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.
June’s news highlights ranged from admission issues to air quality to Russia and President Putin. 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.
- “Debating Race and Rights in College Admissions” – The Wall Street Journal, June 5
President David Wippman co-authored a letter to the editor.
- “Reputation, Affordability, Location and… Mental Health?” – Inside Higher Ed, June 6
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management John McLaughlin and Director of the Counseling Center David Walden commented.
- “Air Quality Explained: Hamilton College Professor on Forest Fires” – WUTR (Utica ABC affiliate), June 7
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Heather Kropp spoke.
- “More Summer Reading – Teaching” – Chronicle of Higher Ed, June 8
Associate Professor of Math Courtney Gibbons discussed the book that has helped shape her teaching.
- “Campus Engagement Tip: Introduce the Board of Trustees” – Inside Higher Ed, June 14
This article included Hamilton’s policy of placing students on Board of Trustee committees.
- “Is the Fed actually going to pull off a ‘soft landing’?” – Marketplace on American Public Media, June 14
Professor of Economics Ann Owen commented.
- “MMRI, Hamilton College researchers making strides against heart disease and stroke” – WKTV (Utica NBC affiliate), June 15
Associate Professor of Chemistry Max Majireck discussed the research he and his students are pursuing with the Masonic Medical Research Institute.
- “Reparations; Voting Changes; Taiwan Chips” – Ivory Tower, WCNY (Syracuse public radio), June 16
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule was a panelist on this discussion program. He also appeared on the same program on June 23 titled “Church/State; Moral Decline; Ukraine.”
- “How Blinken's trips to China, Ukraine could further Biden's international goals” – WAMC (Albany public radio), June 24
Professor of Government Alan Cafruny spoke extensively on this topic.
- “A Mutiny That Showed the Stress on Putin’s System of Rule” – The New York Times, June 26
Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin commented.
- “Student Mental Health and Pressure to Do Well” – Inside Higher Ed, June 29
Director of the Counseling Center David Walden commented.
- “The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Admissions Exempts Military Academies. What’s Up With That?” – Chronicle of Higher Ed, June 30
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule commented.