Around College

Joyce Symposium Marks Half Century On Hill For Briggs

Austin Briggs recalls a day in junior high school when a beloved but exasperated teacher told him, "Briggs, you have a sloppy mind." Students, colleagues and admirers have since found some adjectives better suited to the cogitations of the Hamilton B. Tompkins Professor of English Literature Emeritus.

Students Bring Soccer to Utica

For a third straight year, more than 40 Hamilton students are organizing, coaching and refereeing a youth soccer program in Utica. Cornhill Youth Soccer is a full-scale soccer league, affiliated with the American Youth Soccer Organization and supported by Hamilton students.

Learning the Ropes with Climber Anker

Those who think of writing as a sedentary activity clearly have never taken Hamilton's Adventure Writing course — and they certainly haven't met Conrad Anker.

Many Voices, One Hamilton

Anyone who has ever studied or worked on College Hill has a story to tell — a unique and personal reflection that, when combined with others, captures Hamilton's essence.

Harwick '11 Wins Writing Scholarship

Michael Harwick '11 has been awarded a $25,000 Davidson Fellow Scholarship for his achievement in writing. He was one of 17 winners selected from across the country for the scholarship program, sponsored by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development in Nevada.

Simon Among Top Sports Educators

Robert Simon, the Marjorie and  Robert W. McEwen Professor of Philosophy, has been named to the list of 100 Most Influential Sports Educators by the Institute for International Sport.

Students Gather to Back Jena Six

More than 50 students gathered under a tree outside Soper Hall of Commons Sept. 21 to show their support for the Jena Six, a group of African-American high school students accused of beating a white classmate last year in Jena, La., and subsequently jailed. 

Williams Delivers Warning on Foliage

Professor of Biology Ernest Williams, author of The Nature Handbook, warns that global warming can take an aesthetic toll, too, muting and dulling of the magnificent fall foliage for which the region is known.

Hamilton Group Honors Key Women

Several Hamilton students were among hundreds who traveled to Seneca Falls, N.Y., Oct. 7 to see nine women inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Hamilton Institute Opens in Clinton

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization has opened on West Park Row in Clinton at the site of the former Alexander Hamilton Inn

Test Your Talk on Rhetoric Blog

Visiting Professor of Communication John Adams is inviting Hamilton alumni and students with an interest in speeches, rhetoric or language to join him and his students on The Daily Trope, a blog devoted to figures of speech and the rhetorical tropes and schemes on which public speaking skills are built.

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Stacey Himmelberger

Editor, Hamilton Alumni Review
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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