• As a group of first-year students, known affectionately as the “Jans,” experience their first week on campus with the rest of the school, Jan alums offer some advice. No matter what their class year, they all agree that branching out and preparing for the weather are a must.

  • When he was growing up, Drew McArthur ’19 had never traveled outside of the United States. Fast forward to Hamilton, and between his natural affinity for writing code and a semester abroad in Denmark, McArthur realized a new passion. Putting his instinctive technology skills and appetite for travel together, it is fitting that McArthur’s first job will be at TripAdvisor.

  • Having grown up in Boston, Katherine O’Malley ’19 knew the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute well. But little did she expect that she would begin her post-graduate career there. When she first arrived at Hamilton, she only knew that she wanted to study biology.

  • Detailing every portrait on Hamilton College’s 200-year-old campus is no easy task, but one art history class under the guidance of a courageous professor spent the semester doing just that.

  • Drew Castronovo ’19 began his Hamilton career with an Introduction to Geology Class and will soon graduate will a job inspecting sediment for L.A. Private Eyes Engineers.

  • Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and community organizer spoke to a rapt audience May 2 about her lived experience before, during and after her founding the Me Too Movement.

  • On a family vacation to Nova Scotia in 1963, Jim Clough ’67 discovered bagpiping. The music moved his brother, and eventually him, when Clough heard his brother practicing at home. Two years later, Clough became a piper too, and he’s been cultivating and perfecting the art for nearly 53 years.

  • Upstate New York is birthplace of the women’s rights movement and continues to live up to its legacy today. On April 8, New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visited campus to confirm her commitment to the state’s mission and share the 2019 Women’s Justice Agenda.

  • Creative writing major Kyandreia Jones ’19 is well versed in poetry and spoken word, but now she can add children’s author to her resume. Her first book, Spies: James Armistead Lafayette, has been picked up by the Choose Your Own Adventures children’s series, published by Bantam Books, and will hit the bookshelves on May 1, 2019.

  • The C. Christine Johnson Voices of Color Lecture Series recently offered Hamilton students an opportunity to connect with their faculty and administrators outside of the classroom and on a personal level. Discussing race and gender, five faculty and staff members shared their experiences about negotiating their roles in their respective fields, despite the obstacles that gender and being a person of color impose.

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