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Steven Hayward
Public Policy Fellow to Discuss Sustainable Development
Steven F. Hayward, the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, will give a lecture on Monday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton. His lecture, “Is Sustainable Development Sustainable? Unconventional Reflections on Eco-Economics,” is free and open to the public. More ...
Mattresses destined for the dump were delivered to List Art Studio.
Recycled Mattresses Find New Life as Art Class Dummies
Look into Hamilton’s List Art Center from the outside and you’ll see what appears to be a burly man slumped over in a chair. Although he’s bundled up in winter clothes, he’s not about to go on a ski trip. His name is “Junior,” Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Cindy Tower’s handmade dummy. This fall, Tower is having students in her Introduction to Drawing class build and decorate their own dummies – a project that Tower calls an exercise in sustainability and community. More ...
The Eat Local Challenge features foods from within a 150-mile radius.
Bon Appétit’s Eat Local Challenge is Sept. 28
Bon Appétit Management Company, Hamilton’s food service provider, will host the 6th annual Eat Local Challenge, a made-from-scratch meal relying solely on local ingredients, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in McEwen Courtyard. More ...
Matt Kahn '88 speaks in the Chapel.
Matthew Kahn ’88 Discusses His Book, Climatopolis
 Matthew Kahn ’88 spoke to the Hamilton community about his latest book, Climatopolis on Sept. 21. His book offers an unusual approach to dealing with climate change: because little is currently being done to stop climate change, the world should switch its focus on adapting to the changes that have already been created and show no sign of slowing down. More ...
<em>Climatopolis</em> by Matt Kahn '88.
Climatopolis Author Alumnus Matt Kahn '88 to Lecture
Hamilton alumnus Matthew Kahn ’88 will address the economics of and future adaptation to climate change in a lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture, “Climatopolis: How Our Cities will Thrive in the Hotter Future,” is sponsored by Hamilton’s Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center. It is free and open to the public. More ...
Some of the items collected in May for Cram & Scram.
3rd Annual Cram & Scram Sale is Aug. 24 and 25

The popular Cram & Scram resale event will be back and bigger than ever in its new home in Sage Rink. The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and 9 a.m. to noon, on Aug. 25. Terry Hawkridge, assistant director of physical plant, student leader Claire Sayler '12 and the student crew will unload four tractor trailer-loads of items such as couches and chairs, lamps, fans, refrigerators, microwaves, kitchenware and storage drawers.  More ...

Kirner-Johnson Building
Bellona Leads Utica Monday Nite Green Tour

Hamilton was one of the stops on Utica Monday Nite’s “Get on the Green Wagon Tours” on Monday, July 12. Associate Vice President of Facilities and Planning Steve Bellona led a tour of the LEED Gold-certified Kirner-Johnson Building and discussed the wind, solar and geothermal energy applications throughout the campus.  More ...

Some of the items collected in May for Cram & Scram.
Another Successful Cram & Scram Helps Decrease Landfill Load

In its third year, Cram & Scram has perfected the formula for reusing unwanted goods, and helping others in the process. Fifteen students from all class years worked many hours in the early days of summer break to collect more than 10,000 pounds of goods that have found new and happy homes, resulting in fewer deposits of these usable goods to a landfill. This year, Cram & Scram reduced landfill deposits by more than 40 percent—10 percent more than 2009.  More ...

Hillary Pitoniak, Sarah Gamble '13, Christine Roback '12 and Andrew Pape '11.
Fresh Veggies Cropping up at Community Farm Garden
As the sun shines and Hamilton’s campus heats up during the summer months, most summer researchers retreat to the air conditioning of Kirner-Johnson and the Science Center. Three hardworking students, however, elect to spend their summers outdoors, working eight hours per day on Hamilton’s community farm garden. The three summer farm managers, Andrew Pape ’11, Sarah Gamble ’13 and Christine Roback ’12, are all dedicated workers with a taste and a passion for locally-grown produce. More ...
Juancho Hurtado '11 cooks up a meal at the Co-op.
Woollcott Co-op Offers Unique Living Option

Hamilton students have the choice of a wide variety of living situations. From dark side suites to spacious Carnegie and South quads to Griffin Road apartments, living options are as diverse as the student body. Of all the many housing options offered at Hamilton, probably the least known about is the Woollcott Cooperative (colloquially referred to as the co-op). In high demand among upperclassmen, the co-op option offers a unique Hamilton living and dining experience.  More ...

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