• The Levitt (Center) Law & Justice Lab, a program designed for students interested in synthesizing perspectives on public policy issues, just concluded a semester focused on exploring policies affecting homelessness in Utica, N.Y. The experience was led by Professors Frank Anechiarico (government), Herman Lehman (biology), Philip Bean (history), and Gwendolyn Dordick (government).

  • The existential themes of love, death, and time were explored in the AI-scripted and human-performed musical production Channelers, an interdisciplinary art project funded by the Dietrich Inchworm Grant and headed by Assistant Professor of Digital Arts Anna Huff.

  • Nathalie Martinez ’23 is spending her summer working at an interdisciplinary research lab called Scientists, Technologists, and Artists Generating Exploration (STAGE) through a University of Chicago grant. Here, she describes the nature of her work and her academic background.

  • They are three seniors who share a major, but you’d never know it from the courses they’ve taken. You might be able to tell it by their level of satisfaction with their academic agendas — as interdisciplinary concentrators they built their own majors to what interested them most.

  • A senior project on lead toxicity morphed into a summer research opportunity for Aliane Douyon ’20 before she heads off this fall to the University of Miami to pursue a master’s in public health.

  • Senior Fellow Ben Mittman, who has a post-Hamilton job in a neuroscience lab at MIT, spent his final year at Hamilton studying how the brain collects and processes information related to social interaction.

  • Nhora Lucia Serrano, visiting assistant professor of comparative literature, issued the challenge to students in the course Show and Tell: Comics and Graphic Narratives. At the height of the code’s influence, Serrano says, it was a de facto censor because a comic couldn’t be published without a Comics Code seal of approval on its cover.

  • An interest in interfaith dialogue helped Jennie Wilber ’17 shape a course of study that took her from campus to the country of Jordan to a small Central New York city for a summer of research.

  • To Jennie Wilber ’17, interfaith and intercultural dialogue is important as a means to understand other people and build empathy across cultural boundaries. With its diverse group of immigrant and refugee communities, Utica is an ideal place to study intercultural interaction. Wilber is doing just that this summer through an Emerson Foundation research project. 

  • Seven Hamilton students have been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) that will take place in April 1-3 at the University of California, Berkeley. Aleksandra Bogoevska ’17, Andy Chen ’16, Leonard Kilekwang ’16, Alexandru Hirsu ’17, Emily Moschowits ’16, Sharif Shrestha ’17 and Tsion Tesfaye ’16 will attend. Shrestha and Tesfaye were among four Hamilton students who participated in last year’s CGI U in Miami.

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