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Fallcoming '06 Held October 13 - 14
Hamilton's annual Fallcoming Weekend will be highlighted by the dedication of the Charlean and Wayland Blood Fitness and Dance Center and the Little Squash Center. Athletic naming donors will gather on Thursday evening, and the weekend begins in earnest on Friday with Alumni Association and Trustee programming. Fallcoming is a traditional time for alumni to reconnect with classmates and friends in our beautiful autumn campus environment. More ...
Alexander Hamilton
"The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton" Draws 300 to New-York Historical Society

About 300 Hamilton alumni and guests attended a New-York Historical Society event featuring historian Richard Brookhiser, Douglas Ambrose, the Sidney Wertimer Associate Professor of History, and Associate Professor of Government Robert Martin on September 26.  “The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton,” took place at the Historical Society’s Manhattan building and was co-hosted by New York University Press. It was part of the New-York Historical Society Series "History and Current Affairs."   More ...

John Hewko '79
John Hewko '79 Addresses U.N. on Social and Economic Development of Least Developed Countries
John Hewko '79, vice president of operations for the Millennium Challenge Corporation, addressed the United Nations on Sept. 18. He spoke at a meeting about social and economic development of least developed countries. Hewko said, "In Monterrey, President Bush announced a path-breaking program, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC. The MCC’s single focus is to provide support to those poor countries which are indeed taking steps to invest in their own people, to promote economic freedom and opportunity, and to encourage accountable and inclusive governance, where individual rights and free expression are respected.

MCC’s mandate is to reduce poverty through sustainable growth. We work with partners whose own performance makes reaching that goal a real possibility. The MCC is already engaged with 23 countries whose policy performance, measured by independent, objective indicators, has made them eligible for MCC funds. Among them are 12 Least Developed Countries."
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Kevin Maynard ’88 Writes for Showtime Series
Kevin Maynard, a member of the Class of 1988, is a lead writer on “Dexter”, a critically acclaimed new series on Showtime about a charismatic serial killer. The show premiers on Sunday, October 1 at 10 p.m. "Dexter" web link on the Showtime site:
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Rebecca Heald '85
Rebecca Heald '85 to Receive National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award
Rebecca Heald '85, a University of California, Berkeley, cell biologist is one of 13
researchers selected this week to receive the 2006 Pioneer Award from the
National Institutes of Health (NIH). The annual award, totaling $2.5 million over five years, is designed to fund "high risk" research with potentially high payoff for human health. 
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Leide Cabral '10
Leide Cabral '10 Contributes Chapter To Book The Case for Twenty-First Century Learning
Leide Cabral '10 contributed a chapter to a new book New Directions for Youth Development: The Case for Twenty-First Century Learning (Jossey-Bass). Cabral wrote about her experiences in the Citizen School program in Boston, which is headed by John Werner '92. Citizen Schools is an after-school program that focuses on hands-on learning apprenticeships and homework help. Cabral, who came to the U.S. from Cape Verde when she was four, wrote: "Before I was able to develop and expand my confidence, thinking and ability at Citizen Schools, I was an underachieving student with unrealized potential -- a common problem plaguing students, schools and families across America." Cabral went on to graduate from Boston Latin School and received a Posse Scholarship to Hamilton. More ...
David H. Shepard
The Sterile Cuckoo, Filmed at Hamilton, to Be Screened
On Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m., The Sterile Cuckoo, filmed on and around the Hamilton campus in the late 1960s and co-written by a Hamilton alumnus, will be screened in Kirner-Johnson Auditorium. The event is part of the F.I.L.M. (Forum for Images and Languages in Motion) series organized by Scott MacDonald, visiting professor in art history. More ...
John Werner '92 Selected as One of Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by Boston Jaycees
John Werner '92, executive director of Citizen Schools in Boston, been selected as one of the 2006 Ten Outstanding Young Leaders (TOYL) awardees by the Boston Jaycees. Citizen Schools is a leading national education initiative that uniquely mobilizes thousands of adult volunteers to help improve student achievement by teaching skill-building apprenticeships after-school. The TOYL Awards will be presented at a black-tie gala on Thursday, September 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston. All are welcome to join in honoring these individuals. Tickets for the awards ceremony dinner are now available. For more information regarding TOYL contact: Alyssa Vanderpool, 2006 President, Boston Jaycees 888-274-8682 x205 or president@bostonjaycees.org; www.bostonjaycees.org/toyl.
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Sigma Phi Society Celebrates 175th Anniversary

Hamilton's first fraternity, the Sigma Phi Society, will celebrate the 175th anniversary of its founding on the Hill in conjunction with the 175th National Convention on September 15 and 16. Of special note is a panel discussion sponsored by the Sigma Phi Education Foundation held in the Chapel on Saturday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend the panel entitled "Hamilton vs. Jefferson - Politics, Personalities and Passions".

A panel of historians will examine the opposing lives and political philosophies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. The panel of experts will be moderated by the Sidney Wertimer Associate Professor of History Doug Ambrose and will be composed of Hamilton Associate Professor of Government Rob Martin, West Point Professor of History Robert McDonald and James Read, an associate professor of political science at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University of Minnesota.   More ...

Paul Lieberstein '89 Associated With Emmy-Winner "The Office"
Paul Lieberstein '89 is associated with the NBC sitcom "The Office," which won an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series on August 27. Lieberstein appears in a periodically recurring role as Toby on the show. He is also a writer and co-producer of several of the show's episodes.
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