• Hamilton is among several New York State colleges that administer the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program, known on the Hill as simply “the Opportunity Program” or just “OP.” The Opportunity Program, designed to support students whose transition from high school to college may be made more difficult by their educational, socioeconomic, or personal circumstances, helps 30 to 40 new students each year acclimate to the College’s academic standards and social life.

  • Koboul Mansour, director of the Days-Massolo Center, recently presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

  • Nearly 100 women of color, including students, faculty, and staff, gathered in Tolles Pavilion on February 29 to honor and learn from each other’s experiences as part of a student-led tradition that is unique to Hamilton: Womanist Week.

  • This year’s Tolles Lecture featured a fusion of hip hop, power, protest, and humanity thanks to award-winning Indigenous DJ and producer Dan “DJ Shub” General.

  • Hamilton College’s Common Ground program hosted WCNY (PBS) for the first installment of its “Ivory Tower on the Road” series at local colleges and universities for an hour and a half of debate, conversation, and disagreement.

  • Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics, presented a summary of her research on gender diversity on bank boards of directors at an American Bankers Association (ABA) Open Forum on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in October. Her research titled “The performance benefits of a more gender-diverse board of directors,” is available online and will be in print in the ABA Banking Journal in January.

  • A chapter co-authored by Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Maria Genao-Homs is included in a new edited volume from Routledge Publishing.

  • Communications Office writer Evan Robinson ’23 recently spoke with Koboul E. Mansour, the new director of the Days-Massolo Center, about her career and vision for the future. Below are some excerpts from their conversation.

  • National and regional news organizations regularly interview Hamilton faculty, staff, and students for their expertise and perspectives on current events, and to feature programs and activities on campus. Here are the second quarter’s national news coverage highlights. The articles include expert commentary on wars in Ukraine and Sudan, opinions on civic education, and an explanation of how the concept of race evolved in the Renaissance, among others.

  • On Sunday, June 25, the New York City Pride Parade took place on the streets of Manhattan, celebrating sexuality and advocating for social and political change. Among the hundreds of thousands of attendees were 32 Hamilton students on a trip organized by the Days-Massolo Center (DMC) and Gender and Sexuality Union, whose planning and funding made this opportunity possible for the second year in a row.

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