• Tucked away in the Taylor Science Center’s greenhouse, a new aquaponics system brims with tilapia, lettuce, and other developing life. Built in 2019 by Hamilton’s Aquaponics Club, the system promotes on-campus food sustainability while also providing a space for students and faculty to learn about aquaponics. And with its accessibility, regular maintenance, and potential to expand with student interest, the system does just that.

  • Some say that the Hamilton students look younger every year, and if you’ve seen the crowd at the Taylor Science Center over the past several weeks, you might even say that they look to be about nine-years-old.

  • The Hage Family, a well-respected family of Hamilton alumni, recently had a new SUNY Polytechnic lab named in their honor. In recognition of decades of support for SUNY Polytechnic Institute, the institution held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new “Hage Family Robotics Lab.”

  • Following the donation of an atomic absorption spectrometer last summer, ICON, plc, has again added to the instrumentation capability of the Taylor Science Center.

  • Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology, presented on Jan. 21 in a session titled “Ten Years Later – Did the Science Center Make a Difference?” at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) in Washington, D.C.

  • Hamilton played host to a group of senior high school students from the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (VVS) Central School District on May 19. Students from the AP English and AP Biology classes spent the day working on information literacy skills to better prepare them for college.

  • People and events at Hamilton drew much interest from local media during 2011. The celebration of Hamilton’s Bicentennial garnered significant attention, student volunteering was the subject of positive news stories and editorials, and faculty members offered expertise on timely news topics throughout the year.

  • When Hamilton College started measuring its CO2 emissions in 2007, carbon equivalents measured 22,540 metric tons. By 2011, the College had reduced emissions to a total of 17,817 metric tons, surpassing its 2015 Climate Action Plan goal of 18,032 and achieving a 20 percent reduction four years ahead of schedule. In 2010 the College’s emissions totaled 18,323 metric tons.

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