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The Career Center's Janine Oliver addresses the first-year students.
First-Year Students Learn to "Know Thyself"

More than 100 first-year students participated in “Know Thyself,” a new Career and Life Outcomes Center (CLOC) –sponsored event on Feb. 3. Know Thyself was the inaugural event of the Find Your Future Series for First-Years, developed specifically for first-year students to engage in conversations and activities about themselves -- what makes them happy, what they're good at and what matters to them.   More ...

Choir Musical Preview: Sondheim on Sondheim

The Hamilton College Department of Music presents the 2016 choir musical, Sondheim on Sondheim, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5 and 6, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center.  More ...

Former Lost Boy of Sudan John Dau speaks in the Hamilton Chapel on Feb. 3.
Former "Lost Boy of Sudan" John Dau Describes Journey to U.S.

Human rights activist John Dau, a former “Lost Boy of Sudan,” spoke on Feb. 3 about his life experiences and his successful career in the United States. The talk was presented by the Levitt Center Speaker Series.  More ...

Lisa Yang, president of Hamilton Microfinance, and executive board member Flavia Oliveira ’16, visited the loan recipient's farm.
Hamilton Microfinance Extends Loan to Local Amish Farmer

Just days after arriving on campus after the winter break, members of Hamilton Microfinance (HMF) met with Tom Owens, CEO and president of ACCESS Federal Credit Union, to evaluate the club’s first loan application of 2016. After reviewing the application, the group voted unanimously to provide a $2,500 loan to Rudy (for Rudy's privacy, the club is not disclosing his last name), who plans to use the funds to buy machinery for his farm.  More ...

From left, back row: Julia Ferguson, Rachael Wilkin, Anne Emanuels, Taryn Ruf, Isabelle Bradford, Ianthe Lekometros, Onno Oerlemans. Amelia Denney. From left, front row: Alexa Merriam, Janelle Schwartz, Kianee De Jesus.
Students in Inaugural Program in Adirondacks Report on Internships

Very few study abroad experiences offer a chance to be truly independent. While some may allow their students to pursue directed research projects, they are often within bounds predetermined by the program. However, during the first semester of Hamilton’s Adirondack Program during the fall of 2015, students not only had a chance to be independent in their academic pursuits, but they were also able to explore areas of interest outside of their comfort zone by way of internships. These jobs completed the “Field Component” requirement of the semester curriculum.  More ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Great Names Ticket Information Available For Neil deGrasse Tyson

Ticket information for Great Names speaker American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is available now on the Great Names website. Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, will appear as 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 ...

Hamilton's spring 2016 Program in New York group at the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center.
New York Program Group Attends NYC Ballet Performance

Hamilton’s Program in New York City recently enjoyed an outing to the New York City Ballet's production of "Music Director's Choice" – a fabulous combination of pieces selected by the newly appointed music director Andrew Litton.  More ...

Late goal helps men's hockey extend unbeaten streak to nine

The Hamilton College men’s hockey team stretched its unbeaten streak to nine games, rallying to tie NESCAC rival Tufts 1-1 Sunday in Malden, Mass.  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 ...

Patsy Couper W '44 welcomes Bryan Alexander to the Couper Lecture. Photo by Matt Poterba '12.
Is Google Making Us Stupid? Bryan Alexander Responds
Hamilton College's annual Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture series presented Bryan Alexander, director of research for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE) on Thursday, Jan. 29. Responding to the July/August Atlantic magazine article "Is Google Making Us Stupid" by Nicholas Carr, Alexander divulged the article's many weaknesses to a full Kennedy Auditorium in the Science Center. 
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