June 7, 2010
Over the course of Reunions ’10 Weekend, the speakers at the 30+ Alumni College events informed alumni on a wide variety of topics, ranging from the most pressing concerns on an international scale to the history and current debates of Hamilton itself. Nine such events, described below, focused on the current state of American healthcare, Hamilton during the Vietnam War, an alumna's rise to prominence in the world of NASCAR, writing and fine arts as career paths, political engagement in current and recent generations, investment strategies and the challenges of entrepreneurship. More ...
May 6, 2010
“I don’t feel worthy of speaking to an economics class. I was a history major,” began CBS 60 Minutes
producer and Hamilton alumnus Andrew Metz ’91. Formerly a reporter with Newsday
covering the Middle East, Metz shared his experiences and observations on the region in Professor of Economics Erol Balkan’s Political Economics of the Middle East class on Tuesday, May 5. More ...
February 2, 2010
Leaders of The Young People’s Project at Hamilton College met with Omo Moses, co-founder of the national non-profit organization, in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 22. They gathered to discuss the success of the site at Hamilton College and develop a model that would allow the success to be repeated at other colleges and universities nationwide. More ...
September 22, 2009
An opinion piece titled “Students take part in community-based learning courses”
and written by Levitt Center Associate Director of Community Research Judith Owens-Manley appeared in the Utica Observer-Dispatch
on Sunday, Sept. 5. In a follow-up opinion piece titled “College students prove tremendous asset to area” that appeared in the Observer-Dispatch
, a former Utica-based Americorps VISTA worker wrote about Hamilton alumna volunteer Haley Reimbold '06. More ...
Alumni News and Notes
August 5, 2009
Bravo TV recently announced the names of seventeen gourmets who will vie for the title of “Top Chef” on Top Chef: Las Vegas
, the sixth and yet most sinful season of the cable network’s popular culinary reality show. Among the contestants is Ashley Merriman ’98
, who brings years of restaurant experience in New York City and Seattle, Wash., to the chopping block. More ...
Alumni News and Notes
July 9, 2009
Eco-friendly bangles, enterprising it-girls, chaussuriers-on-the-make, and gourmet cupcakes on wheels. Jenna Fain '09 has covered it all, with flair. She is assistant editor of The Supermelon
, an online publication that compiles the latest trends in international fashion, art, music and travel. More ...
July 7, 2009
John L. Murad Jr. '80, a partner with the Syracuse law firm Hancock & Estabrook LLP, has been appointed to the State University of New York Board of Trustees. SUNY is the nation's largest public university system. Murad was nominated for the position by Gov. David Paterson, and his nomination was confirmed by the New York State Senate June 3. More ...