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Hamilton in the News - Feb. 2022


Major 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. Highlights of February’s coverage have been compiled by the Media Relations Office. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Senior Director of Media Relations Vige Barrie if you cannot open the link and do not have a subscription.

"How the mental health crisis is crushing college counseling centers" University Business, Feb. 2
Counseling and Psychological Services Director David Walden was quoted.

"How to Protect and Promote Campus Civility" – Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 7
President David Wippman co-authored this op-ed.

"Administrators, How Would You Use a Professional Sabbatical?" – Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 16
Vice President for Communications and Marketing Melissa Richards authored this essay.

"Hamilton College earns ‘StormReady’ designation" –Daily Sentinel (Rome, N.Y.), Observer-Dispatch (Utica, N.Y.), and WKTV (Utica – NBC affiliate) – Feb. 16

"High rates of burnout among college mental health counselors is compromising quality of care, survey says" – The Hill, Feb. 17
Counseling and Psychological Services Director David Walden was quoted.

"What’s So Great About Retirement?" – Public Radio’s Freakonomics, Feb. 20
Host and research psychologist Angela Duckworth referenced Professor of Sociology Emeritus Daniel Chambliss and his research during this podcast.

"Why aren’t there more Black female judges on the federal bench?" – The Washington Post, Feb. 22
Associate Professor of Government Gbemende Johnson authored this op-ed.

"Eastern European conflict: American impact" – WKTV (Utica – NBC affiliate), Feb. 24
Assistant Professor of Economics Cody Couture addressed the domestic economic effects of the invasion of Ukraine.

"Biden Nears Supreme Court Pick" – U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 25
Associate Professor of Government Gbemende Johnson discussed possible candidates.

"How this wave of African coups differs from previous ones" – The Washington Post, Feb. 25
Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin co-authored this essay.

"Putin Seems to Sideline Advisers on Ukraine, Taking a Political Risk" – The New York Times, Feb. 26
Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin commented.

"Brown University Had Most Fulbright Students In 2021-22" – Forbes, Feb. 28
Hamilton tied for eighth among baccalaureate institutions, with seven recipients.

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