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January 2014

Interior Construction Sets Stage for New Theatre and Studio Arts Building

More than 100 local craftsmen are working on the interior of the theatre and studio arts building that’s slated to open in July. More ...

 

President Stewart Participates in White House Education Summit

President Joan Hinde Stewart was among 100 higher education leaders invited to attend a Jan. 16 White House summit on access to college. More ...

 

Tina May Hall Has the Write Stuff

The NEA recognized the talent of English and Creative Writing Professor Tina May Hall with a $25K Creative Writing Fellowship. More ...
 

 

NY6 Awarded Mellon Foundation Grant

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, of which Hamilton is a member, received a $1.25 million grant from The Andrew Mellon Foundation to increase international initiatives. More ...

 

$500,000 and Counting

The Town-Gown Fund issued $60,000 in grants to six local organizations in January, raising the total disbursed to more than $500K since the fund's establishment in 2001. More ...

 

Hamilton Mourns Ellie Wertimer

Community leader Ellie Wertimer extended friendship and hospitality to generations of students and alumni. The widow of beloved and long-time Hamilton Professor of Economics Sidney Wertimer died on Jan. 18. More ...

 

Learning to Lead

Twenty-five students took part in the third annual Levitt Leadership Institute on campus, Jan. 12-18. More ...


 

Exploring the Possibilities

Some Hamilton sophomores spent part of their winter break investigating career possibilities through the Career Center’s HamiltonExplore program. More ...

And Don’t Miss ...

New Wellin Museum Exhibit
Opens Feb. 1

Two new photography exhibitions, “Refocusing the Lens: Pranlal Patel’s Photographs of Women at Work in Ahmedabad” and “In Context: The Portrait in Contemporary Photographic Practice” debut on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art.

  • Economist Ann Owen discussed reasons for the nation’s declining employment rate in an NPR feature.
  • Historian Thomas Wilson spoke about Confucian philosophy in a Chicago Tribune article.
  • Sociologist Dan Chambliss published a letter in The New York Times in response to an opinion piece about college ratings.
  • Biologist Ernest Williams wrote on the disappearance of monarch butterflies for Adirondack Explorer.

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