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Campers practice their skills
Hamilton College Host Volleyball Camp
The Hamilton College Volleyball program and head coach Susan Keller are hosting a week long volleyball camp for girls. The camp is being held July 7 through July 12 on the Hamilton campus and features outstanding instruction by college, junior college and high school coaches from across the region. Director Susan Keller, head coach of Hamilton’s softball and volleyball teams since 1999, is joined by assistant director Marcia Laidlaw. Laidlaw is one of the most recognizable and successful coaches in the area with over 600 career wins between Canastota HS and Mohawk Valley Community College. The staff is also comprised of coaches from Union College, Skidmore College, College of Saint Rose, SUNY Cobleskill and area high school coaches. The 70 campers take part in daily conditioning, skills sessions, team building, jump training, mental aspects, game play, video study and other activities. The last time the camp was held was in 1997. For more information on next year’s camp and other inquires please feel free to Contact Coach Keller at 315-859-4806, or sekeller@hamilton.edu. More ...
A model of esperamicin A1 produced by Hamilton researchers
Hamilton Students and Professors Featured in access Magazine
Hamilton students and professors were recently featured in the Spring 2002 National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) publication, access. The article, written by Katherine A. Caponi, is complemented by the group's model of esperamicin A1 found on the publication’s cover. Dreyfus Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Chemistry Steven Feldgus is very proud of the group’s publication in the supercomputing periodical. “This might be the only time that NCSA has done a story on an undergraduate centered research project,” said Feldgus. The story tells how the NCSA is arming the Hamiltonians with the supercomputing resources necessary to engage in the war on cancer. According to the article, “Hamilton College joins the front line in computational research on enediynes, naturally occurring molecules commonly called biological warheads for their ability to bind to and split tumors’ DNA backbones.” Also credited in the article were Chantelle Rien '03, Beth Hayes ’02, David Kelland ’05 and Professor of Chemistry George Shields. These and other students are continuing this line of cancer research this summer through an assortment of local and federal grants. More ...
Hugh "Tripp" Jones '88 Fights for the Middle Class
Hamilton alumnus Hugh "Tripp" Jones, '88, was featured in a Boston Globe article highlighting the work of his organization, the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassInc). Celebrating its fifth anniversary, MassInc is dedicated to promoting the vitality of the state's middle class. Promoted as a "non-partisan, evidence-based organization" MassInc has used research, education and journalism to further its four main policy initiatives of "economic prosperity", "safe neighborhoods", "lifelong learning," and "civic renewal." Jones commented, "For me, though, this is pretty basic...I love the business of politics and public policy, but I want a healthy family life, too." He continues, "I've seen what running for office does to people...having kids puts all the other stuff in perspective." More ...
Karam Leads Panel at ResNet 2002 Symposium
Joe Karam, director of network and telecommunications services, earned designation as a Cisco Certified Network Associate. This is the first level of Cisco network certification. In May he was invited to be a member of the SUNY IT Department of Telecommunications Advisory Board, and in June he led a panel presentation at the ResNet 2002 Symposium in Buffalo. The panel members discussed various methods for managing and monitoring usage on campus computer networks. More ...
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 ...
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