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Need-Blind Admission 'Speaks Volumes'

Hamilton's recent decision to adopt a need-blind policy in admission despite a still-turbulent economic climate has earned wide praise from national and local media, alumni, parents and friends of the College. The policy means the College will make admission decisions without considering applicants' ability to pay. More ...

Tina Hall

Heinz Prize for Stories goes to Tina Hall

Assistant Professor of English Tina Hall has been named the 2010 winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, one of the nation's most prestigious awards for a book of short stories. Hall's manuscript, The Physics of Imaginary Objects, was selected from a field of nearly 350 entries by the esteemed author and film critic Renata Adler. More ...

Joe Urgo

Dean Urgo Moving to St. Mary's in Md.

Vice President and Dean of Faculty Joe Urgo concludes his four-year Hamilton tenure this summer, traveling south to assume the presidency of St. Mary's College of Maryland — that state's public honors college, with more than 2,000 students — on July 1. Professor of Biology Patrick Reynolds will serve as interim dean of faculty during the 2010-11 academic year. More ...


Kirner-Johnson Gets Green Award

The renovated Kirner-Johnson Building has received Gold certification as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) site, one of several environmental awards recently granted to Hamilton facilities. More ...

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Public Speaking Prizes go to Five

Five students were honored following the College's traditional public speaking competition March 6, addressing topics ranging from the liberal arts to Facebook. More ...


As If You Didn't Already Know This

Just in time for spring, Hamilton's campus was cited as one of the nation's "Most (Overlooked) Beautiful Campuses" by the March 15 Chronicle of Higher Education website. More ...

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Those on Campus Respond to Quake

Though students were busy preparing for the beginning of the spring semester as the Haitian earthquake struck, many quickly reached out to the victims with their time, effort and donations. More ...

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Editor, Hamilton Alumni Review
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