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President David Wippman greets Angelique Archer, a member of the Class of 2020.
This Old House

A 41-year tradition at Hamilton College continued on August 23 as members of the Class of 2020 lined up at Kirkland Cottage to sign the College Register as a symbol of matriculation at Hamilton. Kirkland Cottage has an even longer history, having been built in 1792.  More ...

Shannon Boley '17 in Rome.
How Refugees Are Reshaping the Religious Landscape

With the Syrian refugee crisis ever-present in the news and issues of immigration taking center stage in the current presidential election, questions surrounding religious diversity and inclusivity have rarely been as important in global politics as they are today. It is against this historic backdrop that Shannon Boley ’17 was able to take her past research on religious pluralism from Upstate New York all the way to Rome, Italy, as one of this summer’s 18 Emerson Grant recipients.  More ...

David Wippman
Inauguration Adds to Fallcoming, Family Weekend Festivities

If you weren’t already planning to make it back to College Hill for Fallcoming & Family Weekend on Oct. 6-9, now you have another reason to do so: Hamilton will inaugurate David Wippman as the College’s 20th president that Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. Walter Mondale, the 42nd vice president of the United States, will offer brief remarks.  More ...

Toni Burdick '18, Deasia Hawkins '18
Toni Burdick ’18, Deasia Hawkins ’18 Awarded Gilman Scholarships

Antonia "Toni" Burdick ’18 and Deasia Hawkins ’18 have been awarded Gilman International Scholarship Program awards for undergraduate study abroad. Burdick plans to study in Senegal this fall through the Council on International Educational Exchange and in France in spring 2017 through the Hamilton in France program. Hawkins will study in Germany for the 2016-17 academic year through the Tufts-in-Tübingen program.  More ...

Louisa Stone '17 with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.)
A Voice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Louisa Stone’s ’17 internship this summer combined her passion for social justice with her goal of pursuing a career in public policy and legislation. Stone, a government major, worked for SurvJustice, a non-profit organization in Washington, D.C. that helps survivors of sexual violence to find justice through legal assistance, policy advocacy, and institutional training. Her internship is funded through the Career Center and made possible by Daniel Fielding ’07.  More ...

Martina Brave '17 with Dr. Antonio Di Cristofano at an Albert Einstein SURP poster session.
Martina Brave ’17 Researches Thyroid Cancer

In 2016, the American Cancer Association expects 62,450 new cases of thyroid cancer with approximately 2,000 deaths. Although anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is fairly rare, representing approximately 5% of thyroid cancer, it is also one of the deadliest forms of cancer, with most patients dying within 6 months of diagnosis. Martina Brave’17 got the opportunity this summer to explore the mechanisms behind thyroid cancer, as part of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).   More ...

From left: Professor Adam Van Wynsberghe, David Dacres '18, Kalvin Nash '18, Erin Lewis '18, AB Abera '19 and Rich Pastor '73.
Students Present Work at Undergrad Chemistry Conference

Four Hamilton students presented their computational chemistry research during the 15th Annual Molecular Educational Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistRY (MERCURY) conference. The conference was held at Bucknell University July 21-23.  More ...

Orientation leaders greet families arriving on the Hill.
They're Here.....

Members of Hamilton’s Class of 2020 are on campus, registered, moved in and unpacked. After Opening Ceremonies on the football field and First Night Dinner, the newest students are now preparing to go on their Orientation Adventure trips. Here’s a look at the Class of ’20’s first day on the Hill.  More ...

New Faculty Appointed for 2016-17

Margaret Gentry, interim vice president, academic affairs and dean of faculty, announced the appointment of new faculty for the 2016-17 academic year, including nine tenure-track appointments, 17 visiting professors and instructors, five lecturers and two teaching fellows.  More ...

Welcome to Hamilton College’s Class of 2020!

Hamilton College welcomes the 475 members of its Class of 2020 on Tuesday, Aug. 16, for nine days of Orientation.  Twenty-three fall transfer students and 40 members of the Class of  ’20 who will start in January will also be on campus. Christina Naston ’20 will take over the College's Twitter page. Meet the newest Hamiltonians through her videos and photos. Classes will begin on Thursday, Aug. 25.  More ...

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