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Ann Owen
Marketplace Features Owen Interview

A Dec. 22 American Public Media Marketplace broadcast titled “How 2 percent GDP growth looks in the real economy” featured an interview with Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics. Owen commented on the relatively small gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, observing that typically, after a recession caused by a financial crisis, growth tends to be slow initially.  More ...

Top: Frank Anechiarico, Phil Klinkner. Bottom: Dave Smallen, Joan Stewart
Anechiarico, Klinkner, Smallen and Stewart Quoted in National Media

In the last month, several national media outlets – including National Public Radio, National Journal and InsideHigherEd – have included comments from Hamilton experts in various news stories related to corruption, politics and academe.  More ...

Peter Cannavò
Cannavo Interviewed on KPFA's Against the Grain

Peter Cannavò, associate professor of government and director of the environmental studies program, discussed the views of political theorist Hannah Arendt, author of The Human Condition, as well as his own perspectives on the politics of place on KPFA’s Against the Grain radio program on Oct. 7. During the hour-long broadcast, Cannavò stressed the importance of democratic deliberation and pointed to an overemphasis on development to the detriment of preservation.  More ...

David Solomon '84 speaks about careers in finance to students in the Taylor Science Center.
David Solomon ’84 Describes Career in Investment Banking

David Solomon ’84, co-head of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, returned to Hamilton on Oct. 2 and spoke with students on the role finance plays in the world. Solomon, who majored in government at Hamilton, described how finance had always fascinated and intrigued him because it “helps [him] put in perspective how the world is changing, and how all of those changes affect all of us and what we do.”   More ...

Dmitry Suslov, William Luers '51 and Thomas Pickering.
Government Class Features Experts on U.S. - Russia Relations

Students in “U.S. Foreign Policy,” taught by Assistant Professor of Government Erica De Bruin, were granted a unique experience on Oct. 2 when three distinguished Foreign Service experts visited their class to field questions regarding U.S.-Russia relations and careers in the field.  More ...

Ann Owen
Reuters and Marketplace Quote Owen on Federal Reserve Issues

Prior to yesterday’s Federal Reserve’s announcement that there would be no immediate change in interest rates, Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics Ann Owen was interviewed by Reuters news service and American Public Media’s Marketplace on possible considerations.   More ...

Michael Lienesch
UNC Professor Outlines History of Constitution Day

Aptly echoing the thoughts of many Americans who awoke to discover that Sept.17 was a national holiday, Michael Lienesch began his Constitution Day lecture with a simple question, “so what is Constitution Day anyway?” As Lienesch, professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, would delineate in his speech, to answer this seemingly simple question, one must first understand where this holiday came from, and why it was created, and how it is celebrated today.  More ...

Hady Hewidy '17
Hewidy ’17 Driven to Understand Egypt’s Revolution

Though it has been almost five years since President Hosni Mubarak’s regime toppled in Egypt, the dust is still settling from the political turmoil that followed. This summer, Hady Hewidy ’17 is looking back at the years before the 2011 revolution, examining trends in political engagement and participation in the preceding decade that may be fundamental to understanding the groundswell in opposition to Mubarak’s government.  More ...

Professor Alan Cafruny, left, at the Council of Europeanists, Sciences Po conference.
Cafruny Takes Part in Council of Europeanists Conference

Alan Cafruny, the  Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs, took part in the annual conference of the Council of Europeanists, Sciences Po, Paris, from July 7-11. Cafruny led a Ph.D. workshop sponsored by the European Political Integration and Global Politic Economy Network, presented a paper and was a discussant at the Plenary Lecture on "Imagining Europe" sponsored by the European Integration Research Network.  More ...

Colin Day '16 at his Museum of Mathematics internship.
Museum of Mathematics Internship Is No Problem for Colin Day ’16

Colin Day ’16 is spending his summer at the National Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan, helping to tackle what he believes to be an all-too-common popular aversion to mathematics in today’s society. Day had discovered this opportunity through the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath’s) Facebook page. His internship is supported by the Monica Odening Student Internship and Research Fund in Mathematics, managed by Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center.  More ...

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