Hamilton in the News – First Quarter 2021
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. Below you'll find highlights of the first quarter’s news coverage in 2021. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Vige Barrie if you cannot open a link or do not have a subscription.
- Here She Comes Again: Reading Dolly Parton – The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 2
The publication reviewed Professor of Music Lydia Hamessley’s new book Unlikely Angel.
- With brazen assault on election, Trump prompts critics to warn of a coup – The Washington Post, Jan. 5
Assistant Professor of Government Erica De Bruin discussed what defines a coup.
- It Wasn’t Strictly a Coup Attempt. But It’s Not Over, Either. – The New York Times, Jan. 7
De Bruin discussed the elements of a coup.
- How Colleges Can Spring Forward – Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 11
President David Wippman, in this co-authored essay, outlined the necessary elements for a successful semester during a pandemic.
- The New Censorship: Have the social-media platforms gone too far or acted too late? Students debate. –The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 19
Jiin Jeong’s ’21 letter written in response to the title’s question was published.
- Stressed Out and On Call – Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 26
This article focused on counselor burnout featured a study co-authored by Director of Counseling David Walden.
- The 1776 Presidential commissioners forgot that dissent is as American as hero worship – History News Network, Jan. 31
President David Wippman co-authored an essay warning against political agendas in education.
- How much control do presidents really have over the economy? – American Public Media’s Marketplace, Feb. 5
Professor of Economics Ann Owen addressed how much control a president has over the economy.
- The Absurd Logic of Internet Recipe Hacks – The Atlantic, Feb. 5
Assistant Professor of Philosophy Alex Plakias ’02 discussed what may draw viewers to certain online videos.
- U.S.-Irish college ties open doors to top careers and research roles – The Irish Examiner, Feb. 13
This article featured Katie Guzzetta ’18, a Ph.D. student in the department of anatomy and neuroscience at the University College Cork.
- A Personalized Campus Tour… From Home – Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 22
This article featured the Admission Office’s Tours from Your Sofa.
- How to Find Admission Statistics for Colleges – U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 25
Vice President of Enrollment Management Monica Inzer explained.
- 14 Tips for an Effective College Visit – U.S. News & World Report, March 2
Assistant Dean of Admission Alexa Ray talked about Hamilton’s Tour from Your Sofa.
- The Stranded – The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 8
This article profiled Khuslen “T” Tulga '23, a student from Mongolia who hasn’t returned home since the fall semester of 2019.
- Efforts to modernise economics teaching are gathering steam – The Economist, March 18
This article referenced a study by economics professors Ann Owen and Paul Hagstrom and quoted economics major Carina Krussell ’22.
- Weaned on Hollywood endings, Americans now face a messy one – Associated Press, March 25
Published in dozens of newspapers across the country, this article included quotes from Visiting Assistant Professor Elaine Pavarati Harrigan.
- Fostering a culture of assessment – Inside Higher Ed, March 25
Vice President of Communications and Marketing Melissa Richards wrote this blog.