Hamilton in the News - Second 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 second quarter’s news coverage in 2021. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Vige Barrie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot open a link or do not have a subscription.
- With tests optional, selective colleges report more applicants and longer waitlists — American Public Media’s Marketplace, April 5
Vice President of Enrollment Management Monica Inzer was interviewed.
- Female Professors Have Less Time to Research in the Pandemic. It Could Force Them Out of Academia, Experts Say — The Washington Post/The Lily, April 5
This article, appearing in print in The Washington Post and on The Lily website, featured Assistant Professor of Government Erica De Bruin.
- Inflation Explained: Should You Worry About Rising Prices Post-Pandemic? — Money, April 9
This article quoted Professor of Economics Ann Owen.
- Hunger strikes like Navalny’s are a Russian tradition dating to the czar’s prisons — The Washington Post, April 20
Professor of History Kevin Grant, who wrote a book on hunger strikes, was interviewed.
- How the United States can pass Civics 101 — The Hill, May 2
President Wippman co-authored this essay.
- How I Made This: Sarah Oppenheimer’s Interactive Machines of Perception — ARTnews, May 5
This article featured artist Sarah Oppenheimer and the exhibition that will open at the Wellin Museum this fall.
- Experts debunk many GOP leaders’ attempts to launder America’s racist history — MSNBC’s The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart, May 9
Chamberlain Fellow Ty Seidule was a panelist.
- New York’s Elise Stefanik poised for House GOP leadership role — CBSnews, May 11
Professor of Government Philip Klinkner interviewed.
- Offer support before requiring vaccines for international students — University Business, May 14
Associate Dean of Admission and Director of International Recruitment Anna Wise wrote this essay.
- Our People Are Not OK - Why now is the time to revisit your employee communications strategy — Inside Higher Ed, May 18
Vice President of Communications and Marketing Melissa Richards wrote this essay.
- A Year After George Floyd’s Murder — Letters, The New York Times, May 26
Professor of Economics Stephen Wu’s letter included a summary of his research findings on police leadership.
- A Special Edition: Hamilton College takes conversations about race to the pages of its alumni magazine — Inside Higher Ed, June 8
This feature article celebrated the issue of Hamilton magazine dedicated to Black voices and conversations about anti-racism.
- Diversifying the field of physics — The New York Times, June 8
Associate Professor of Physics Kate Brown wrote this letter to the editor.
- Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon Named Chair of Hamilton College Board — Associated Press, June 16
- Celebrate voting: A different approach to securing a democratic American future — The Hill, June 20
Professor of Religious Studies Heidi Ravven co-authored this essay.
- 50 Questions to Ask on a College Visit — U.S. News & World Report, June 23
Vice President of Enrollment Monica Inzer offered suggestions.