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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.