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October 2012


Only the Skies Were Gray

Clouds couldn’t cast a shadow over a colorful Fallcoming as more than 1,500 people visited campus and the College celebrated the opening of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art. More …

 

The City and the Country

One studies the role of the bicycle in urban environments; the other explores the loss of rural America in poetry and film. What do McKayla Dunfey and Martin Cain share? They’re Hamilton’s Senior Fellows. More …

 

A Tool Whose Time Has Come

Critical thinking nurtured by the liberal arts is the perfect antidote to the rhetorical bluster and shoddy logic of the election campaign, Professor of Government P. Gary Wyckoff writes in a new essay. More …

 

Social Entrepreneurs Make Connections

Hamilton alumni and local leaders show students how career interests can go hand-in-hand with social activism as a way of investing in progress. More …

 

‘Really a History of Hamilton’

Professor of Art Bruce Muirhead’s 40-year collection of student artists’ prints tells a tale of creativity on the Hill since his arrival at Kirkland College in the ’70s. More …

 

CharityBuzz Deadline Near

Bid on 20 distinctive offerings — including a chance to meet Jon Bon Jovi or have your pet’s portrait done — but act quickly; the online auction, which benefits Hamilton’s New York City Scholarship Fund, ends tomorrow. More …

 

Outing Club Ties High Peaks Mark

More than 100 student adventurers conquered 43 of the Adirondacks’ 46 highest summits in one weekend, tying the club’s record despite constant rain. More …

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A Giant on the Hill

This fall marks the centennial of 1864 graduate Elihu Root’s Nobel Prize for Peace. More …

 

Finding their Voices

By turns thoughtful, funny and feisty, eight students provide a personal glimpse of campus life in online journals. More …

 

Having an
Ice Time

A Hamilton team blogs from Antarctica during an 18-day research expedition. More …

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