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Student Lecture About Life on the Appalachian Trail
Hamilton junior Shauna Sweet will give a lecture, "Stories You Tell, and Stories You Don't: Identity on the Appalachian Trail," on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Red Pit (KJ 109). Her research was funded by the Bristol and Schambach Scholars Program, which awards research grants to students who have Bristol or Schambach scholarships. More ...
Thomas Schwarz '66
Tom Schwarz '66 Nominated as Interim President of SUNY-Purchase
Hamilton College Trustee Thomas Schwarz '66, who served as acting president of the College in 1999, has been nominated to serve as interim president of Purchase College of the State University of New York by Robert L. King, SUNY chancellor. SUNY's board of trustees is expected to act on the nomination at its meeting on November 26. More ...
Chambliss Elected Teaching Chair For Medical Sociology of ASA
Daniel Chambliss, Sidney Wertimer Professor of Sociology has been elected to be the teaching chair for medical sociology for the ASA. Chambliss has also been elected to the ASA's Committee on Nominations, which selects the nominees for the major ASA offices, including president, vice-president and governing council. More ...
Brown Bag Will Feature Klinkner
Phil Klinkner, associate professor of government, will be the next speaker in the Kirkland Project Brown Bag series on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at noon in the Red Pit at KJ. His talk is titled "Whose Vote Doesn't Count?: An Analysis of Spoiled Ballots in the Florida 2000 Presidential Election." More ...
Girls Speak Out Conference at Hamilton
Twenty local middle school girls participated in Girls Speak Out: Conference on Individuality and Group Identity, held on Nov. 17 at Hamilton College. The conference was organized by Hamilton Senior Jessica Ambrose, who started a group at Clinton Middle School to give middle school girls a comfortable environment in which they could talk and write about issues important to them. This year she received a grant from the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Central New York to expand the program to other schools. More ...
ITS Portal Conference Taking Place
Summary/Teaser Hamilton College’s Information Technology Services department is participating in a consortium that is discussing the possibility of developing a Web portal product that can be adopted by all campuses involved in the consortium. The initial conference, held on-line, is taking place today from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More ...
Guttman Publishes Poem
Assistant Professor of English Naomi Guttman's poem "Wind" appeared in the November issue of Catskill Mountain Region Guide, a publication of the Catskill Mountain Foundation. The journal is sponsoring a series of publications and readings by teachers and their students. "This Woman's Greatest Love Affair," a poem by Karlen Chase ('00), appears in the same issue. See online:Catskill Mountain Region Guide. More ...
Author, Historian Elizabeth Siegel Watkins Visits Hamilton
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, an historian who teaches at Carnegie Mellon University, was the latest visitor in the Kirkland Project series "Questioning the Body." Author of the critically acclaimed book "On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970" (Johns Hopkins, 1998), Watkins' lecture at Hamilton on November 15 was an overview of struggles about reproductive rights in the U.S. throughout the twentieth century. More ...
Wilson Presents Paper at American Academy of Religion
Thomas Wilson, associate professor of history presented, "Liturgies of Confucian Sacrifice," at the American Academy of Religions Conference on Nov. 17. More ...
Hamilton Follows Suit on SAT
Hamilton College has said that it too will follow the recommendation of University of California President Richard Atkinson to stop requiring its applicants to take the SAT I exam. Debate has ensued between Dr. Atkinson and the president of the College Board, Gaston Caperton, reports the New York Times. Caperton maintains that "When combined, the SAT I and II provided the most accurate statistical snapshot of how a student thought and had performed in school." Dr. Atkinson contends that "The SAT I sends a confusing message...it says that students will be tested on material that is unrelated to what they study in their classes. It says that the grades they achieve can be devalued by a test that is not part of their school curriculum." Atkinson believes the test makes it more difficult for blacks and Hispanics to get into top colleges and "served to draw a rough line between students who had grown up with a rich intellectual home life, and those who had not." More ...
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