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Alumni Review – Winter-Spring 2016

In This Issue

The Risks and Rewards of Oral Exams

by Maureen A. Nolan

Take a deep breath and wipe those sweaty palms, oral exams may be stress-inducing, but the benefits — from learning how to distill large amounts of information into succinct, precise thoughts, to thinking quickly on one’s feet — can be well worth it. More ...

The Professor is In

Photographs by Nancy L. Ford

Take a look inside the offices of a few Hamilton faculty members — you may even find some spaces and faces you remember! More ...

A Young Life Shaped by Revolution

by Maureen A. Nolan

Hady Hewidy ’17 came to Hamilton from his home in Cairo where he had joined sit-ins and even encountered violence while protesting the military regime. His experiences both at home and on College Hill have shaped his desire to effect change. More ...

How to Do It Better

Alumni have parlayed the knowledge and skills sharpened on College Hill into roles as experts in just about anything one can imagine. We asked several of these authorities for tips you might find handy. More ...

HAIL TO THE BUTTON. Hamilton’s presidential campaign button collection numbers in the hundreds. The oldest dates back to Henry Clay’s losing 1832 race to Andrew Jackson. There’s also an 1860 Abraham Lincoln button with a ferrotype image of the candidate on one side and his running mate on the other, a design that heralds the campaign button as we know it today — bearing a photograph.