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Fall 2022

illustration of the college cemetery

The Last Dormitory

Self-appointed “dean and docent” of the Hamilton cemetery, Fred Rogers says, "To pluck a blade of grass in the College cemetery is to pull a golden thread that leads deep into Hamilton history." Read about some of the cemetery’s inhabitants.

More Essays That Worked - Truck Illustration

Even More Essays That Worked

As we’ve done on occasion through the years, Hamilton is proud to present a few exceptional admission essays written by members of the latest class of incoming students. These essays offer a glimpse into the diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as the writing talents, so many students bring to College Hill.

Linda E. Johnson

Fighting Censorship Through Books Unbanned

President and CEO of the Brooklyn Public Library Linda Johnson ’80 discusses Books Unbanned, a new program designed to combat the growing nationwide effort to remove books from library shelves.

Ty Seidule in front of KJ

A Professor’s Battle with Treason and Truth

Retired U.S. Army brigadier general, professor emeritus of history at West Point, and now visiting professor of history at Hamilton, Ty Seidule grew up revering Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Now his views have radically changed.

Hamilton Welcomes Three New Vice Presidents

Ngonidzashe Munemo, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty; Christopher Card, vice president and dean of students; and Sean Bennett, the inaugural vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion joined the Hamilton community this summer.

Discovery

Max Majireck

A Chance Discovery, An NSF Grant

An aha moment. A cry of eureka. There are many ways to describe what happened in Associate Professor of Chemistry Max Majireck’s lab on that day in late June 2016, but, by his own admission, it was most likely a once-in-a-lifetime experience — the discovery of a novel and potentially valuable class of compound known as pyridinium ketene hemiaminals.

Olivia Chandler '23, Kaitlyn Bieber '23 in Alaska

Defining ‘Home’

With Glacier Bay National Park to the west and Tongass National Forest to the east, Kaitlyn Bieber ’23 and Olivia Chandler ’23 found a month-long home amidst the nation’s largest stretch of protected wildlands. Their goal was to learn how the expansive Alaskan wilderness impacts those living around it and how place can be integral to environmental education and advocacy.

Show & Tell

Doors of Hamilton

Every door on Hamilton’s campus leads to opportunity. How many of these doors have you walked through?

Bookshelf

Alumni and faculty members who would like to have their books considered for this listing should contact Stacey Himmelberger, editor of Hamilton magazine. This list is updated periodically with books appearing alphabetically on the date of entry.

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Glade & Glen

Find stories, class notes, photos, and memorial biographies for your class year and beyond.

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