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How College Works
InsideHigherEd Features Second Chambliss Op-Ed

This summer InsideHigherEd published two opinion pieces by Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology Daniel F. Chambliss, both related to his research and resulting book How College Works. “Learn Your Students’ Names” appeared on August 26 and was preceded by “Beauty in Ugly Dorms” on June 25.  More ...

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The Chronicle "Book Club" Features How College Works

How College Works, a book co-authored by the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology Daniel Chambliss, continues to receive attention in the national media, this time as a Chronicle of Higher Education “Book Club” selection. Chambliss, along with his co-author and former student Christopher Takacs ’05, will initiate discussions of the book’s chapters by supplying weekly entries on the publication’s site for six weeks. They will also be tweeting with the hashtag #ChronBooks.  More ...

Dan Chambliss
USA Today Quotes Chambliss

On the heels of Hamilton’s hosting of the second annual International Wellbeing and Public Policy Conference earlier this June, it seems appropriate that a USA Today article, in which a Hamilton professor is quoted, should focus on the topic as it relates to college campuses generally. In the article titled “Colleges tout well-being, not just job prospects” published on June 22, Dan Chambliss, co-author of How College Works, was quoted on the topic.  More ...

Philip Klinkner
National Review Online Quotes Klinkner

Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Professor of Government, was quoted, first by Utica’s Observer-Dispatch (OD) and then by the National Review Online (NRO), referencing his OD quotes. The OD article titled “Nearly $1M spent on Hanna's behalf vs. Tenney” appearing on June 13 and the NRO article titled “Is Claudia Tenney the Next David Brat?” and appearing on June 20 compared U.S. Representative Richard Hanna’s campaign for re-election to the New York’s 22nd district against Claudia Tenney to that of Eric Cantor’s campaign.  More ...

Ann Owen
Owen Interviewed by APM's Marketplace

In an American Public Media Marketplace broadcast on June 17 titled “Why the Fed sees inflation differently than you,” Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics, discussed possible Federal Reserve’s interest rate decisions and how they might relate to inflation rates. This was the seventh time that Owen has been interviewed by Marketplace in the last year.  More ...

Stephen Wu and Kendall Weir '12
Wu and Weir '12 NFL Study Highlighted in NY Times and AJC

Manning or Leaf? A Lesson in Intangibles,” a New York Times article that addressed the decision-making processes used in selecting players for professional teams, referenced a study of performance versus pay in the NFL draft conducted by Professor of Economics Stephen Wu and his student Kendall Weir. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution featured an interview with Wu focused on the same study in its Sunday, May 4, edition.  More ...

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Chambliss Interviewed on NYU Radio Station

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, was interviewed on WNYU, New York University ‘s radio station, about his and his former student Chris Takacs'  new book, How College Works. The April 28 interview addressed how students can get the most out of college. Chambliss also described the ten-year study of nearly 100 students from their high school years to five years after college graduation that he and Takacs conducted.  More ...

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New York Times Features Chambliss Interview

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, was interviewed for a feature in the April 13 issue of The New York Times Education Life section titled “What Makes a Positive College Experience?” The article offered a glimpse of the extensive results from Chambliss’ decade-long, Mellon-funded student study culminating in the newly published How College Works. Co-authored with Chambliss’ former student and current University of Chicago doctoral student Christopher Takacs ’05, the book was released by Harvard University Press in March.  More ...

Angela Gizzi ’16
Angela Gizzi ’16 Awarded Critical Language Scholarship to Korea

Angela Gizzi ’16 has been awarded The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Korean in Wonju, Korea. Wonju is located in Gangwon Province and the Wonju campus is 30 minutes away from PyongChang, the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  More ...

Ann Owen
APM's Marketplace Features Owen

In an American Public Media Marketplace broadcast titled “Why the Federal Reserve is vague about interest rates,” Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics, explained the value of being able to predict the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decisions. Her comments were included in the March 19 Marketplace Morning Report in advance of the  conclusion of the Fed's Open Market Committee two-day policy meeting Wednesday afternoon.  More ...

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