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Pedro Noguera
NYU Sociologist To Discuss Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Pedro Noguera, professor of sociology at New York University, will present a lecture, “Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century,” on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:15 p.m., in the Kirner-Johnson Building’s Bradford Auditorium. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will offer his reflections on the 60th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education landmark decision and current inequities in American education.  More ...

Hamilton Joins with Say Yes to Education

Say Yes to Education Inc., a national non-profit organization that helps children in urban school districts to go to and pay for college, announced that Hamilton College and 10 other private colleges and universities have joined  the organization’s higher education compact, which offers free tuition to eligible students. The announcement was made  at a media event on Capitol Hill by George Weiss, founder of Say Yes to Education, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.  More ...

Crystal Kim '15
Crystal Kim ’15 Examines Korean Fever for Education

Crystal Kim ’15 grew up in America with South Korean parents, and she was often struck by the difference between her American education and her Korean upbringing. Upon realizing that education is a central part of Korean culture, she decided that she needed to gain a better understanding of Korea and of her own heritage. She is taking advantage of the summer to do just that with an Emerson Foundation grant working with Director of the Education Studies Program Susan Mason.  More ...

Anna Paikert '13 in Hamilton's Grant Garden.
Anna Paikert '13 Joins NYC Teaching Fellows

Anna Paikert ’13 has always known that she wanted to help people, and she’s always loved working with children. When she first came to Hamilton, she thought she would follow a pre-med course and become a pediatrician. While she changed directions and became a creative writing major, she retained her central purpose of helping children. This summer she will be joining the NYC Teaching Fellows, a program that enables its fellows to teach full-time in a New York City public school while pursuing a master’s degree in education. Paikert will go into special education, building on in-depth involvement in education during her time at Hamilton.  More ...

Anna Paikert '13
Anna Paikert '13 Joins NYC Teaching Fellows

Anna Paikert ’13 has always known that she wanted to help people, and she’s always loved working with children. When she first came to Hamilton, she thought she would follow a pre-med course and become a pediatrician. While she changed directions and became a creative writing major, she retained her central purpose of helping children. This summer she will be joining the NYC Teaching Fellows, a program that enables its fellows to teach full-time in a New York City public school while pursuing a master’s degree in education. Paikert will go into special education, building on in-depth involvement in education during her time at Hamilton.  More ...

Sean Fujimori '14, Barbara Burns Madeloni K'79, Susannah Spero '13, Robert Fagan '13.
Independent Study Group Visits Washington

The independent study group "The Possibility of a Critical Pedagogy" attended United Opt Out: Occupy the Department of Education 2.0 in Washington, D.C., from April 5-7.  More ...

President Joan Hinde Stewart
Huffington Post Publishes Second Stewart Essay

Opening with a discussion of Mr. Rogers' metaphor of the mind as a garden and lyrics from one of his songs on the importance of curiosity, President Joan Hinde Stewart addressed the purpose of education in her most recent Huffington Post blog. In “Minds and Gardens,” posted on Aug. 8, Stewart wrote, “Those who see the value of college in the amount of money a graduate earns miss a fundamental point: The purpose of an education is not simply to make a better living but, by enlivening the mind, to make a life worth living.  More ...

Marla Marquez '14
Marla Marquez ’14 Spends Summer as Intern at NECC

Marla Marquez ’14 is spending her summer interning at the New England Center for Children (NECC), where her remarkable internship allows her to gain valuable career-related experience while at the same time giving back to the community. The NECC is a private, nonprofit autism research and education center in Southborough, Mass.  More ...

Anthony Mathieu '12
From Student to Teacher

Considering how significant even a single semester’s coursework can be, it’s not surprising that many Hamilton students graduate feeling they need a break from formal education. Not so for Anthony Mathieu ’12, who was accepted into a graduate program at Boston Teacher Residency (BTR). Mathieu will spend a year as a resident in a Boston public school classroom in pursuit of a master’s degree in education.  More ...

Anthony Mathieu '12
From Student to Teacher

Considering how significant even a single semester’s coursework can be, it’s not surprising that many Hamilton students graduate feeling they need a break from formal education. Not so for Anthony Mathieu ’12, who was accepted into a graduate program at Boston Teacher Residency (BTR). Mathieu will spend a year as a resident in a Boston public school classroom in pursuit of a master’s degree in education.  More ...

Foxfire Buck ’12
Foxfire Buck ’12 Joins Teach for America

There is perhaps no greater evidence of the transformative power of education than the moment when a recent college graduate moves from the pupil’s desk to the front of the classroom. These newly minted teachers are the front lines in the battle to provide education for every American child, regardless of geographic location or family income.  Foxfire Buck '12 is one such new teacher.  More ...

Jane Rouse '12
Jane Rouse '12 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey

Jane Rouse ’12 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey.  A May graduate, Rouse majored in mathematics with a double minor in French and anthropology.   More ...

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