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Pat Dunn, Lucas Harris, Dave Hyman, Katrina Rabeler, Manique Talaia-Murray, Greg Schwedock
Four days, 30 miles, six students … and 20 degrees
A week after an impressive attempt at conquering the Adirondack High Peaks during the annual 46 Peaks Weekend, Hamilton Outing Club (HOC) members have not tired. Over this recent fall break six tenacious students braved icy slopes and sore feet during a four-day assault of some of the highest mountains in New York State. More ...
Senior Fellow Autumnrose Haroutunian
Autumnrose Haroutunian '10 Explores Phenomenology
“Your body knows something that your mind has forgotten,” says Autumnrose Haroutunian ’10. As one of three 2009-2010 Senior Fellows, Haroutunian is familiarizing herself with a concept known as phenomenology, a philosophical approach to issues of space and embodiment. More specifically, it professes a necessary break from the Cartesian dualism that separates mind and body. By forming a system with the objects of its perception, the body builds a foundation for an inter-subjective experience. Thus the concepts reflected on by the mind are second-order expressions of the world as we live it. More ...
Program in Washington students gather on the steps of the Supreme Court.
Program in Washington Students Hear Arguments in Supreme Court
On October 7, students in the Program in Washington had the rare opportunity to see the Supreme Court at work. They were in the Court for oral argument in Reed Elsevier v. Mutchnick. More ...
One of the HOC groups on Giant Mountain.
HOC Conquers 38 of 46 Adirondack High Peaks
Through October snow, mud, rain and unseasonably cold weather, the Hamilton Outing Club (HOC) hosted its annual 46 Peak Weekend on Oct. 9-11. The goal of the weekend is to have one Hamilton student or community member reach the summit of every one of the Adirondacks’ 46 Peaks. With more than 100 participants, this year the club came close with a grand total of 38 peaks. The weather made hiking difficult due to extreme mud and snow that covered the ground. More ...
Andrew Pape '11 at the end of his Appalachian Trail trek.
Andrew's Appalachian Adventure
Many adventurous spirits were stimulated on Oct. 8 as Andrew Pape ’11 showed photos and described his 2178.3 mile trek along the Appalachian Trail, also known as the AT. Pape began the trail in Georgia on Feb. 28 and completed it in Maine on July 23. Averaging 16 to 17 miles a day, Pape was among the ambitious 15-20 percent of people who set out to complete the trek and successfully finish it. More ...
Grace Stadnyk
Grace Stadnyk '10 Presents Talk at Math Conference
Grace Stadnyk '10 attended the Women in Math in New England conference at Smith College on Sept. 26 where she gave a talk titled "Towers of Hanoi Groups and Their Limit Spaces." The talk was based on research on fractal analysis that she conducted this summer at the University of Connecticut. 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 ...
Students displayed the results of their summer research at a poster session in KJ.
Poster Session Highlights Summer Research
Professors, alumni, students and family members gathered in the Kirner-Johnson Mezzanine on Friday for the 2009 Levitt Summer Research Fellows Poster Session, an annual event that highlights some of the self-directed research that a select group of students takes on each summer. Posters documenting several months’ worth of studies in policy-related topics were on display in order to cultivate discussion among students, faculty and visiting alumni. This year, 16 juniors and seniors participated in the program, which is funded by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center. Arthur Levitt Jr. P '81, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, attended the poster session before his lecture. More ...
Students and faculty at Nuestras Raices in Holyoke, Mass.
Students Visit Nuestras Raices in Holyoke
Hamilton students in Global Feminisms and Gender and Environment visited Nuestras Raices, a grassroots Puerto Rican farm community in Holyoke, Mass. on Sept. 26. Nuestras Raices promotes economic, human and community development in Holyoke, a town whose population is 40 percent Latino/Latina. They engage in projects relating to food, agriculture and the environment while building cultural pride in the local Puerto Rican community. More ...
Gail Corneau '10
Senior Fellow Gail Corneau Researching MRSA Staph Infections
For the entirety of her senior year, Gail Corneau ’10 will be pursuing research that targets MRSA staph infections, an antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus infection that can be fatal if untreated. Hospitals researching Vancomycin, a last resort antibiotic used to treat MRSA infections, recently discovered that Vancomycin-resistant bacteria strains have emerged during testing. More ...
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