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The Greening of Psi U

As a tribute to a man whose generosity of mind and spirit helped lead to the creation of Hamilton College, the former Psi Upsilon house now bears the name Skenandoa House in honor of the Oneida Indian chief and friend of Samuel Kirkland. More ...

Fighting for the Local Vote

When Young Han '06 decided to register to vote in Clinton, he never thought his simple request would soon be the focus of national attention. More ...

A Nobel Pursuit

When 11 Hamilton students traveled to Kenya for two weeks last spring as part of a government course, little did they know they'd be spending time with a future Nobel Peace Prize winner. More ...

On the Road with Cryer and 99

While in the Air Force stationed in Biloxi, Miss., Mark Cryer came home to find the words "Nigger Go Home" scrawled across his door. Nearly 25 years later, Cryer, an assistant professor of theatre at Hamilton, was brought back to that very moment when, in 2000, a racial slur was scribbled across a student's door. More ...

Science Professors, Alumnus Earn Top Foundation Grants

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Science Foundation this spring endorsed the work of three Hamilton researchers.

Professor of Geology Eugene Domack and Henry Drewal '64 received Guggenheim fellowships designed to provide scholars "with blocks of time in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible." More ...

Getting Started in Biarritz

Each September since 1957, Hamilton students on the College's Junior Year in France program have begun their orientation to French life in the seaside town of Biarritz in the Basque country before moving on to Paris for the remainder of the academic year.

The program's founder, Professor Marcel Moraud, an American whose father was French, had taught French and Italian in Biarritz immediately following World War II in the Biarritz American University (BAU), a school for American troops who remained in France under the direction of Colonel (later General) Samuel L. McCroskey. More ...


Faculty Bookshelf

Kevin Grant, associate professor of history, Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953 (Facts on File, Inc., August 2004).

Maurice Isserman, professor of history, Across America: The Lewis & Clark Expedition (Facts on File, Inc., September 2004).

Leslie Norton, associate professor of dance, Léonide Massine and the 20th Century Ballet (McFarland and Co., Inc., 2004). More ...