News at Hamilton
Retired Navy Adm. Michelle J. Howard, the first female four-star admiral and chair of the 2020-22 Congressional Naming Commission, presented remarks to the 500 members of the graduating class at Hamilton’s 211th commencement on Sunday, May 21.
A “Know Thyself” Journey to Harvard's Graduate School of Design
Oftentimes students feel as though there is a dichotomy between the sciences and the arts and that they must choose one or the other. Enter Shelly Cao ’23, an art and mathematics double major pursuing a combination of both through architecture and showing the paths that emerge from pursuing interdisciplinary interests.
Congratulations Student Class & Charter Day Awardees!
Some 159 students were honored with academic prizes and scholarships, and faculty were recognized for receiving teaching awards and dean’s scholarly achievement prizes, at Hamilton’s annual Class & Charter Day convocation on May 9. Earning special recognition were Ryan Smolarsky ’23, who received the James Soper Merrill Prize, and Eleanor “Ellie” Sangree ’24, who was awarded the Fillius Drown Scholarship.
Hamilton College President Announces Retirement
David Wippman, who will step down in June 2024 after eight years, focused on bringing the most talented students to Hamilton, providing the scholarship aid they needed to enroll, and offering them greater opportunities for intellectual engagement and increased support.
The sky certainly isn’t the limit for Kevin Conole ’04 when it comes to promoting NASA’s global outreach. As a senior program specialist at the space agency’s Office of International and Interagency Relations in Washington, D.C., he manages relationships with civilian partners and leads the agency’s United Nations-related activities.Topic
May’s news highlights ranged from Russian President Putin’s future to the College’s Commencement. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Vige Barrie if you cannot open a link or do not have a subscription.
The Hamilton College Town-Gown Fund recently distributed nearly $75,000 to seven non-profit and public safety organizations serving the Town of Kirkland and the Village of Clinton. The fund has awarded more than $1.1 million since 2001.
Dean of Faculty Ngoni Munemo announced that Nathan Goodale, Professor of Anthropology and the outgoing Associate Dean of Faculty, has been appointed to serve as the inaugural Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
In its final meeting of the 2022-23 academic year, the Hamilton Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa elected 25 members of the Class of 2023.
Research & Discovery
Our faculty members are active and accomplished scholars that demonstrate extraordinary commitment to and skill in teaching undergraduates. Each year, members of the faculty produce an average of 350 papers, books, articles, exhibits, etc.
Hamilton in the News
Major national and regional news organizations regularly interview Hamilton faculty, staff, and students for their expertise and perspectives on current events, and to feature programs and activities on campus.
“For Derby Day, a Note of Caution About Horses and 'Races'” (Mackenzie Cooley)
History News Network
“What's in a name? Well everything" (Ty Seidule)
Association of the US Army podcast
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Media Relations Office
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