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Stevens on Homeschooling for Denver Rocky Mountain News
Hamilton College Associate Professor of Sociology Mitchell Stevens was interviewed for an article about the growth of homeschooling for the Denver Rocky Mountain News (Sept. 2, 2002). "In the early '90s home schooling was still questionable...In the last 10 years in this country it's become an acceptable, if still unconventional school option," Stevens said. More ...
Li Quoted in Reuters Article
Professor of Government and China expert Cheng Li was quoted in a Reuters article about the change in Chinese leadership and the relationship between Zeng Quighong and Hu Jintao. Speculation surrounds Zeng, the head of the Organisation Department, on whether he will become a member of the small but powerful Politburo Standing Committee. Hu is not part of Jiang’s personal network. “Evidence suggests that Hu and Zeng have formed a relationship that is both competitive and cooperative,” Li said. More ...
Stevens on St. Paul Radio Talk Show
Associate Professor of Sociology Mitchell Stevens was a guest on a St. Paul, Minn., radio talk show on Sept. 18. Stevens discussed homeschooling with host Ruth Koscielak, whose show is heard on five affiliate stations in Minneapolis. Stevens is the author of Kingdom of Children: Culture and Controversy in the Homeschooling Movement (Princeton, 2001). More ...
George Borjas
Harvard Economist Says to Halve Quota of Immigrants
George Borjas an economist from Harvard and the author of numerous books and articles on immigration was the opening speaker, September 12, in the Levitt Center’s series on “Immigration and Global Citizenship.” More ...
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, the Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature
Nancy Rabinowitz Edited Book Receives Accolades
A book edited by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic in the Ancient World, to which she also contributed, has received a positive review in the recent Bryn Mawr Classical Review (9/14/02). The reviewer, Barbara Goff of the University of Reading, calls the book "substantial and impressive," and says "Nancy Rabinowitz's Introduction does an excellent job of dancing through what she rightly calls the 'minefield' of the critical terminology surrounding matters of gender and identity." More ...
Shuttle Bus Use Encouraged for Those Attending Giuliani Lecture
In anticipation of another large crowd for its Sacerdote Series, Great Names at Hamilton, Hamilton College officials have announced special parking and shuttle bus plans for the lecture by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Monday, September 23. Giuliani will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. Group seating is full and no additional reservations are being accepted at this time. More ...
Derek Jones, the Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics
Derek Jones Named Pembroke Fellow
Derek Jones, the Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics, has been named Hamilton College’s Pembroke Fellow for fall 2002. One or two Hamilton faculty members serve each year as visiting fellows at Pembroke College, one of the 39 independent and self-governing colleges that comprise the University of Oxford in England. Reciprocally, Pembroke sends senior fellows to Hamilton twice a year for two weeks to give lectures and seminars and to meet with students and faculty. More ...
Paul Zaloom presents "Velvetville" at Hamilton College on Sept. 21
Paul Zaloom Will Open Contemporary Voices and Visions
The Hamilton College Performing Arts opens the Contemporary Voices and Visions Series on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m. with Paul Zaloom’s Velvetville in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for the Performing Arts, on the Hamilton College campus. More ...
William Julius Wilson
Harvard Professor Will Give Levitt Center Talk on Racial Tension
William Julius Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, and Director of the Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, will lecture on Monday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Hamilton Chapel. His talk, "Roots of Racial Tensions: Immigration and the Realities of Today's Urban Ethnic Neighborhoods" is one in the series sponsored by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center. More ...
Hamilton College Ties for 18th in U.S. News College Rankings
Hamilton College is ranked in 18th place in the 2003 U.S. New & World Report America's Best Colleges rankings, released on Sept. 13. Hamilton is tied with Colgate and Colby; in the 2002 rankings, Hamilton tied with Colby for 20th place. U.S News judges colleges on a number of criteria, including peer assessment, retention, faculty resources, student selectivity and financial resources. More ...
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