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Glenn Watkins '12
Naples Daily News Features Watkins '12 Op-ed

In an opinion piece in the Naples Daily News titled "Land Bought By the Gallon? Today Not So Much," rising senior Glenn Watkins wrote about the environmental crisis unfolding in Florida and specifically the Everglades. A volunteer for the Everglades Foundation in Miami, Watkins described how “the restoration of the Everglades is not just about restoring an ecosystem, but it’s also an economic development and economic security project. South Florida’s ability to foster economic growth and create jobs hinges on the success or failure of protecting and enhancing our water supply.”  More ...

Tory Grieves '12
Victoria Grieves ’12 Interning at Environmental Law Institute

Climate change is a major topic of discussion among economists, lawmakers, businesses and the general public. As climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, environmental law gains importance for society. Victoria Grieves ’12 will spend the summer contributing to environmental efforts by serving as an intern at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C.  Her internship is funded by the Levitt Center through its new Leadership Program.  More ...

An Entriely Synthetic Fish, by Anders Halverson
An Entirely Synthetic Fish Author to Lecture

Anders Halverson, author of An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World, will present a lecture on Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m., in the Science Center's Kennedy Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Eugene Domack
Lake, Stream and Watershed Issues Conference at Hamilton

The 2010 Lake, Stream and Watershed Issues Conference is being hosted and co-sponsored by Hamilton on Friday, Oct. 22, in the Fillius Events Barn. Associate Professor of Geosciences Todd Rayne will discuss the influence of surface water on municipal groundwater supply systems. Other speakers include individuals from Honeywell International, U.S. Geological Survey, SUNY-ESF, Natural Systems Engineering and Cornell University.  More ...

Pat Dunn '12
Environmental Studies Leads Dunn to Tanzania
Environmental studies major Pat Dunn ’12 left for Tanzania on Aug. 25 to study wildlife conservation and political ecology on a School for International Training program run by the Institute for World Learning. He is part of a group of approximately 20 U.S. students who will travel as a unit, reading, listening to lectures and visiting sites that are significant to current ecological issues in the country. On the eve of his departure, Dunn began a blog which, when access is available, he will maintain throughout the program. More ...
Robert Moses '56
Distinguished Speakers Planned for 2010-11
During the last academic year, Hamilton brought approximately 175 speakers to campus, from a former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission to an award-winning journalist to a Fortune 500 CEO. They presented on myriad topics, from set design to federal budgeting. As a new academic year begins, a review of some of the past visitors and a look at those who will be on campus this year highlight the diversity of disciplines, views and interests represented on campus as well as the opportunities afforded our students and our community. More ...
Larsen B Ice Shelf
Antarctic Larsen Ice Shelf Course Starts July 11
Five Hamilton students will be joined by 12 additional students from seven colleges and five countries (Belgium, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom and United States) for a two-week course on the marine geology of Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf. This National Science Foundation-sponsored program, related to the International Polar Year (IPY) and the LARISSA project (Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica), will take an interdisciplinary approach in examining the reason for the ice shelf's dramatic breakup in 2002. More ...
Kirner-Johnson Building
Renovations Generate Significant Energy Savings

By the end of this approaching summer, campus construction, renovation and replacement projects completed by Hamilton’s Physical Plant will create energy savings equal to more than 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.  More ...

Students in Environmental Studies 220 visited the Adirondacks on Oct. 2-4.
Forever Wild Class Visits Adirondack Park
Students in Environmental Studies 220 (Forever Wild: The Cultural and Natural Histories of the Adirondacks) made a field trip to the Adirondack Park on Oct. 2-4. They were accompanied by Professor of English Onno Oerlemans, who teaches the class. The group visited museums in Blue Mountain Lake and Tupper Lake, went to the top of Whiteface Mountain, visited John Brown's Farm in North Elba, and spent the evening at Great Camp Wenonah, owned by Hamilton alumnus Jim Schoff '68. More ...
Eugene Domack
Domack Presents Invited Talk in Korea
Eugene Domack, the J. W. Johnson Family Professor of Geosciences, attended the 16th International Symposium on Polar Sciences in June in Incheon, Korea, where he presented an invited talk titled “Larsen Ice Shelf System (LARISSA): A Multi-disciplinary Earth Systems Approach to Antarctic Environmental Change.” More ...
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