Winter-Spring 2023

Steve Wulf '72

A Writer Returns to His Roots

Journalist Steve Wulf ’72 retraces his journey from his first sports writing gig with the Norwich Evening Sun to the pages of Sports Illustrated and ESPN: The Magazine.

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The Power of a Book

We asked nine Hamilton professors to share a nonfiction book, published within the last few decades, that not only inspired or influenced their thinking, but also altered the way they regard their teaching, research, lifestyle, or view of the world.

Courtney Gibbons in Washington D.C.

A Mathematician Goes to Washington

Courtney Gibbons’ interest in public policy began with the 1988 presidential election and a passionate defense of a vegetable. It’s an unexpected start to a story about a math professor — until you learn she is spending the academic year working on Capitol Hill.

A Mix of Student Media

A Mix of Student Media

Writing is hard; writing well is even harder. And like most skills, it takes practice to get better. Students at Hamilton have been perfecting their writing skills outside of the classroom as far back as the early 1830s with the debut of a literary magazine known as The Talisman. Over the years, campus publications come and go as student interests change. Here are just a few of the most recent ones to hit campus newsstands.

Research & Discovery

Stephen Wu and Qi Ge ’06, assistant professor of economics at Vassar College

Tricky Name? Tougher Job Prospects

Stephen Wu, the Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics at Hamilton, recently teamed with former student Qi Ge ’06, assistant professor of economics at Vassar College, on the study “How Do You Say Your Name? Difficult-to-Pronounce Names and Labor Market Outcomes.”

Symphoria- Heather Buchman

A World Premiere 72 Years in the Making

In 1950, composer Marion Bauer completed her Symphony No. 1. The piece was to premiere the following November, but three copyists tasked with creating the orchestral parts from Bauer’s score did what the composer called an abysmal job.


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.

Show & Tell

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

At the start of each season, Hamilton’s varsity athletes gather for publicity photos at what is known as Media Day. And while photographer Josh McKee captures stunning images that reflect fierce, dedicated competitors, these photo sessions inevitably evolve into the opportunity for student athletes to show their camaraderie, pride, and just plain goofiness. Here are a few selections representing all 29 Continentals teams.

Celebrating the Wellin Museum’s 10th Anniversary

The Wellin Museum of Art is marking a decade of serving as an interdisciplinary hub on campus. It's a place where the arts foster creative inquiry, inspire experimentation, and spark dialogues across disciplines, introducing new ideas and perspectives to classroom discussions.

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Glade & Glen

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


Stacey Himmelberger P’15,’22

Editor, Hamilton magazine

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