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August 2016

inaugurationA Big Save the Date

David Wippman's inauguration as Hamilton’s 20th president will take place on Oct. 8 as part of Family Weekend and Fallcoming. More ...


Newest Members of our Hamily

The Class of ’20 arrived to a raucous welcome on Aug. 16, then prepared for nine days of Orientation activities. See photos and videos ...
 

new fieldsHome-Field Advantage

The baseball and softball teams will host games on new turf diamonds, while soccer will enjoy new practice fields and cross country will compete on a renovated course. More ...
 

InzerHot Topics

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Aid Monica Inzer took part in a media roundtable to discuss the revamped SAT, new college-application platform, financial aid and other issues. More ...
 

Hamilton signFour Faculty Promoted

Heather Buchman (music), Stephen Ellingson (sociology), Ella Gant (art) and Chaise LaDousa (anthropology) join the ranks of full professors. More ...
 

fitnessAerobic Analysis

The vertebrate physiology teaching lab now offers students a high-tech approach to studying aerobic fitness. More ...
 

welcomeNew Teacher-Scholars

Nine tenure-track faculty in Chemistry, Government, Literature & Creative Writing, Physics and Psychology are among 34 newcomers this fall. More ...
 

Burdick and HawkinsTwo Awarded Gilman Scholarships

Toni Burdick ’18 will study in Senegal and France, while Deasia Hawkins ’18 travels to Germany. More ...

   

Play it Again, Monk

Having attracted more than 9,000 students to his first offering of Jazz: the Music, the Stories, the Players, Monk Rowe will again offer this free six-week online program beginning on Sept. 6 via the edX platform. More ...
 

CundenHamilton’s Mr. Roboto

Steve Cunden ’18 teamed with an alumna (Mary Bernardine Dias ’98) and a robot (Baxter) at Carnegie Mellon's TechBridgeWorld lab. More ...
 

Wellin Museum Presents Senses of Time

Senses of Time: Video and Film-Based Works of Africa – on view from Sept. 10 to Dec. 11 at the Wellin Museum of Art – explores how time is experienced and produced by the human body. ‚ÄčMore ...

President David Wippman speaks to students and their family in the Scott Field House during orientation.
President David Wippman speaks to new students and their families in the Scott Field House during orientation.

Watch Convocation Ceremony Live Aug. 24 at 4:30 p.m.

Watch the convocation ceremony opening Hamilton’s 205th academic year on Aug. 24. Members of the administration will welcome students and new faculty, and academic achievement prizes will be awarded to students. 

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Government Sam Rosenfeld was interviewed on two CTV News broadcasts about the Republican National Convention. CTV is Canada’s most-watched television network.
  • As a guest on WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, Government Professor Philip Klinkner discussed the Republican National Convention.
  • The Washington Post published an analysis of a 2016 Levitt poll conducted by Government Professor Sharon Rivera and student researchers that confirmed Russian elites’ anti-American sentiment.

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