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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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From left: Michael Esterman, William Prinzmetal, Alexandra List and Alex Mitko '16
Alex Mitko ’16 Presents Poster at VSS Meeting

Alex Mitko ’16 presented a poster on May 18 at the Vision Sciences Society (VSS) annual meeting in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The poster, titled “An EEG Study of Illusory Conjunctions,” was co-authored by Mitko and Assistant Professor of Psychology Alexandra List, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and Boston University School of Medicine.  More ...

Six Female Science Students Awarded Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Six outstanding Hamilton women scientists have been named Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Scholars for the upcoming summer.  The awardees this year are Alex Betrus ’18, Katherine Fuzesi ’17, Vi Pham ’18, Linnea Sahlberg ’17, Isabella Schoning ’16, and Emily Sears ’17.  More ...

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 ...

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