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Dennis Walsh '76 Nominated for NLRB by Bush
Dennis Walsh, a 1976 graduate of Hamilton College, has been nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a term expiring in 2004. Walsh has served as a member of the NLRB since his appointment in 2000. More ...
Theatre and Dance Presents Circling Alcestis
The Theatre and Dance Department presents "Circling Alcestis," November 16 - 17, at 8 p.m. in Minor Theater. The production is translated by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz; adapted by Carter Cox '03 and Craig Latrell; directed by Craig Latrell; with lighting design by Bill Burd, and costume design by Amy Svoboda. Tickets are $5/adults, $3/students & seniors. Circling Alcestis is an intercultural adaptation of Euripides' Alcestis, featuring elements of West Sumatran dance, martial arts and music. The production is also the culmination of an Emerson Grant to Carter Cox and Craig Latrell. Seating is limited, please call x4057 to make reservations. More ...
Klinkner's Findings on 2000 Election Ballots
Professor of Government Philip Klinkner reports in USA Today that results of an inquiry into the 2000 election debate reveal errors occurred more in ill-conceived ballot design than in machine glitches. The inquiry also reveals that there was a higher occurrence of error among black voters. Klinkner suggests that black precincts may have had lower- quality machines, or fewer and less helpful poll-workers. While reasons behind a high incidence in error rates amongst black voters is still unclear, some experts recommend that the most cost-effective way to reduce voter error might be voter education. More ...
Hamilton's Loss on Sept. 11
Adam Lewis '87 was one of the many victims of the Sept. 11 tragedy. Lewis, a senior trader at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, was a beloved father to four and a caring husband to wife Patti. A man who cared most for his relationships with friends and family, he will be remembered by friend Stephen Sander as a man who "achieved the American dream." More ...
Josh Simpson '72 on PBS
Hamilton alumnus and glass artist Josh Simpson '72 will be featured in a PBS special, "Where the Earth Meets the Sky: The Glasswork of Josh Simpson," beginning on Nov. 11. Check your local PBS affiliate for schedule. Simpson will also be exhibiting his glass at craft shows in Philadelphia, Washington and New York. More ...
"Political Change and Democracy in Africa"
Dr. Karuti Kanyinga, senior research fellow, Institute for Development Studies,Univ. of Nairobi, Kenya will present a lecture, "Political Change and Democracy in Africa," on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. in KJ Auditorium. As U.S. policy-makers increasingly talk about engineering the creation of a new government in Afghanistan, we can learn much about previous efforts to do the same. Over the last decade, the U.S. has actively pursued an agenda of "promoting democracy and human rights" across Africa. Dr. Kanyinga will address the complexities and contradictions of fundamental political change and the U.S.'s role in it. More ...
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins Lecture on Nov. 15
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, an historian and author of On the Pill, a social history of oral contraception, will present a lecture, "Birth Control and Controlling Birth: Struggles Over Reproductive Rights in the 20th Century," on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. in Kirner-Johnson Auditorium, Hamilton College. The lecture is free and open to the public. More ...
Klinkner Interviewed by USA Today
In a study conducted for USA Today, Hamilton College Government Professor Philip Klinkner found that ballot design and race were the crucial factors in accounting for spoiled ballots in the Florida 2000 election. Klinkner’s analysis finds that when you control for various factors, non-straight ballots (butterfly ballots, two-page ballots, multiple column ballots, etc.) had a spoilage rate of approximately three times that of straight ballots (one page, one column) --2.4% vs. 7.5%. More ...
Jazz Archive Noted in Jazz Times
The November issue of Jazz Times mentions Hamilton's Jazz Archive in Nat Hentoff's column, "Final Chorus." In a column about Jo Jones, Hentoff writes, "Locke spoke of Jo, and his own life in jazz, for the Hamilton College Jazz Archive, directed by Monk Rowe. The Archive's hundreds of oral histories range from Doc Cheatham to Bill Charlap." More ...
Li Meets with U.S. National Committee for Asian Pacific Security
Government Professor Cheng Li spoke to the U.S. National Committee for Asian Pacific Security on Friday. He discussed U.S.-China relations in light of President Bush's recent APEC visit. More ...
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