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Psi U Career Weekend Supports Career Center Goals

Dozens of Psi Upsilon alumni returned to campus on Friday, Nov. 13, to spend that night and all day Saturday working with 30-40 current Hamilton undergraduate members to help prepare them in their pursuit of internships and full time jobs. Indicative of the five-year-old program’s success, 40 out of 44 undergraduate members had jobs or internships before commencement last year. Eight of this year's 11 seniors have already secured jobs after graduation.  More ...

Phyllis Breland '80
Breland ’80 Interviewed by Insight Into Diversity

Phyllis Breland ’80, director of Opportunity Programs and interim director of Diversity and Inclusion at Hamilton College, was featured in “Avoiding Burnout: How 10 CDOs Balance Work with Life” in Insight Into Diversity magazine. Breland is an Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity (HEOP) graduate of Hamilton.  More ...

Program in Washington, D.C. Group Meets With Mike Castle ’61

Hamilton’s Program in Washington, D.C. recently met former six-term Delaware Congressman Mike Castle ’61 at his DC office of DLA Piper. DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries. Castle also served as Delaware’s governor for two terms.  More ...

John L. Murad, Jr. '80, P'19 Selected for Super Lawyers

John L. Murad, Jr. ’80, P’19 has been selected for Upstate New York’s Super Lawyers in 2015 for the seventh time since 2007. This service names lawyers in the top 5% of the field who are chosen by a process of peer nominations and evaluations in addition to independent research.  More ...

Levitt Center innovator-in-residence Cyrus Boga '90 directs a workshop for students.
Levitt Center Innovator-in-Residence Teaches Social Entrepreneurship Skills

Cyrus Boga ’90, an expert in social entrepreneurship, recently returned to the Hill as a Levitt Center Innovator-in-Residence to hold workshops and meet with students. Boga is the CEO and founder of Novamaya, an education startup serving college students, and the CEO of Campus Properties LLC, a venture offering student housing solutions. He also has experience in investment banking, corporate finance and running a successful social enterprise.  More ...

Michael Klosson '71
Michael Klosson ’71 Presents “The Humanitarian Imperative”

“I’m here to talk about the humanitarian imperative, which is the imperative to save lives. My team is constantly thinking, how can we help people? What can we be doing better?” began Michael Klosson ’71, vice president of policy and humanitarian response for Save the Children in his Nov. 12 lecture. The lecture, titled “The Humanitarian Imperative: Is the World Failing the Most Vulnerable? What's to be Done?” was an overview of Klosson’s work with Save the Children and of modern humanitarianism.  More ...

Wenxi Li ’10, Knute Gailor, ’13, Marc Elias ’90, George Baker ‘74
Elihu Root Society Holds D.C. Event

On November 9, The Elihu Root Society held it most recent event; the inaugural lecture for Washington D.C. This event was hosted by George Baker ’74 and featured Marc Elias ’90 as the lecture speaker. Elias is currently the chair of Perkins Coie’s Political Law practice and is serving as the general counsel for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.  More ...

Former TIME journalist Barry Seaman '67 speaks in the Red Pit.
Author, Former TIME Editor Barrett Seaman ’67 on Modern Journalism

Author and former TIME journalist Barrett Seaman ’67 returned to Hamilton on Nov. 9 to discuss the role of journalism in modern society and the tendency of people today to cluster with other like-minded individuals. With the rise of accessible technology, this clustering has the consequence of making moderate and unbiased news a less valuable commodity. Seaman was the third guest in the SpecSpeak  journalism series.  More ...

Successful Installments by Hamilton Alumni Real Estate Group

The Hamilton Alumni in Real Estate group (HARE) has had successful installments in the metro New York City area, including their inaugural event in 2014 and the NESCAC Real Estate Association inaugural event. In addition to these events, members have come back to the Hill to mentor students on career opportunities in the real estate field.  More ...

Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Henry Allen '63 speaks in the Kennedy Aud.
The Abandoned Art of Journalism

The uneven cadence of fingers on a keyboard is almost background music in residence halls and academic buildings on campus. It could have been yesterday, when Lucas Phillips ’16, editor-in-chief of the campus’ newspaper, The Spectator, checked his email for contributions by his staff; or it may have been more than five decades before, when Henry Allen ’63 sat in his Kirkland Dormitory bedroom completing homework on his typewriter.  More ...

Hamilton's Fall 2015 Program in New York City students at Lincoln Center.
Program in NYC Group Enjoys Philharmonic Performance

The Hamilton Program in New York City cohort attended the evening performance of the New York Philharmonic at the newly renamed David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center on Sept. 30. The Philharmonic Orchestra was conducted by Alan Gilbert, who began his tenure as the NYP music director in 2009 and is the first native New Yorker to hold the post.  More ...

Associated Press Senior Vice President Jim Kennedy speaks at Hamilton as his daughters Liz Kennedy '05 and Meredith Kennedy '09 look on.
Kennedy Family Illustrates News Media Changes Over Last Decade

In “The News and Information Future: It’s Not All Pandas and Puppies!” one family showed just how much the news media has changed not only between two generations but in the past decade. The Oct. 29 lecture was the first Spectator’s three-part journalism series, “SpecSpeak.”  More ...

Matias '12 to compete in Olympics as Angolan rower

Former Hamilton College men's rower André Matias '12 will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with Angola's rowing team.  More ...

Family Weekend 2015 - A Look Back

Students and their families reunited for Hamilton’s annual Family Weekend on Oct. 22-25.  More than 1,100 visitors enjoyed a host of activities from poster sessions on summer research to athletic contests, poetry reading and performances.  More ...

Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18 speaks with students after his lecture at Hamilton.
Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18 Reflects on the Role of Lawyers

Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18, a managing partner of Bracewell & Giuliani, was a trial and appellate attorney during Rudolph Giuliani’s mayoral administration (1993-2001). During his administration, Giuliani had exceptional goals to transform the character of New York City. In his Hamilton lecture on Oct. 22 Connolly spoke about three major Giuliani projects: merging police departments within the city, increasing property values through zoning laws, and eradicating consent decrees.  More ...

Exhibition Includes Prints by Alumna and Faculty

Prints by Amy Buchholz ’80 and Professors of Art Bruce Muirhead and William Salzillo are on display in the Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA) centennial exhibition at The Art Students League of New York.  More ...

Levitt Center and science poster sessions will take place on Friday.
Family Weekend is Oct. 22-25

Hamilton’s Family Weekend will take place on campus from Oct. 22-25 with 1,100 family members and friends expected for the annual event. Families can attend Hamilton classes, enjoy music and dance performances or cheer on the Continentals at athletic contests.  More ...

President Joan Hinde Stewart
President Stewart to Receive Bell Ringer Award

Hamilton President Joan Hinde Stewart will be honored with the Alumni Council’s Bell Ringer Award at Reunions ’16. The Bell Ringer Award is presented each year in recognition of contributions made to the College, its alumni and the community. President Stewart will retire from Hamilton at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.  More ...

Hamilton Program in New York City students with George Mack '92 at Barclays.
NYC Program Students Meet with George Mack '92

George Mack ’92, managing director of the Barclays Global Restructuring and Finance Group, recently hosted students from the Hamilton Program in New York City to talk about his experiences in the finance industry as well as encourage some debate about current political and financial issues.  More ...

TEDx student organizers Samantha Benevelli '18 and Chidera Onyeoziri '18 introduce the speakers.
Hamilton's First TEDx Explores Creativity

The goal of the first TEDx talk at Hamilton College, sponsored by the Oral Communication Center and Dean of Faculty’s Office, was to leave the conformity of our everyday lives and return to no-strings attached inquisitive nature of youth in order to achieve uninhibited curiosity and creativity.  More ...