Computer Science Class

New Computer Science Professorships to Bolster Digital Emphasis

Convinced of the importance of digital technologies to the future of Hamilton and its students, two alumni with careers in finance each have endowed a professorship in computer science, a major boost for a department with a growing enrollment.

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You’ve Gotta Have Heart!

Hamilton at Heart, a day of giving held on October 1, was a resounding success. The event reached its goal of inspiring 3,517 donors to show their support with gifts totaling $1,696,681.


MacLennan Scholarship Match: Opportunities for Donors and Students

Motivated by a desire to ensure the benefits of a Hamilton education to future generations, James MacLennan ’58 provided a gift in his estate plan that has prompted a $10 million challenge.


Hamilton Fund Reaches Goal

In a year defined by unexpected challenges, Hamiltonians made sure that their college had the resources to respond and overcome. Thanks to the generosity of alumni, parents, employees, students, and friends, more than $7.2 million was raised for the 2019-20 Hamilton Fund.


Cautiously Curious About Computer Science? Read On.

Redesigned introductory course gives students from across the disciplines a basic understanding of programming and how computers can be used in their fields.

Kathy Wolfe

Wolfe Begins as First Dean of Engaged Education

“Engaged learning encourages students to take agency in seeking out learning experiences that are relevant to their interests and goals and to not only engage with content but to actively reflect on their own learning processes,” noted Kathy Wolfe, Hamilton’s first dean of engaged education, who joined the College on July 1.

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Wear Tech on Your Sleeve

Students created gadgets that, when attached to everything from hoodies to baseball gloves to plants, relay useful information.

The Seagull

The Show Must Go On(line)

When the theatre went dark on Hamilton’s spring mainstage production, students and faculty created The Seagull You Never Saw, a website that features pieces inspired by Chekhov’s and students’ personal experiences.

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The Best Education for the Best Students

Hamilton marks a decade of need-blind admission — a bold commitment to access and opportunity.

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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.

Root Hall

Hamilton & Fellow ATI Members Expand Student Access

Hamilton is a member of the American Talent Initiative, a national alliance of leading colleges and universities that released a new report this week showing the organization is on track to enroll 50,000 more lower-income students by 2025.

Clark Bowman

Statistically Significant

Responding to what Professor of Mathematics Sally Cockburn describes as a “recent explosion of interest in data analysis," the faculty has approved a minor in statistics.

Affirmative Action Panel

Common Ground Series Continues

Experts on Affirmative Action, impeachment, and income inequality will share their perspectives this semester in discussions designed to promote respectful dialogue.

Michael Bloomberg, David Wippman and Jeff Little

Saluting Access

Hamilton marked a decade of need-blind admission by honoring presidential candidate and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his work to make college affordable for moderate- and low-income students.

Because Hamilton Day 2019

Because Hamilton Goes Big

On Nov. 15 we exceeded our goals, and made Hamilton history. More than $1.5 million was raised for financial aid, earning $1.5 million in matching funds to establish two new financial aid endowments.

“The work we do on a small campus in upstate New York prepares students to change lives, and there are countless examples of our graduates responding to the needs in their communities.”
— David Wippman, President
2020 Impact Report