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College Takes Next Step Toward New Theatre, Studio Arts

Hamilton’s Board of Trustees has voted to proceed with design construction documents for a new theatre and studio arts building. Meanwhile, the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, under construction since last summer, is scheduled for completion in August. More …


College Breaks All Fundraising Records

In the first half of the 2011-12 academic year, Hamilton broke all fundraising records for a six-month period, and the College is on pace to have its best philanthropic year ever when the fiscal year closes June 30. Contributions through Dec. 31, driven by the Bicentennial Initiatives campaign, reached $30 million as compared to $13.5 million during the same period in 2010-11. More ...


Campus Marks King Holiday with Week of Events

Service days, dinner theatre and a worship service anchor Hamilton’s commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. More ...


A Spiritual Dialogue Where ‘Nobody Is Preaching’

The Hamilton Spirituality Initiative is exploring aspects of different faiths, religions and ideologies on campus with events that range from a shared Thanksgiving feast to a Spirituality 101 week at the end of January. More ...


Town-Gown Fund Makes Largest Disbursement Ever

The $62,000 distributed by the College Town-Gown Fund Committee — the largest outlay since grants were first made in 2001 — will provide support to eight local organizations including the Clinton Central School District, the Kirkland Town Library, and fire and police operations. More ...


Hamilton often in national, local news in 2011

The College was in the media spotlight throughout 2011, with Hamilton events, students and faculty members featured in The New York Times, Time, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Atlantic, The Huffington Post, Science, U.S. News & World Report and NPR; locally, the College’s Bicentennial, service events and 2011 Commencement earned extensive coverage.


Will Extreme Weather Shift Environmental Attitudes?

Research by four Hamilton economists on the relationship between environmental attitudes and extreme weather — to be published in the forthcoming Journal of Policy Analysis and Management — has also found a wider audience; it was the basis of a Dec. 30 USA Today article, “Study: Does enduring extreme weather make you vote liberal?” The Weather Channel reported on the study as well. More ...


Student Team Fares Well in Fed Challenge

Students in Hamilton’s Monetary Policy class advanced to the final round of the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s Fed Challenge, earning an honorable mention and a special award for best teamwork. More ...


Kuhn ’09 named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ List

Noting that he “revolutionized social networking at CNN and the NBA,” Forbes magazine has named Eric Kuhn ’09 — now a social media agent at Hollywood’s United Talent Agency — to its list of 30 “up-and-comers” under 30 in the entertainment industry. More ...

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Hamilton Serves in January, Too

While most students devote a day to the Hamilton Serves program when they first arrive on campus in August, those who begin their education in January also reach out to local nonprofit agencies. Story and slide show …
 

Performing Arts Opens Spring Season

The Aquila Theater Company’s Macbeth leads a slate of performances that will include opera, chamber music and Afro-Cuban dance as well as many Hamilton theatre, dance and musical productions. More …

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