Hamilton in the News - April 2021
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 last month’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.
- 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’s The Lily, April 5
This article, appearing both in print in The Washington Post and on The Lily's 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.
- Michael Rakowitz Makes a Life Out of Fragments – Hyperallergic, April 11
This article reviewed the Wellin Museum’s exhibition, “Michael Rakowitz: Nimrud.”
- Why the Best Companies Invest in Communication Skills – Inc., April 20
David Solomon ’84 credited Hamilton with giving him the communication skills he needed to succeed.
- 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 for this article.
- Teaching: The ‘Motivating Presence’ of Professors and Peers – The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 22
This article referenced research in How College Works, a book co-authored by Professor of Sociology Daniel Chambliss and his former student Christopher Takacs ’05.
- Hamilton College receives $22 million bequest from alumnus – Philanthropy News Digest, April 23
This article announced the gift from the estate of Keith Wellin’50. Other outlets including The Chronicle of Philanthropy and local media reported on the gift.
- More Colleges Will Require Vaccinations – Inside Higher Ed, April 28
This outlet as well as The Chronicle of Higher Education, University Business, and Seventeen Magazine noted Hamilton’s decision to require that all students be vaccinated against COVID-19 before starting the fall semester.