuesday,...Inaugural Teach for America Intern at HWShttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18162Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22469.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Clover Quigley ‘15 worked for Teach for America at the Delta Institute in Cleveland, Miss., as operations coordinator of instructional resources. She has since been named the inaugural Teach for America intern at HWS, the student coordinator and liaison for HWS recruitment efforts. At the Delta Institute, Quigley underwent intensive training with...HWS Joins People's Climate Marchhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18174Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22477.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dozens of HWS students joined the largest climate march in U.S. history on Sunday, Sept. 21, to promote a more sustainable environmental and economic future. Drawing more than 300,000 activists, the People's Climate March wound through Midtown Manhattan to advocate for a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages...Capraro Publishes Men's Studies Essayhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18178Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22496.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Senior Associate Dean of Hobart College and Assistant Professor of History Rocco "Chip" Capraro recently wrote about the experience of male students and the impact of men's studies in an essay published by Inside Higher Ed, a leading website for news about higher education. The essay, titled "Taking Male Students Seriously," centers on how male students, in g...Gibbons '14 Joins Bloomberghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18176Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22512.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Landing a job with one the world's leading financial companies is no easy feat. Joseph Gibbons '14, who was hired by Bloomberg, managed to do so during his senior year while helping to lead Hobart basketball to a championship season, taking upper level economics courses and maintaining grades high enough to be inducted to two honors societies. An economics ma...Seattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiledhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18188Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22498.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go. I ...