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 first quarter’s national news coverage highlights. They include several essays co-authored by President Wippman, expert commentary on a variety of topics from the Federal Reserve to butterflies, and feature stories about counseling center, career center, and Levitt Center programs.
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- “A Ring of Fire, Millions of Monarchs and Other Rare Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling For” – Smithsonian Magazine, Jan. 20; Professor of Biology Emeritus Ernest Williams discussed butterflies in Mexico.
- “What Belongs in the Marketplace of Ideas” – The Washington Post, Jan. 27; President David Wippman responded to a column by columnist George Will.
- “Florida is trying to roll back a century of gains for academic freedom” – The Washington Post, Feb. 6; President David Wippman co-authored this essay.
- “With therapists in short supply, college students counsel each other” The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 12; the Counseling Center’s peer counselors were featured in this article.
- “An existential Threat to Academic Freedom” – The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 13; President Wippman co-authored this letter to the editor.
- “Teaching in an age of 'militant apathy’” – The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 16; Professor of Government Frank Anechiarico and Elian Sorensen ’23 spoke about the Justice Lab program, featured in this article.
- “Student Industry Coordinators Serve as Alumni Network Bridge” – Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 22; The Career Center’s Connect program served as a model for engaging both alumni and students in a special way.
- “A former general’s mission to rename military bases” – NPR’s “Here & Now,” Feb. 28; This segment reported on Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule’s vice chairmanship of the nation’s Naming Commission charged with renaming military assets honoring the Confederacy.
- “Women Land Top Economic Policy Posts as Profession Faces Widening Reckoning” – ABCnews.com, MSN.com, Yahoo.com, March 5; Professor of Economics Ann Owen commented.
- “Language control in education is indeed a problem” – The Washington Post, March 12; President David Wippman co-wrote this letter to the editor.
- “Stripping Confederate ties, the U.S. Navy renames two vessels” – The New York Times, March 11; Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule commented.
- “What’s in an American Name?” – The Washington Post, March 17; This podcast referenced Professor of Economics Stephen Wu’s research.
- “China is uniting the Middle East – bad news for the US” – Newsweek, March 20; Professor of Government Alan Cafruny spoke on this issue.
- “Why some central banks follow the Fed's lead” – Marketplace, March 23; Professor of Economics Ann Owen commented.
- “The Lifelong Benefits of English Class” – The New York Times, March 25; President Wippman co-authored this letter to the editor.