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November 2012


Richardson, Rupprecht and Wagner Remembered

Members of the Kirkland and Hamilton community are mourning the deaths of Comfort Richardson, professor of physical education emeritus, who pioneered women’s athletics on the Hill; Fred Wagner, professor of English emeritus, the first recipient of the Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professorship; and Carol Rupprecht, professor of comparative literature emeritus, who taught on College Hill for 33 years, first as a member of the Kirkland College faculty and later at Hamilton.

 

Hamilton Second in Fed Challenge

A team of economics students took second place in the annual Fed Challenge in New York City. Hamilton's best finish to date in the competition, inspired by the working of the Federal Open Market Committee, came against such schools as Cornell, NYU, Pace and Rutgers. More ...

 

Hill Aids Hurricane Relief

Led by Sandhya Rao ’15, a number of College organizations are raising money for the Union Beach (N.J.) Disaster Relief Fund, which will aid victims of Hurricane Sandy in the small beachfront town near Rao’s home. More …

 

College Has $275M Regional Impact

A recent analysis by the Center for Governmental Research finds that Hamilton generated $275 million in economic activity in the Mohawk Valley in 2011. More …

 

NPR Quotes Klinkner on how GOP Regroups

Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Professor of Government, is quoted extensively in a National Public Radio website article addressing how the GOP might react in the wake of this month’s national elections. More …

 

Honors for On the Hill

On the Hill: A Bicentennial History of Hamilton College, by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman, is now the winner of a third major award. With more than 1,000 copies already sold, On the Hill remains available through the College Bookstore. More …

 

Ten Join Phi Beta Kappa

Ten Hamilton seniors have been elected to the Epsilon chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. More …

 

Buchman Conducts Historic Concert

Dressed as Harry Potter, Associate Professor of Music Heather Buchman wielded the wand — er, baton — for a Halloween concert by the Musical Associates of Central New York. It was the first public performance by the successor to the Syracuse Symphony. More …

And Don’t Miss …

Quality Time for Families

The annual Family Weekend draws nearly 1,500 visitors to campus for performances, research presentations, sports, political debates and more. Slide show …

 

Trust Treat: Tasty Tradition

The Newman Council pulls a neat trick for area children. Slide show …

 

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