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Undergraduate Research

Through independent projects, the Senior Program, and summer internships with faculty members, Hamilton provides an increasing number of opportunities for students to engage in significant — often publishable — research at the undergraduate level.

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Winners of the Three Minute Thesis 2015 from left first runner-up Sabrina Yurkofsky '15, second runner-up M.E. Ficarra '15 and champion Lisbeth DaBramo '15.
Three Minute Thesis Debuts at Hamilton

Senior chemistry major Liz DaBramo was the champion and Sabrina Yurkofsky and M.E. Ficarra were first and second runners-up, respectively, in the inaugural Hamilton College Three Minute Thesis competition held May 2 in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium.  More ...

Madison Beres '15
Madison Beres ’15 Presents at Geological Society of America Meeting

Madison Beres ’15 presented a poster titled “An Educational Booklet on the New York State Fossil Eurypterus remipes” at the 50th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America - Northeastern Section.  The work Beres presented in the Geoscience Education session was based on her senior thesis with Professor of Geosciences Cynthia Domack.  More ...

Front from left  Zoe Escandon (Ashland University), Parisa Bruce '17, Kevin Anglim '16. Back: Prof.. Kim Field-Springer (Ashland University), Prof. Katie Margavio Striley (UNC Chapel Hill).
Students Present Research at Eastern Comm. Association Conference

Kevin Anglim '16 and Parisa Bruce '17 presented their original research at the Eastern Communication Association's annual conference held April 22 - 27 in Philadelphia.  More ...

Ally Kontra '15 at the GSA Northeastern section annual meeting.
Alexandra Kontra ’15 Presents at GSA Northeastern Section Meeting

Alexandra Kontra ’15 presented a poster titled “Coastal Protection in Avalon, New Jersey: Hard and Soft Structuring from 2005 to 2014” at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America - Northeastern Section.   The work Kontra presented in the Marine/Coastal Science session was based on her senior thesis with Professor of Geosciences Cynthia Domack.  More ...

Mackenzie Leavenworth '15, right, on site in Gournia, Greece, in 2013.
Archaeology Magazine Highlights McEnroe’s Role in Study of Ancient Site

John McEnroe, the John and Anne Fischer Professor in Fine Arts, is co-leader of a team that is working on a complete architectural survey of the town of Gournia on the island of Crete. The work was highlighted in a lengthy article in the May/June issue of Archaeology magazine. “The Minoans of Crete” focused on site excavation that began more than a century ago.  More ...

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