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Three football players are on 2015 all-NESCAC team

Three Hamilton College football players have been selected for the 2015 NESCAC Football All-Conference Team.  More ...

Men's cross country places 21st at NCAA championships

Hamilton College finished in 21st place out of 32 teams at the 2015 NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championship, which was held at Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne, Wis., on Saturday afternoon.  More ...

HAVOC Presents Literacy and Education Panel

The Hamilton Association for Volunteering Outreach and Charity (HAVOC) general board hosted an education and literacy panel on Nov. 17 which discussed libraries, the Common Core and the critical importance of early childhood literacy. The four panelists were Adjunct Professor Richard Hunt, Director of the Utica Public Library Darby O’Brien, America Reads Student Co-Director Erica Quach ’16, and Brian Sobotko ’16, head tutor at A Better Chance (ABC) House.  More ...

Cynthia Downs
Downs’ Paper Named Editors’ Choice by Journal of Experimental Biology

The editors of the Journal of Experimental Biology (JEB) have chosen Assistant Professor of Biology Cynthia Downs’ paper “Flea fitness is reduced by high fractional concentrations of CO2 that simulate levels found in their hosts’ burrows” as the Editors’ Choice for its December issue. The paper is featured in the Inside JEB section of the publication, titled “Fleas Don’t Cope in Burrowing Host’s Stale Air.”   More ...

Utica NBC affiliate WKTV was among local media that covered the refugee panel at Hamilton.
The Global Refugee Crisis:

In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris, ‘the refugee question’ has received redoubled interest from the international community. However, this global refugee crisis is in no way a new phenomenon, and has its roots far outside of the Middle East. To clarify the current state of duress, Professor of Economics Erol Balkan, Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs Alan Cafruny and Professor of Africana Studies Heather Merrill held a panel discussion on Nov. 17 for an overflowing Red Pit of students, faculty and community members.  More ...

Hull is NESCAC men's cross country coach of the year

Hamilton College's Brett Hull (left, in picture) has been selected the 2015 NESCAC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year based on his team's performance at the conference championship meet on Oct. 31.  More ...

Football holds on to beat host Williams!

The Hamilton College football team rallied three times, taking the lead for good in the fourth quarter to beat host Williams 20-17 Saturday in Williamstown, Mass.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
American Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is Next Great Names Speaker

Neil deGrasse Tyson, an American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, will appear as the next guest and the first scientist in the Hamilton College Sacerdote Great Names Series on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.  He will give an interactive presentation which will followed by a question and answer period. The event will be free and open to the public.  More ...

Family Weekend 2015 - A Look Back

Students and their families reunited for Hamilton’s annual Family Weekend on Oct. 22-25.  More than 1,100 visitors enjoyed a host of activities from poster sessions on summer research to athletic contests, poetry reading and performances.  More ...

Arielle Cutler '11
The Media's Effect on Women's Body Image

While women have made significant strides in the past decades, the culture at large continues to place a great emphasis on how women look. These beauty standards, largely proliferated through the media, have drastic impacts on young women and their body images. Arielle Cutler ’11, through a Levitt grant, spent the summer evaluating the efficacy of media literacy programs as a remedy to this vicious cycle.  More ...