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Claire Han '19
Han ’19 Developing Interest in Software

Twenty rising sophomores are spending the summer completing career-related experiences through First-Year Forward, a program run by Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center. At the beginning of the year, these students committed to regular group meetings, career counseling sessions, and skill-building assignments. Internships this summer will help them to define and build toward career goals. Claire Han ’19 is working as a software development intern at Resource Systems Group (RSG) in White River Junction, Vt.

 

Clare Han '19 is a software development intern at Resource Systems Group in Vermont.  More ...

Hamilton Wins Programming Competition at Computing Conference

 A team of Hamilton students won the programming competition at the 21st annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Northeastern Region, held at Hamilton on April 29 -30. Linnea Sahlberg ’17, Ryan Woo ’17 and Alex Dennis ’18 were the winners from among 39 teams.   More ...

Steven Butterhof '05
Butterhof ’05 Selected 2015 Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year

Hamilton alumnus Steven Butterhof ’05 was named the 2015 Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year (RSOY) during a ceremony at the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., on April 8. He was chosen from 36,000 sailors. Fewer than 150 individuals have received this honor since its inception in 1972.  More ...

Hamilton App creators, from left, Sam Kotlov ’16, Katherine Droppa ’16, Noah Lowenthal ’16  and Chris Lee '16.
Students Create Hamilton Mobile App

“It’s a Google and two clicks to get to the [Bon Appétit] menu,” Chris Lee ’16 noted, “and that’s just annoying.” Lee, a computer science major, isn’t being lazy; he understands that in the age of smartphones, convenience often determines usefulness. With this in mind, the Hamilton Mobile App, available in both the App Store and Google Play Store, aims to “centralize information to one useful app for the benefit of students, alumni, faculty and staff.”  More ...

The Taylor Science Center.
10 Female Students Funded for Science Research by Luce Foundation

Ten women participating in summer research in the Hamilton College Chemistry, Computer Science and Physics departments have been recognized as Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Scholars. Funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation and matching funds from Hamilton College, these awards provide stipends and funding for equipment, supplies, and travel to encourage women to either begin or continue research projects in the three disciplines.  More ...

Students to Attend National Computational Chemistry Workshop

David Dacres ’18, Erin Lewis ’18, Pat Marris ’16 and Rich Wenner ’17 will travel to San Diego to take part in the first Undergraduate Workshop in Computational Chemistry. The workshop will take place during the 251st American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting March 13-17.  More ...

Mark Bailey
Bailey Appointed an Editor-in-Chief for ACM Inroads

Professor of Computer Science Mark Bailey was recently named co-editor-in-chief of ACM Inroads, a publication of the Association for Computing Machinery. Bailey will serve in this position with Laurie Smith King, a professor of computer science at the College of the Holy Cross.  More ...

Eric Collins '17
Collins '17 and Dennis '18 Create New Computer Programming Language

As many who have tried computer coding know, the introductory languages used in the field can often be difficult to approach and unintuitive. It is with this in mind that Eric Collins ’17 and Alex Dennis ’18 with Associate Professor of Computer Science Alistair Campbell, are this summer creating a new programming language called CSPy geared specifically toward beginners.  More ...

Muhammad Najib ’18
Falling Oil Prices: Great for Consumers, Bad for Russian Economy

While falling prices at the gas pump may be a boon for everyday consumers, fluctuations in the price of gasoline can have very real consequences for nations such as Russia, the second largest exporter of oil in the world. Muhammad Najib ’18, along with Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Onur Sapci, is this summer attempting to assess the impacts that falling oil prices have had and will continue to have upon the Russia’s economy, politics and macroeconomic policy decisions.  More ...

Mykhailo Antoniv '17 at Grand Central Tech.
Mykhailo Antoniv ’17 Entrenched in Tech in Dual Internship

Mykhailo Antoniv ’17 is making the most of his computer science major this summer in an internship with Grand Central Tech, a startup accelerator headquartered in New York City. Through his work with GCT, Antoniv is also acting as an intern at Backtrace, an error debugging platform for native applications. His endeavors this summer are supported by the Class of 2006 Fund, managed through Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center.  More ...

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