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May 2015
 

Class and Charter DayCelebrating Success

The 65th Class & Charter Day was a time to honor students and faculty for their achievements and hear film financier John Hadity ’83 talk about “The Underrated Element of Surprise.” More ...


MorrisFrom Minor Theater to Morris House

Hamilton's newest student residence will be named in honor of trustee Robert Morris ’76, P’16,’17 and his wife, Mary Helen, who provided leadership funding. More ...


SmallenA Focus on Online Pedagogy

Hamilton, Colgate, Davidson and Wellesley have formed a consortium focused on online teaching and learning in the liberal arts. More ...


libraryAdirondack Library Finds a Home at Hamilton

The John Quinn and Jeanne Robert Foster Library has become part of Hamilton’s Special Collections. Quinn and Foster were close friends with poet Ezra Pound, Class of 1905. More ...


DineenChief Investment Officer Appointed

Anne Dinneen, director of investments since 2004 at the James Irvine Foundation in San Francisco, will manage Hamilton’s $922 million endowment and planned giving assets. More ...


HBXTaking Care of Business

Hamilton will team with HBX, Harvard Business School’s online education initiative, to provide additional benefits for students taking its non-credit Credential of Readiness (CORe) program. More ...


three-minute thesisSuccinct. Concise. Terse.

Fifteen seniors presented their theses in 90 seconds or less at the inaugural Three Minute Thesis competition. Watch videos of their presentations on Youtube. More ...
 


Off to Travel the World

Members of the Class of 2015 will be off to Malaysia, Thailand, India, China and Germany as the recipients of Watson, Fulbright and Critical Language fellowships and scholarships. More ...

And Don’t Miss…

Catch the live webcast of Hamilton’s Baccalaureate (May 23, 3 p.m.) and Commencement (May 24, 10:30 a.m.) ceremonies.
 

There’s still time to register for Reunions ’15, June 4-7. See who's attending and remind a friend now.

History Professor Maurice Isserman reviewed Bryan Burrough’s Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence in the May 3 New York Times Sunday Book Review.

Professor of English Doran Larson recently discussed the importance of prisoner education on To the Point, a Public Radio International-hosted program.

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