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Aaron Astor '95 with Hamilton's Alternative Spring Break group in Tennessee.
Aaron Astor '95 Educates ASB Group on Tennessee History

Aaron Astor ’95, an associate professor of history at Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn., shared his knowledge of the Civil War in Tennessee with a group of Hamilton students volunteering at the Cumberland Trail for their Alternative Spring Break trip on March 24.  More ...

Kristine Oren '14
Kristine Oren ’14 Interns at Department of Justice

The American public frequently hears about corruption among politicians. This summer, Kristine Oren ’14 was an intern at the Department of Justice (DOJ), helping in their efforts to crack down on those offenses. With support from the Katharine Eckman ’09 Fund, she is interning with the Public Integrity Section of the DOJ, which prosecutes crime among public officials.  More ...

John Freyer '95 describes to the Chapel audience the path his possessions took after he sold them.
Inanimate Objects and the Stories They Tell

Most people would not devote much time or energy into thinking about a bookshelf. For John Freyer ’95, however, this was not the case. Members of the Hamilton community gathered in the Chapel on Sept. 24 to hear Freyer, an assistant professor of photography at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, discuss his passionate fascination of objects and how they define who we are as individuals.  More ...

Knute Gailor '13
Gailor ’13 Finds Sense of Purpose as Department of Justice Intern

Given that both of his parents are practicing attorneys, it’s no wonder that Knute Gailor ’13 has had an interest in law since his childhood. Gailor began his first hands-on exploration of law-related career fields this past year by interning at the Public Integrity Section (PIN) of the Department of Justice while participating in Hamilton’s Washington, D.C. Program. He decided to continue his internship into the summer because he believes that “ensuring that nobody is above the law is … admirable and important work.”  More ...

Amy Soenksen '13
Soenksen ’13 Gets Taste of Legal Work at Justice Department

Amy Soenksen ’13 spent the spring semester interning and studying in the Capitol as a participant in Hamilton’s Washington D.C. Program.  When the academic year came to an end, she wasn’t quite ready to head back home to the West Coast. After hearing positive feedback about U.S. Department of Justice internships from three fellow Hamilton students, Soenksen decided to apply in the hopes of getting a taste of legal work on the federal level.  More ...

Aaron Astor '95 Publishes “Rebels on the Border”

Louisiana State University Press has published Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation, and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri by Aaron Astor '95. The book focuses on the border states Kentucky and Missouri and places them in context of local, southern, and national politics. It examines how they formalized the previous resistance to slavery, even as new black citizenship and voting rights triggered a violent white reaction and a new definition of white identity.  More ...

Cynthia Mondesir '95, center, talks with the audience after her lecture.
Cynthia Mondesir '95 Describes Journey From Hamilton to Alaska

Cynthia Mondesir '75, a pediatrician in Bethel, Alaska, returned to the Hill on Oct. 24 to describe the life journey that took her from Brooklyn to Haiti to Hamilton and finally Alaska.  More ...

Aaron Astor '95 Teaches Civil War Course

The Knoxville News-Sentinel reports that Aaron Astor '95 taught a special Civil War history class at Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn. This is an experiential learning class for 11 sophomores and juniors during a three week "J-term." They travel to see where battles and other war-related events took place.  More ...

Lisa Hoskey '95
Lisa Hoskey '95 Director of Ithaca Student Financial Services

Lisa Hoskey '95 has been named director of Student Financial Services at Itacha College. Her responsibilities will include directing and managing state, federal and college financial aid programs, student account services and financial services for students and families. The appointment is effective March 7.  More ...

Hunter Chamberlin '95 Wins Florida State House District 58 Primary
Hunter Chamberlin '95 is running for a seat in the Florida State House of Representatives.  Since Michael Scionti, D-Tampa, declared on Dec. 7, 2009 that he was taking a job with the Obama administration, a special election is needed to fill the vacated seat.  Hunter defeated his Republican opponent, businesswoman Jackie Rojas-Quinones, in the January 26 primary, and will now take on his Democratic rival, Janet R. Cruz, in the general election to be held on February 23.  Florida’s District 58 has more than 34,000 registered Democrats and just over 14,000 Republicans.    More ...