Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:24:32 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:24:32 GMTFLI Summer Sustainability Internshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18016Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22120.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Mary McLoughlin '15 and Cameron Benoit '16 are spending the summer working as sustainability interns for the Finger Lakes Institute. Each is focusing on a different area of sustainability at the Colleges, from preparing the Eco Representatives to change student habits for a lifetime to working to curb greenhouse gases institutionally. Their internships are f...Orientation to Offer Service Componenthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18023Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22133.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gearing up for the arrival of the Classes of 2018, the Orientation Coordinators are working in conjunction with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) to finalize the service learning component of Orientation 2014. This year, the service activities to be held on Saturday, Aug. 30, and those held throughout the year, will be centered ...Centennial Center Reflects on Milestoneshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18024Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22130.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> It is 4:30 p.m. on a Monday during the spring semester at the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL). Downstairs in the seminar classroom, Hobart and William Smith students in the HWS Leads certificate program are finishing up a session in their Leadership Theory I class. Outside in the front entry room, students on the CCL advisory board gather and wait for ...Star-Studded Summer Internshiphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17991Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22152.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With an office location on Sunset Blvd. and clients like Will Ferrell and January Jones, Kelley Hartmann '16 is living the "California dream" this summer. Hartmann is spending her summer in West Hollywood, Calif. interning with Luke Esselen '11 at Mosaic Media Group. "It's so different than anything I've ever done before," says Hartmann, an English and media ...Ost Returns from Poland Tourhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18028Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22140.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Poland became a capitalist country after 1989, though not many people knew at the time just what they meant," says David Ost, the Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science, who spent three weeks in Poland for a series of interviews and presentations at a host of events in connection with the 25th anniversary of that country's systemic shift toward democr...Crossett '15 Interns at Texas A&Mhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17995Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22118.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After braving the cold this past winter to conduct research for the "Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems" (OWLeS) project, Caitlin Crossett '15 is enjoying the opportunity - and the weather - to intern at Texas A&M University this summer. Stationed in Houston, Texas, Crossett is interning with the Research Education for Undergraduates Program in the Atmosp...Four WS Students in Drowsy Chaperonehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18010Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22124.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Fresh from the Bartlett Theatre stage (and backstage), four William Smith students took part in the Geneva Theatre Guild's (GTG) recent production of "The Drowsy Chaperone." Wesley Cady '15, Brittany Lopez '14, Grace Weiner '15 and Nicole Zanghi '14 have focused their studies on theatre at HWS as either minors or individualized majors. They each have appeared...Zaverton '15 Tracks Financial Movementhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18014Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22116.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Working under the president of Markit, Kyle Zaverton '15 is gaining unique insight into high-level decision-making at a leading global provider of financial information services. Throughout the summer, Zaverton, a dual major in mathematics and economics, is creating a report for the Asian management team in order to track the company's status within the Asia ...Nepal '15 Publishes With Indian Think Tankhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18030Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22154.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Subin Nepal '15 is working as an intern at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), an international think tank based in New Delhi, India. In his position, Nepal has published an article on the think tank's web page titled "Nepal and Ethnic Federalism: The Insufficiency of the Maoist Model." The article explores the restructuring of th...Williams ’13 on Weather, Healthhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18020Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22157.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Augusta Williams '13 recently collaborated to produce a bulletin, "Emerging El Nino Conditions: Notes for the Global Health Community," as part of her graduate internship. Williams is currently a rising second-year student at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, working toward a master's of public health, with a certificate in climate and health. She i...