- “Debt Ceiling; War with China; A New King” — WCNY (public radio, Syracuse) “Ivory Tower,” May 5
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule was a panelist.
- “Whose Queen? Netflix and Egypt Spar Over an African Cleopatra.” — The New York Times, May 10
Professor of Classics and Africana Studies Emerita Shelley Haley was a consultant and commentator on this production. Articles on this issue that included Haley appeared in dozens of diverse publications around the world include The Economist, The Guardian, and British Vogue.
- “What’s in a Name? Well, Everything.” — AUSA Army Matters podcast, May 10
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule discussed the Naming Commission on which he served as vice chair.
- “Honoring my moms — all 10 of them — on Mother’s Day” – Boston Globe, May 11
Michael Nelson ’16 wrote this essay about all the women at Hamilton as well as his own mothers who supported him during his time applying to and attending Hamilton.
- “Hamilton College Fundraising Campaign Reaches Goal” – Central New York Business Journal, May 12
- “Italy Looks To Unloop From Communist China’s Belt and Road Scheme” – New York Sun, May 12
Professor of Government Alan Cafruny commented.
- “Capital Campaign Watch” – Inside Higher Ed, May 16
Hamilton reached its $400 million campaign goal.
- “Over 500 Graduate at Hamilton” – WKTV (NBC/CBS affiliate – Utica), May 21
- “Putin Is Running out of Red Lines” – Newsweek, May 24
Associate Professor by Special Appointment of Government David Rivera commented.
- “What’s Past is Prologue: Tom Hornbein's Winding Road to Chomolungma” – Alpinist, May 25
Professor of History Maurice Isserman authored this tribute to Hornbein.
- “Hamilton College president remains ‘all in’ until retirement next year” – Daily Sentinel (Rome), May 31
President David Wippman spoke about his time at Hamilton and his planned retirement in 2024.
We have a civics education crisis — and deep divisions on how to solve it – Washington Post, May 31
President David Wippman co-authored this essay.
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.
May’s news highlights ranged from Russian President Putin’s future to the College’s Commencement. 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.