• Natasha Espinosa ’18 went into her first year at Hamilton with the goal of taking full advantage of the open curriculum. For Espinosa, this meant exploring her long-held interest in and personal connection to Latin America.

  • More than 60 Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) students and their families reunited for a day filled with information sessions, networking and student performances at the 10th annual Parents’ Connected Day on April 9.

  • Hamilton’s Levitt Leadership Institute (LLI) students spent their first week of spring break discovering how to be passionate, flexible and persistent in Washington, D.C. As organizers and participants in sessions with both governmental and non-profit organization leaders, they had the opportunity to demonstrate their newly acquired leadership skills.

  • Nathalia Mahabir ’17 recently established Write Back @ You, a pen pal program aimed at connecting mentors at Hamilton College with young students both domestically and internationally. Mentors at Hamilton develop a supportive and communicative relationship with mentees in order to provide encouragement, motivation and guidance.

  • Hamilton will host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a collection of short films documenting unexpected outdoor adventures and ground-breaking expeditions, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., in Bradford Auditorium, Kirner-Johnson Building.

  • “I am convinced that individual human beings can make a difference.” The proclamation made by Prudence Bushnell, an American diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala, and the former Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Relations at Hamilton, established the framework for the Hamilton students participating in the 5th annual Levitt Leadership Institute, Jan. 10-15.

  • The Hamilton College Arboretum Third Saturday series continues on Saturday, Jan. 16, with Steve Blair, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist and representative of Bartlett Tree Experts. He will present a lecture titled “From the Cradle to the Grave, Tree and Shrub Care for the CNY Homeowner” at 10 a.m. in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium.

  • Professor of Africana Studies Heather Merrill is co-editor of Spaces of Danger: Culture and Power in the Everyday with Lisa M. Hoffman (University of Washington-Tacoma). The book, a collection of essays published by University of Georgia Press, is part of its Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series.

  • Phyllis Breland ’80, director of Opportunity Programs and interim director of Diversity and Inclusion at Hamilton College, was featured in “Avoiding Burnout: How 10 CDOs Balance Work with Life” in Insight Into Diversity magazine. Breland is an Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity (HEOP) graduate of Hamilton.

  • Peter Bauer, executive director of Protect the Adirondacks, will present a lecture titled “The Adirondack Park in The Andrew Cuomo Years: Forever Wild under Assault” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center. The lecture is sponsored by the Environmental Studies Department and is free and open to the public.


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