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Archaeology Course Research Reveals Tribal Territory Expanse

This summer, a group of nine students, including five Hamilton students Lindsay Buff, Anna Arnn, Petra Elfström, Mariah Walzer, and Grace Berg spent six weeks in the picturesque Slocan Valley, British Columbia, as participants in Hamilton’s archaeology field school led by Nathan Goodale, associate professor of anthropology, and Alissa Nauman.  More ...

Anna Arnn '17
Anna Arnn ’17 Takes to Archaeological Field Work

Anna Arnn ’17 is taking her studies in archaeology into the field this summer as part of a program through the University of Montana Missoula. Through the project Arnn will be working with UMM graduate student Matt Walsh, performing faunal analysis, or the study of animal remains in the context of archaeology.  More ...

Tanapat (Ice) Treyanurak '17, right, tutors immigrant Lucy Wang in ESL at BOCES Utica Access site.
Tanapat Treyanurak ’17 Continuing Work Related to Project SHINE Through Levitt Grant

While students, faculty, staff and visitors to Hamilton know that the Mohawk Valley is a beautiful and engaging place to live, another striking feature of the area is its position as a cultural and ethnic melting pot, thanks in large part to the City of Utica’s diverse refugee and immigrant populations. Tanapat Treyanurak ’17 is spending his summer continuing work related to Project SHINE, a program dedicated to assisting in the incorporation and assimilation of immigrants and refugees into local communities, through a Levitt Center grant.  More ...

Amber Torres '16
Amber Torres ’16 Works on “Selling the City” Through Emerson Project

Amber Torres ’16 is familiarizing herself with the basic economic and political logistics of urban planning this summer through a research project titled “Selling the City.” The project represents “an analysis of the complex relationship between real estate, consumerism and the middle/working class market” and will be undertaken through means of data collection, interviews and site observation.   More ...

Nine Faculty Members Named to Endowed Chairs

Dean of Faculty Patrick D. Reynolds announced the appointment of nine Hamilton faculty members to endowed chairs. All were effective July 1.  More ...

Six Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Six Hamilton faculty members were approved for tenure by the College’s Board of Trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Emily Conover, economics, Andrew Dykstra, mathematics, John Eldevik, history, Nathan Goodale, anthropology, Adam Van Wynsberghe, chemistry, and Zhuoyi Wang, East Asian languages and literatures. The tenures are effective July 1. With the granting of tenure comes the title of associate professor.  More ...

Four Graduating Seniors to Teach in France in 2015-16

Graduating seniors Ryan Dorey, Victoria Lin, Sara Kleinman and Isabel Oskwarek were chosen by the French Ministry of Education to participate in the Teaching Assistants in France Program for 2015-16.  More ...

Edie Wilson '15
Elizabeth “Edie” Wilson ’15 Awarded Fulbright ETA to Thailand

Elizabeth “Edie” Wilson ’15 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Thailand.  Wilson completed her Hamilton coursework as an anthropology major in December and will graduate in May.  She is currently a research assistant at ICF International in Washington, D.C., evaluating the effectiveness of government grants related to education.  More ...

LaDousa Co-Edits Book on College Life

Associate Professor of Anthropology Chaise LaDousa is the co-editor of Students’ Experiences of Power and Marginality: Sharing Spaces and Negotiating Differences, a book recently published by Routledge that explores the experiential dimensions of college life.  More ...

Anthropology professor Nathan Goodale shows the children igneous (volcanic) rocks called obsidian and basal.
Science Faculty Introduce Local Children to the Wonders of Science

Lots of “oohs” and “ahhs” and a couple shrieks were heard in the Taylor Science Center during spring break when two groups of local third-grade students visited for some hands-on science learning with the help of Hamilton’s science faculty. For more than 20 years, Professor of Biology Dave Gapp has organized “Science Exploration Days” which bring classes of elementary school students to Hamilton for guided tours and short lessons in various areas of science.  More ...

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