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.
Hamilton Welcomes Three New Vice Presidents
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.
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.
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.
Glade & Glen
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