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Family Weekend '12

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October 25-28, 2012

Family and friends of Hamilton students turned out about 1,500 strong for the annual Family Weekend, Oct. 25-28. Visitors enjoyed visitors enjoyed musical and dance performances, sat in on classes, viewed posters of students' summer research and shopped in the village of Clinton.

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Parents and students stroll campus on a warm fall day during Family Weekend. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Parents and students stroll campus on a warm fall day during Family Weekend. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students present their summer research findings during a poster session in the Taylor Science Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students present their summer research findings during a poster session in the Taylor Science Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Eli Bunzel '13 explains his research to his parents, Jeff and Mary-Elizabeth. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Eli Bunzel '13 explains his research to his parents, Jeff and Mary-Elizabeth. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Rachel Green '14, Xander Kerman '14, Patricia Gregory P'14 and Ravi Jariwala '13 chat during the poster session. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Rachel Green '14, Xander Kerman '14, Patricia Gregory P'14 and Ravi Jariwala '13 chat during the poster session. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Dan Mermelsten '14 talks to his father about his project. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Dan Mermelsten '14 talks to his father about his project. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Erika Marte '15 talks with visitors during the Levitt summer research fellows poster session. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Erika Marte '15 talks with visitors during the Levitt summer research fellows poster session. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Pauline Wafula '13 talks with her Levitt summer research advisor Professor of Economics Stephen Wu.
Pauline Wafula '13 talks with her Levitt summer research advisor Professor of Economics Stephen Wu.
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hamilton College Choir performs during a night of "Choral Song and Dance" in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hamilton College Choir performs during a night of "Choral Song and Dance" in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Members of the audience enjoy the College Choir performance. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Members of the audience enjoy the College Choir performance. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hannah Chappell'15, Emma Geduldig '13, Megan Lander '13 and Xenia Tiajoloff '16 perform "Valse Fantaisie."  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hannah Chappell'15, Emma Geduldig '13, Megan Lander '13 and Xenia Tiajoloff '16 perform "Valse Fantaisie." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students perform a ballet titled "Diamond Movement." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students perform a ballet titled "Diamond Movement." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students perform a structured improvisation dance "A Slice of Freedom or Schools of Fish." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Students perform a structured improvisation dance "A Slice of Freedom or Schools of Fish." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Student perform "Un-Identified Particulates."  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Student perform "Un-Identified Particulates." (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
President Joan Hinde Stewart delivers a State of the College Address. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
President Joan Hinde Stewart delivers a State of the College Address. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Parents, students, faculty and administrators mingle in the KJ Commons during a tea with the president, senior staff and faculty. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Parents, students, faculty and administrators mingle in the KJ Commons during a tea with the president, senior staff and faculty. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor Hong Gang Jin talks with Kevin Rovelli '15 and his parents, Dan Rovelli and Ana Paula Machado.  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor Hong Gang Jin talks with Kevin Rovelli '15 and his parents, Dan Rovelli and Ana Paula Machado. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Parents and students mingle with faculty. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Parents and students mingle with faculty. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Ben Li '13 and his mom, Lily Song. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Ben Li '13 and his mom, Lily Song. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
From left, Professors Yihui Chen and Ming-De Xu, Kevin Rovelli '15, Kevin's parents Dan Rovelli and Ana Paula Machado, and Xiaoming Hou talk.  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
From left, Professors Yihui Chen and Ming-De Xu, Kevin Rovelli '15, Kevin's parents Dan Rovelli and Ana Paula Machado, and Xiaoming Hou talk. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Emily Rivera '16 and her mom, Lily. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Emily Rivera '16 and her mom, Lily. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor Bill Pfitsch chats with parents during tea. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor Bill Pfitsch chats with parents during tea. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Jack Cartwright '15 defends his position as Republican and Democratic students led a debate on the topic "Should Obama Be Reelected?" (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Jack Cartwright '15 defends his position as Republican and Democratic students led a debate on the topic "Should Obama Be Reelected?" (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Sarah Larson '15, Brady Sprague '15 and Kayla Safan '13 participate in the student-led debate. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Sarah Larson '15, Brady Sprague '15 and Kayla Safan '13 participate in the student-led debate. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hamilton took on Williams at Steuben Field. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Hamilton took on Williams at Steuben Field. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Families gather to watch Saturday's football game against Williams. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Families gather to watch Saturday's football game against Williams. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Emily Bonacum '16 enjoys the game with her parents, Madeline and John. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Emily Bonacum '16 enjoys the game with her parents, Madeline and John. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor of Music Michael "Doc" Woods leads the Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Professor of Music Michael "Doc" Woods leads the Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
The Hamilton College Orchestra plays in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
The Hamilton College Orchestra plays in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Alex Host '13 and his parents, Winnie and Chris, walk from the Wellin Museum. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Alex Host '13 and his parents, Winnie and Chris, walk from the Wellin Museum. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
(PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Sydney Wright-Schaner '13 reads a poem she wrote in the Fillius Events Barn. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Sydney Wright-Schaner '13 reads a poem she wrote in the Fillius Events Barn. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Peter Shapiro smiles as he records and listen's to his step-daughter, Sydney Wright-Schaner '13.  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Peter Shapiro smiles as he records and listen's to his step-daughter, Sydney Wright-Schaner '13. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Senior Fellow Marty Cain '13 reads a poem in the Fillius Events Barn. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Senior Fellow Marty Cain '13 reads a poem in the Fillius Events Barn. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Dani Feigin '13 and Olivia Pimm '14, get their photo taken by Olivia's dad, Tom Pimm in front of the Wellin Museum of Art.  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Dani Feigin '13 and Olivia Pimm '14, get their photo taken by Olivia's dad, Tom Pimm in front of the Wellin Museum of Art. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
A family walks by the Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
A family walks by the Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Stephanie Hruza '16, left, shares brunch with her family (from left): Step-mom Carrie George, Mom Luciann Hruza, Dad George Hruza, Step-dad Mark Roberts and brother Paul Hruza, on the Clinton village green.  (PHO
Stephanie Hruza '16, left, shares brunch with her family (from left): Step-mom Carrie George, Mom Luciann Hruza, Dad George Hruza, Step-dad Mark Roberts and brother Paul Hruza, on the Clinton village green. (PHO
Cole Dreyfuss '16 and parents Peter and Debbi take a stroll on Park Row in Clinton.  (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Cole Dreyfuss '16 and parents Peter and Debbi take a stroll on Park Row in Clinton. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Andrew Rippel '14 shops with his mom, Polly Handcock, in the Artisans' Corner in Clinton. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
Andrew Rippel '14 shops with his mom, Polly Handcock, in the Artisans' Corner in Clinton. (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)
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