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Tim Elgren
Elgren Presents "Innovative Chemistry Curricula"
Associate Dean of Faculty and Associate Professor of Chemistry Tim Elgren gave two presentations at the Ninth National Conference of the Council on Undergraduate Research. The talks were titled "Innovative Chemistry Curricula that Support Undergraduate Research" and "Institutionalizing Research for All". The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is a national organization that strives to support faculty members and their research activities at primarily undergraduate institutions. Elgren is finishing his second three-year term as an elected member of the council. He co-chairs the CUR Summer Fellowship Committee. More ...
Hamilton Campus Boasts Record Trees
Old college campuses are among the best places to look for size-champion trees. Open-grown specimens, planted long ago and well cared for, rack up BIG numbers. Hamilton's got some of the best, rivaling any campus in the Northeast, according to Biology Professor Thomas Diggins. More ...
Andrew Barous '01 featured in Salem Evening News
Andrew Barous, a 2001 graduate of Hamilton College, is featured in a Salem Evening News article about joining the Peace Corps. While at Hamilton, Barous’ first cultural exchange was a four-week trip to Costa Rica followed by a semester in Madrid, Spain. He was recently an English teacher with Harvard’s World Teach Program. He says, “living in another culture gives you a whole different perspective.” Barous will spend two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tonga, a constitutional monarchy made up of 170 islands in the South Pacific where he will learn the native language, Tongan, and undergo technical training for his job as an agricultural business adviser working to improve the Tongan economy. More ...
Group Seating for September Giuliani Lecture Is Full
IMPORTANT NOTE: At this time, our group seating is full for the September 23rd Rudolph Giuliani lecture. We cannot accept any additional reservations at this time. If you would like to be put on a wait list, please call the large group reservation line at 859-4529, and leave your contact information at the tone. We will not access or confirm wait list reservations until early September. At that time you will be contacted by our staff to verify your status. More ...
Campus Telephone Directory
We are currently in the process of verifying information for the 2002-03 Campus Telephone Directory. Any changes should be reported to the Personnel Office, ext. 4302. Individuals will receive a copy of their personal information on file for verification in early August. More ...
John Rice '78 Featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
John Rice '78 was featured in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about GE's Power Systems division, whose 2001 sales exceeded Atlanta-based Coca-Cola. More ...
Raybeck: President Elect
Hamilton College Professor of Anthropology Douglas Raybeck has been elected president of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. The Society of Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR) is a multidisciplinary professional association of behavioral scientists “dedicated to the use of scientific method in understanding human behavior in all times and places.” The term of president lasts one year, and Raybeck is scheduled to assume his duties in 2003. More ...
John Rice '78, CEO of GE Power Systems, Interviewed
John Rice, Hamilton Class of 1978, was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on the current success of General Electric. Rice commented, "I think regardless of the size of your operation, you want to run it like the corner store." More ...
Michael Granof '63 Op-Ed in New York Times
Michael Granof, a 1963 graduate of Hamilton and a professor of accounting at the University of Texas at Austin, co-authored an op-ed that appeared in The New York Times (6/28). In "Generally Accepted Accounting Abuses," Granof and co-author Stephen Zeff suggest that in light of recent corporate accounting scandals more federal oversight is needed. They recommend an outside body such as the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq appoint an independent panel for each company listed on the exchange. "These groups would work with corporate audit committees to select audit firms and approve fees," the authors suggest. More ...
Prof. Mitchell Stevens poses with his students
High School Students Take Part in Summer Starter Program
For an institution of higher learning to be successful it is critical that the opinions and world views of the campus are not homogenous. To help reflect the rich heterogeneity of our nation and world, colleges must attract cultural groups that are underrepresented on their campuses. In an effort to broaden the appeal of a liberal arts education to students of color, Hamilton began the Summer Starter Program. Andrea DuVall, Associate Dean of Admissions and Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment at Hamilton College, is happy to bring 30 motivated, goal-oriented students to “the hill” for a week of challenge, fun and reflection each summer. More ...
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