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How College Works
The Chronicle "Book Club" Features How College Works

How College Works, a book co-authored by the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology Daniel Chambliss, continues to receive attention in the national media, this time as a Chronicle of Higher Education “Book Club” selection. Chambliss, along with his co-author and former student Christopher Takacs ’05, will initiate discussions of the book’s chapters by supplying weekly entries on the publication’s site for six weeks. They will also be tweeting with the hashtag #ChronBooks.  More ...

Meredith Garner '15 and Lisbeth DaBramo '15
Courtney Smith ’86, P’16 Hosts Hamilton Interns in W.V.

Courtney Smith ’86, P’16 has created several internship opportunities for Hamilton students this summer through the Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation in Lewisburg, W.V. As the executive director of the foundation, Smith contacted local nonprofits to see if any of the organizations would be interested in taking on summer interns. Several offered to host interns and Meredith Garner ’15, Liz DaBramo ’15, and Medjine Lucien ’16— were selected.   More ...

Chemistry Students Present at MERCURY Conference

Patrick Marris ’16, Mia Kang ’17 and Richard Wenner ’17 presented the results of their summer research projects during the 13th annual Molecular Educational Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistRY (MERCURY) conference. The conference was held July 24-26 at Bucknell University.  More ...

Dima Kaigadorov '16 in the office at his internhip at IOS partners.
Dima Kaigorodov ’16 Interns With IOS Partners

Dima Kaigorodov '16 is one of a long list of students who have interned or are currently working with IOS Partners including Amy Marchesi ’13, Eric Boole ’13, Fletcher Wright, Jimmy Nguyen ’14, Emily Rivera ’16, Meg Alexander ’15 and Adi Fracchia ’14. Katie McGuire ’11 started as an intern in the summer of 2010 and subsequently joined the company and started the Washington intern program.   More ...

Dan Hurwitz '10
Dan Hurwitz Produces Latest New York Comedy Show

Dan Hurwitz ’10, is co-creator of one of newest independently run comedy show in New York City: “Live @ the Apt.” Recently featured in the New York Times, “Live @ the Apt” is a comedy show that is hosted in Hurwitz’s apartment. The informal atmosphere has resonated with the audience and performers alike --  Hurwitz has had to rent larger venues to accommodate the increasing crowds. His show has booked comedians such as Zamata of “Saturday Night Live” and Dan Soder of MTV’s “Guy Code.”  More ...

Writing Center
Record-Breaking Support Marks 2013-14 Fundraising Year

Hamilton has closed the books on another successful fundraising year, breaking several records in the process. Total contributions surpassed $25 million for the fifth time in the college's history. The Annual Fund reached a new height with more than $6.81 million in gifts, up from $6.6 million last year, and the total number of donors to the college, 11,089, was the highest in Hamilton's history.  More ...

Sarah Damaske '99
Sarah Damaske Recognized for Work on Class and Gender

Sarah Damaske '99, received public recognition for her book, For the Family? How Class and Gender Shape Women's Work, in articles in the New York Times and other media outlets. Recently, Sarah continued her research on work and family by exploring the differences in stress levels at home and at work.  More ...

Kenneth Harris '82
Alumni Twin Brothers Expand Chicago law firm

Alumni twin lawyers Kenneth '82 and Robert '82 Harris have formed a new Chicago law firm Harris Winick Harris LLP.  Robert is the co-founder who focuses on a wide variety of complex construction and commercial litigation for public and private companies and prominent individuals. Kenneth is spearheading the new tax division to provide counsel to clients in both tax controversy and tax planning matters.  More ...

Jake London '14
Jake London ’14 Starts Strong as Campaign Manager for N.H. Race

Hamilton students are known for their leadership potential, whether in the classroom, on the field, or in the organizations they manage. Like many graduates, government major Jake London ’14 is translating the leadership skills he learned at the College into a promising career path. After starting early this summer London is serving as campaign manager for New Hampshire state senate candidate Chris Muns, hitting the ground running as he explores a long-term career in political organizing.

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Hamilton Hosts STAFF Conference

Attended by 170 individuals from 52 colleges and universities, the Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals Conference, referred to as STAFF, was held for the second year on the Hamilton campus, from July 14-16.  More ...

Max Schnidman '14
Schnidman ’14 to Enter the FDIC’s Research Fellows Program

Max Schnidman’s ’14 academic and extracurricular pursuits during his Hamilton tenure demonstrate a fascination with economic research: he participated in the annual Fed Challenge; he interned for the Department of State's Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs as part of Hamilton’s Washington D.C. Program; and finally, he culminated his academic career by writing senior theses on the philosophy of economics and another on the economics of happiness. Fittingly, Schnidman will join the Research Fellows Program at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to work as an economic assistant this August.  More ...

Cowles '09 captures three national rowing titles

Hamilton College men's crew alum Willy Cowles '09 (Farmington, Conn.) collected national titles in all three races he competed in at the 2014 USRowing National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., on June 27.  More ...

Corinne Bancroft '10 and Peter Rabinowitz
Style Issue on New Curricular Model by Peter Rabinowitz, Corinne Bancroft ’10

Style has devoted a special issue (Volume 48/1) to recent pedagogical work by Peter J. Rabinowitz and Corinne Bancroft ’10. Rabinowitz is  the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature. The issue begins with Rabinowitz and Bancroft’s “Euclid at the Core: Recentering Literary Education.”  More ...

Lauren Lanzotti '14
Lauren Lanzotti ’14 Launches Career at Rosco Laboratories

As a double concentrator in theatre and comparative literature, Lauren Lanzotti ’14 was a committed student, but her college experience involved much more than in-classroom study. Her four years at Hamilton helped her discover new passions, develop valuable skills, and launch an exciting career in the theater production business.  Lanzotti will work as a new product sales representative at Rosco Laboratories, a theatrical supply company based in Stamford, Conn.  More ...

Jessica Moulite '14
Moulite ’14 to Attend USC’s Annenberg School

Jessica Moulite ’14 has always been interested in journalism. She’s drawn to the concept of using media as a platform to contact and connect a group of people. In the fall, Moulite is one step closer to her dream as she enrolls in the University of Southern California’s prestigious Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.  More ...

The audience listens to Jim Memmott '64 present the Half-Century Class Annalist Letter at the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association.
Reunions 2014 a Fond Memory

Alumni returned to the Hill and were greeted by sunny skies and seasonal temperatures for Reunions 2014 on June 5-8.  A total of 1148 alumni and their guests enjoyed catching up with classmates, attending class dinners, touring campus and sitting in on numerous Alumni Colleges. Members of the Class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion and heard the presentation of the Half-Century Annalist Letter by Jim Memmott ’64.  More ...

Progress on the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts on June 9.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Nears Completion

Although the school year has ended, the campus is still bustling with activity. In particular, it’s hard to miss the some 120 people working on the new Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, which will be opening its doors this fall. The building is in its final stages of construction, representing over 13 years of planning and millions of dollars in donations and serving as a beacon for the arts on the Hill. The Kennedy Center, positioned directly  across College Hill Road from the Wellin Art Museum, will offer students and faculty incredible spaces in which to create, teach and  perform.  More ...

Welcome Back! 2014 Reunions Set to Begin

Hamilton will welcome back more than 1000 alumni and their guests when it hosts the college’s annual Reunion Weekend, this year on Thursday-Sunday, June 5-8.  A special welcome goes to members of the class of 1964 who will be celebrating their 50th reunion.  Highlights this year include the Minor Theater Festival marking the close of Minor Theater, the annual meeting of the Alumni Association and presentation of the Half-Century Annalist Letter by Jim Memmott ’64.  More ...

Felipe Garcia '14 and Lily.
Talk to the Animals

Felipe Garcia’s interest in animals took a more serious turn as he prepared to begin college.  Garcia has long been passionate about animals, spending his summers working at Jungle Island, an interactive zoo located in Miami, Fla. During the summers of his sophomore and junior years at Hamilton Garcia attended the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medicine Program for undergraduates.  More ...

Jo Pitkin K ’78 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist

Jo Pitkin, Kirkland class of 1978, has received recognition for her anthology Lost Orchard: Prose and Poetry from the Kirkland College Community. The Next Generation Indie Book Awards committee has selected Pitkin’s work as a finalist in the 2014 Anthology category. As the editor, Pitkin has selected and curated many poems, short stories, novel excerpts, creative nonfiction essays, and one-act plays by Kirkland College alumnae, faculty, and administration.  More ...

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