Weekend Wrap-Up – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Weekend Wrap-Up

The Herons' appearance in the NCAA basketball tournament, the annual Women's Collective conference, Statesmen lacrosse and a variety of speakers are among the offerings this weekend on campus.

Friday, March 7, 2008
Professional in Residence — Dan Rosensweig '83, operating principal for Quadrangle Capital Partners, former COO of Yahoo!, will return to campus as part of the Professionals in Residence series, sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services. He will discuss “Personal Leadership and Achieving Your Goals,” starting at 3 p.m. in the Geneva Room.

International Women's Day speaker — Michele Sprada, Founder of Future In Our Hands-USA, will speak at 4 p.m. in Coxe 8, as part of the HWS celebration of International Women's Day. She will talk about volunteer work in Kenya and Tanzania.

IAC, Dean's Tea — The Office of Intercultural Affairs and Opportunity Programs, in collaboration with the William Smith deans' office, will host a tea to mark International Women's Day, beginning at 5 p.m. at the IAC, 288 Pulteney St.

Shabbat Celebration — HWS Hillel will celebrate Shabbat beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St. All are welcome.

Reclaiming the Sunlight — The opening session of “Reclaiming the Sunlight,” the annual conference on women's issues and the future of feminism, will celebrate International Women's Day and offer networking opportunities, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Intercultural Affairs Center, 288 Pulteney St.

Rhapsodie Trio — The Rhapsodie Trio, including Rebecca Gilbert on the flute, David Hult on the viola and Barbara Dechario on the harp, will present a concert at 8 p.m. in the Geneva Room.

William Smith Basketball — Herons vs. the Colby-Sawyer Chargers, in the first round of the NCAA tournament, 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 8, 2008
Reclaiming the Sunlight — The Women's Collective's annual conference on women's issues and the future of feminism, continues at a variety of campus locations. A Multiple Voices speaker series, with 17-20 speakers, is from 10 a.m. to noon; followed by lunch and networking, and two interactive workshop sessions in the afternoon.

Brunch 'N' Ball — The IAC invites the community to watch the men's basketball game between the Georgetown Hoyas and the Louisville Cardinals, starting at noon; refreshments will be served.

Hobart Lacrosse — Statesmen vs. the Hawks from Saint Joseph’s University, 1 p.m.

Women's Basketball — Teams to be announced, second round of the NCAA tournament, 7 p.m.

Deidre McCalla — Live from Geneva concert series will present a free concert by singer-songwriter Deidre McCalla, starting at 8 p.m. in Albright Auditorium. Her appearance is co-sponsored by the Women's Collective, the Campus Activities Board and Colleges Against Cancer, with help the New York Music Fund. Opening for her, and starting an hour earlier, will be the winner of the Battle of the Bands.

Sunday, March 9, 2008
Quaker Meeting — For worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Demarest 212, The Fisher Center; all are welcome.

Debate team — The HWS Debate Team will meet at 1 p.m. in Stern 201.

Roman Catholic Mass — Will be celebrated at 4 p.m. each Sunday at St. John's Chapel; all are welcome.

Simple Eucharist — A simple Eucharist in the Episcopal tradition will begin at 5:30 p.m. at St. John's Chapel; all are welcome.

Science of Feeling Good and Feeling Bad with Alcohol — A talk and demonstration by Professor of Chemistry David Craig, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room. The program will also include a survey of typical BAC levels of students attending.