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  • Resources

    Find experts and digital tools at Burke Library's Research and Design Studio.

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  • Digital Pedagogy Fellowships

    Faculty create new assignments or teaching strategies that employ digital technology.

    Learning Data Science Across Disciplines

    Data science combines statistics and computing with the expertise needed to interpret the data.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education Highlights Hamilton

    College’s work in incorporating virtual reality into classroom instruction is featured.

    Judy Zhao
Hamilton seeks to instill in our students the skills necessary to communicate and work effectively in a digital world.

We want our students to understand the power and limits of computing processes; the potential uses of data, analytics, and computer modeling; the use of digital media to communicate and collaborate; the privacy, security, and other ethical and societal implications of living in an online world; and the basics of information fluency, including how to find, organize, evaluate, and interpret online information.

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Mixing the Creative & Digital into an Independent Concentration

Mix a passion for technology and design with a self-motivated student focused on crypto, NFTs, blockchain, and the metaverse, and you have the ingredients for a personalized concentration that combines art and computer science.

Heather Kropp, professor of environmental studies using data science, teaches in her interactive computer lab class in Kirner-Johnson at Hamilton College on Thursday, February 4, 2021 in Clinton, NY.    (PHOTO BY NANCY L. FORD)

Digital Hamilton: Learning Data Science Across Disciplines

A math major with an environmental studies minor, Rachel Pike ’21 saw data science as a natural combination of her interests, and a new course gave her a chance to confirm that.

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Bernard’s ’21 Four Films to Explore Four Words

For his thesis, Bernard is creating four short (less than 10-minute) films that capture the various emotions of four different words — unrest, solitude, isolation, and change.

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Meshing Digital Arts and Medieval Maps

Fueled by a dual passion for production value and the Middle Ages, Ryan Mayhan ’22 created a project that successfully meshes his academic interests.

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The New World Nature Project

The New World Nature Project, leaning heavily on digital humanities skills, has produced new online tools and databases that will be of potential value to scholars everywhere.

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Three Professors Earn Digital Pedagogy Fellowships

Three Hamilton professors are enhancing their teaching with digital capabilities thanks to Innovations in Digital Pedagogy Fellowships.

Tom Helmuth ’09

Intro to Computer Science: It’s Not Just for Majors Anymore

To all majors in history, sociology, literature, economics, Africana studies, and sundry other subjects — welcome to Computer Science 101.

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Comp. Sci. Group Trains AI Machines to Communicate

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science David Perkins and his research group explore if AIs could learn from each other.

Augmented reality, where you see the physical world and there’s digital information that you can mix with it, can facilitate people’s curiosity and learning, and connect people.

John Werner Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Meta John Werner ’92

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