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Research & Internship Stories

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Physics Adam Lark, Alvaro Marin Miralles ’23, and Ryan Hunt '23

Exploring Exoplanets’ Existence

As the sun comes out and the stars start to fade, Ryan Hunt ’23 and Alvaro Marin Miralles ’23 head back to their dorms. On clear nights, they are up at the Peters Observatory with Assistant Professor of Instruction in Physics Adam Lark until 4 a.m., tracking their target star system.

Olivia Davis '23

Davis ’23 “Spends Every Day Learning” as Goldman Sachs Intern

Olivia Davis ’23 is an asset management operations summer analyst at Goldman Sachs. As she unravels financial information, she learns the nuances of fixed income insurance and bilateral products.

Qian Ren '23

Ren ’23 Diversifies Skill Set Through Harvard, Dartmouth Business Programs

Qian Ren ’23 knows the value of a liberal arts education. An environmental studies and economics double major, she has fostered interdisciplinary skills that she hopes to use in the field of climate finance.

 Abigail Myers and Gabriela Munoz Rojas '25

Studying the Mighty Powerhouse of the Tiny Brain Cell

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Abigail Myers, along with five students, have spent their summer researching the connection between disrupted neuronal migration and neurodevelopmental disorders.

John Myles ’24

Myles ’24 Tracks Threats to Alaska Shorebirds in Levitt Research Project

John Myles ’24 has now spent two summers in Utqiagvik, Alaska with a dense and unique shorebird population as part of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service research team.

Local Food Mohawk Valley 2022

Cultivating Sustainable Food Practices in Clinton

Jack Riffle ’12 works at a preschool in Clinton, and he's also the founder Local Foods Mohawk Valley, an online farmers market that makes local food more accessible to residents. Zach Weller ’23 and Maggie McDow ’23 are interning for Riffle this summer.

Alex Szyperek ‘24

Research at Hamilton

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

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