July 2011

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An Enthusiastic Endorsement

Commending Hamilton for its "strong and supporting learning environment" as well as excellence in financial planning, institutional assessment, and goal-setting and achievement, the Middle States Commission has awarded the College reaccreditation. More ...

Wellin Museum Construction Begins

By next summer, what now looks like a large hole on the corner of College Hill and Griffin roads will be transformed into a 30,000-square-foot museum and teaching facility, the first of three arts buildings planned as part of Hamilton’s Bicentennial Initiatives campaign. More ...

New at the Helm of Hoops and Hockey

Hamilton welcomed two new head coaches earlier this month. Adam Stockwell, former head men's basketball coach at SUNY Oswego, will lead the Continentals men's basketball program, while Rob Haberbusch, associate head men's hockey coach at the U.S. Military Academy (Army) since 2008, becomes head coach of men's ice hockey.

'Flutters May Be Far Fewer'

A recent New York Times article featured results of research conducted by Ernest Williams, the Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professor of Biology, that confirms a downward trend in monarch butterfly populations. More ...

Town-Gown Fund Reaches Goal

Hamilton's Town-Gown Fund, which has now topped the $1 million mark, provides annual grants to educational, cultural and public safety organizations in the local community. More ...

Row, Row, Row in Championships

Willy Cowles '09 placed first in two races and second in another at the U.S. Rowing National Championships, while Allie Hoeltzel '14 took part in the U.S. 2011 Under 23 World Championships Trials.

Hamilton Artwork Travels Across the Pond

The Emerson Gallery has lent four paintings by English artist Dorothy Shakespear (1886-1973), wife of Ezra Pound, Class of 1905, to the Tate Britain in London. The works were previously on view at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. More ...

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And They're Off

Read about 10 members of Hamilton's Class of 2011 who went straight from the graduation line to promising career paths. More ...

A Plea to Preserve a Vital Ecosystem

A volunteer for the Everglades Foundation in Miami, Glenn Watkins '12 wrote an op-ed for the Naples Daily News arguing that South Florida’s economic future hinges on protecting and enhancing its water supply. More ...

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