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Celine Geiger '04
Celine Geiger '04 Writes “Being Human” Episode

Celine Geiger '04 has written her first full episode for NBC Universal's Syfy channel's series Being Human. The series is an adaptation of the British show of the same name and focuses on three roommates—a werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost—who attempt to lead normal human lives in Boston.  More ...

Hysell '04 at Beat Generation Symposium at Columbia College in Chicago, Oct. 2008
Julia Hysell '04 To Hold Workshop on the Work of Kerouac and Snyder

Julia Hysell '04, a library assistant at Teton County Library in Jackson, WY, will be hosting a two-evening workshop titled "Gary Snyder, Dharma Bums & the Coming Revolution" on Feb. 6 and March 5. Hysell researched the influence of Buddhist scripture and poetry on Jack Kerouac's book The Dharma Bums for her senior thesis under Walcott-Bartlett Professor of Religion Jay G. Williams '54 and Bates and Benjamin Professor of Classical and Religious Studies Richard Seager while she was at Hamilton. She is currently working on a manuscript for a book chronicling her literary exploration of The Dharma Bums. Her research has extended over nearly ten years as she "started digging and started to find the real people behind the characters and the real places behind the spots used in the book."  More ...

Program in Washington students with Ketura Brown '04 at the State Department.
Washington Program Visits State Department

Students in the Semester in Washington Program visited the Department of State, hosted by Foreign Service Officer Ketura Brown ’04 on Dec. 7.  Brown discussed careers in the foreign service and her own journey from Hamilton College, where she participated in the Semester in Washington Program, to the Carter Center at Emory University to the Fletcher School of Tufts University to the State Department.  More ...

Students in Hamilton's Program in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, left.
Beyond Books, DC Program Students Enjoy Many Opportunities

Students in the Semester in Washington Program met with U.S. Representative Richard Hanna of New York’s 24th District on Oct. 12. Rep. Hanna fielded a variety of questions from the group about his experiences as a new member of the House of Representatives and about the issues confronting the 112th Congress.  More ...

Matthew Zeller '04 to Run for Congress in Special Election
Matthew Zeller '04 is the Democrat’s choice to run in a special election in the 29th Congressional District. The election will replace the seat of Democrat Eric Massa who resigned in March. If such an election is called, Zeller will run against Republican Tom Reed, the former mayor of Corning. More ...
Ketura Brown '04 Featured Speaker at Scholarship Banquet
Ketura Brown '04 will deliver the keynote address at the Robert Garrett Scholarship Banquet on April 18 at the Holiday Inn in New Hartford, New York. Brown, a recipient of the scholarship when she was a student at Hamilton, is currently finishing her first year of graduate studies at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. There she is focusing on security studies, conflict management and humanitarian affairs. More ...
Ned Walker '62, Max Currier '10 and Matthew Zeller '04.
Former U.S. Ambassador Walker '62, Zeller '04 and Currier '10 to Discuss Afghanistan

Hamilton College will host a panel discussion, “The Way Forward in Afghanistan,” on Monday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the Kirner-Johnson Auditorium. Panelists will include former U.S. Ambassador and Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory Ned Walker ’62, First Lieutenant Matthew Zeller ‘04, and Hamilton student Max Currier ‘10. The discussion is free and open to the public.  More ...

Ned Walker '62, Max Currier '10 and Lieutenant Matthew C. Zeller '04.
Ned Walker '62 Lends Expertise to Max Currier's '10 Afghanistan Research

Max Currier ’10 is looking for a way to increase the effectiveness of political restructuring in Afghanistan – as long as it works, and works well. He supports Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs), joint civil-military teams designed to extend the Afghan Central Government from Kabul (the capital) to Afghanistan’s 32 provinces. His goal this summer is to examine the role and efficacy of PRTs in Afghanistan.  More ...

Ann Owen
Owen and You '04 Publish in Review of Development Economics
Associate Professor of Economics Ann Owen and Rongling You '04 published "Growth, attitudes towards women, and women's welfare," in the February issue of Review of Development Economics. Using a large cross-section of countries, this research provides evidence that as per capita income rises within a country, attitudes towards women become more progressive. This paper also demonstrates the importance of progressive attitudes towards women in generating growth and shows the existence of a gender-equity poverty trap when people do not devote enough resources to educating women. More ...
Jennifer Sunderlin '04
Sunderlin '04 Named to Girl Scouts Board
Jennifer Sunderlin '04 was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York. Sunderlin graduated with a double major in Government and Theatre. At Hamilton, she was a member of Gamma Xi and Special K. After graduation, she attended Albany Law School of Union University and earned her Juris Doctor in 2007. More ...
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