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Hamilton Introduces a New Mascot

Hamilton's new mascot, Alex, will be introduced to the campus community this Friday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the college’s Fallcoming and Family Weekend. He will emerge from the Sadove Student Center to the music of a bagpiper and drummer.  In an act of self-promotion, Alex will hand out Alexander Hamilton decals, and he also plans to attend other events throughout the weekend as well as throughout the year.  More ...

A view of the front of the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Kennedy Center Dedication is Among Fallcoming, Family Weekend Highlights

Hamilton’s combined Fallcoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 9-12, will celebrate the arts with a number of exciting events including the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, the opening of the new Alyson Shotz exhibit in the Wellin Museum, and addresses by national leaders in the arts world.  More ...

Students work on the installation.
Wellin Museum of Art Features New and Recent Works by Alyson Shotz

Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art presents “Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature” opening Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 – 6 p.m. This eponymous exhibition features new and recent work by Alyson Shotz, an abstract artist who creates monumental sculptures, photo-collages and installations. Preceding the opening reception, Shotz will discuss her work from 3 – 4 p.m. in the museum. The exhibition, opening and artist’s talk are free and open to the public.  More ...

The Fillius family and President Joan Stewart at the Fillius Jazz Archive dedication.
Jazz Archive Named for Milton '44 and Nikki Fillius

Among highlights of Fallcoming 2013 was the naming of the Hamilton College Jazz Archive in honor of Milton F. Fillius ’44 and Nelma “Nikki” Fillius. The dedication took place during a performance of World Class Jazz at the Fillius Events Barn on Sept. 27.  More ...

President Joan Hinde Stewart with Volunteer of the Year George Baker '74 and Alumni Association President John Hadity '83.
A Look Back at Fallcoming

Fallcoming 2013 was one for the record books as sunny skies and perfect autumn temperatures marked the weekend. Among highlights were the dedication of the Milton '44 and Nikki Fillius Jazz Archive, George Baker '74 honored as Volunteer of the Year, and numerous athletic contests.  More ...

Mary Birmingham Curator of the exhibit "Frohawk Two Feathers You Can Fall," and Frohawk Two Feathers at the opening reception.
New Wellin Exhibit Features Imaginative Works of Frohawk Two Feathers

Visiting the latest exhibit at the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art is akin to stepping into a strange and unfamiliar world. The installment, titled “You Can Fall: The War of the Mourning Arrows” (An Introduction to the Americas and a Requiem for Willem Ferdinand), features the work of Los Angeles-based artist Frohawk Two Feathers. On Sept. 28, Two Feathers presented a gallery walkthrough of his exhibit, which was curated by Mary Birmingham, curator of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.  More ...

Fallcoming 2013 is Sept. 26-29

Hamilton’s annual Fallcoming will take place on campus Oct. 26 through 29. Among highlights of the weekend will be the dedication of  the Jazz Archive, a Wellin Museum artist's talk and numerous athletic contests. The full schedule is here.  More ...

Michael Scott '81 answers a question during the panel as Jordan Crosby '01 looks on.
Arts Career Panel Brings Distinguished Alumni to Campus

“The art world” is an abstract concept, consisting of careers in everything from law to painting to history. To an undergraduate, the concept of entering this fickle, fast-paced arena may be overwhelming or intimidating. During Fallcoming Weekend, Associate Professor of Art History Deborah Pokinski led an alumni panel discussion on “Careers in Art,” attracting dozens of students seeking advice. The discussion was held in the newly opened Wellin Museum of Art.  More ...

Guest Curator Ian Berry gives a tour of the current exhibit at the Ruth And Elmer Wellin Museum.
Fallcoming 2012: A Look Back

Chilly and sometimes dreary weather couldn't put a damper on Fallcoming 2012,  as Hamilton celebrated the opening the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, honored Dan Dietrich II '64 as Volunteer of the Year, and recognized students' scholarships at the Helen and Doane Comstock '27 Memorial Luncheon.  More ...

Alon Hillel-Tuch '07, second from left, speaks during the panel. Other panelists from left, Mark Montgomery, Haley Reimbold '06, Nancy Roob '87 and Steve Culbertson '79.
Social Entrepreneurs Urge Students to Connect Their Interests With Society’s Issues

On Oct. 4, members of the Hamilton community gathered to learn about social innovation and careers in social entrepreneurship through a panel discussion sponsored by the Levitt Center, the Career Center, and the COOP.  More ...

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