Alumni News & Notes
February 8, 2012
David Palmer '56 has recently posted an essay titled "Rituals and Symbols" on his blog Cosmoticks. Palmer's thoughts and questions are the result of his study of the works of Carl G. Jung, which he first encountered at Vanderbilt Divinity School in 1987. His essay explores the nature of adolescence, the relationship between love and power, and the relation of God to the self:
June 6, 2011
Over the course of Reunions ’11 Weekend, speakers at 30 Alumni College events informed the more than 1,000 returning alumni and guests on a wide variety of topics, ranging from urban redevelopment to food allergies to healthcare to sustainable investments. Here are brief reports on six of those sessions.
December 14, 2010
Members of the Young People’s Project hosted the third semi-annual “Math Bash” on Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Annex.
October 26, 2010
Robert Moses ’56 gave a lecture titled “Quality Public Education as a Constitutional Right” as part of the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center’s Inequality and Equity Program on Oct. 25 in the Chapel.
Schedule Equals Diversity Offered in 2009-10
August 25, 2010
During the last academic year, Hamilton brought approximately 175 speakers
to campus, from a former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission to an award-winning journalist to a Fortune 500 CEO. They presented on myriad topics, from set design to federal budgeting. As a new academic year begins, a review of some of the past visitors and a look at those who will be on campus this year
highlight the diversity of disciplines, views and interests represented on campus as well as the opportunities afforded our students and our community. More ...
August 27, 2009
Born in Harlem, educated at Hamilton then Harvard, civil rights leader Dr. Robert P. Moses’ life is an inspirational story in the style of 19th century Horatio Alger novels. He graduated from Hamilton in 1956 and founded The Algebra Project (AP) in 1982 as a means to advance public school education, especially in mathematics, for every child. He and the people at The Algebra Project feel that every child is entitled to a proper education in order to succeed in an increasingly technology-based society. More ...