Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 06 Mar 2015 07:36:53 GMTFri, 06 Mar 2015 07:36:53 GMTState Department Advisor Joins President's Forumhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18520Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23276.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, a top advisor with the U.S. Department of State and former U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series. Bagley currently serves as Senior Advisor for Secretary's Initiatives in the Office of the Secretary of State under John Kerry and previously worked wi...HWS Hosts Doppler-on-Wheels Projecthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18511Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23270.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) the Geoscience Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges is conducting an extensive education and outreach project this winter that aims to give students and the public a deeper understanding of atmospheric science, severe weather and weather radar systems. For the project, Associate Professor...Gearan Joins National Let Girls Learn Initiativehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18557Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23336.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS President Mark D. Gearan joined Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and other national service leaders on Tuesday, March 3, for the Obama Administration's launch of expanded efforts to help adolescent girls across the globe attend and complete school through the Let Girls Learn initiative. Preside...Wagner '19 Appeared on The Ellen Showhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18552Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23330.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> What started as a local campaign to "#GetCourtneyToEllen" has succeeded in doing just that. Incoming first-year Courtney Wagner '19 appeared on NBC's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on March 4 with students, faculty and staff from Hobart and William Smith cheering her on at a viewing party in the Scandling Campus Center. Wagner, who was accepted early decision t...Celebration Praises William Smith Studentshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18529Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23274.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From academics to leadership, William Smith students were recently in the spotlight for their numerous accomplishments at the Colleges during the annual Celebrating Excellence Dinner. Held in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center, the event was an opportunity not only to celebrate the achievements of William Smith students, but also to induct the...HWS Hosts Capital Trio, Richard Steinbachhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18533Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23294.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This March, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Music Department will host back-to-back concerts showcasing the talents of two award-winning musical acts: Capital Trio and Richard Steinbach. The first concert will feature the Capital Trio, a chamber group comprised of pianist Duncan J. Cumming, violinist Hilary Walther Cumming and cellist Sölen Dikener. The...President's Forum: Marvin on American Sniperhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18531Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23290.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A former U.S. Army officer and Blackhawk helicopter pilot, and a fourth-generation U.S. Army combat veteran, Chris Marvin joins the President's Forum Series to discuss his work with Got Your 6, an organization that empowers veterans by bridging the civilian-military divide through creative partnerships with the entertainment industry. Marvin will present his ...HWS Ski Racing at Nationalshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18535Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23302.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This week, after success at the qualifiers, the HWS Alpine Ski teams are in Mount Bachelor in Oregon competing in the U.S. Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championship against the best varsity and club teams in the country. "The ski team is so excited to have the opportunity to represent HWS at a national level on the West Coast" say...HWS Debate Continues Successhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18532Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23296.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, the HWS Debate Team has had a series of recent successes at major competitions, including a semi-finals appearance by Chris Doak '18 and Emma Herbst '18 at the U.S. Novice Nationals, the national championship for first-year collegiate debaters. At the Novice Nationals, Doak ranked 14th for individual speaker. In addition, HWS Debate Team assist...Shabbat 250 Gears Up for Annual Dinnerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18534Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23298.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hillel, the Jewish student organization, invites the HWS community to join them for their annual Shabbat 250 event on Friday, March 6. The goal is to gather 250 students, faculty, and staff to celebrate Shabbat together. The event will take place in the Vandervort Room in the Scandling Campus Center at 6:30 p.m. Julianne Miller, interim director for the Abb...