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John Dehn
West Point Senior Fellow John Dehn to Lecture in Levitt Series

John Dehn, senior fellow at the West Point Center for the Rule of Law, U.S. Military Academy, will lecture at Hamilton on Thursday, April 26, at 4:15 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Campus Center. Dehn’s lecture, part of the Levitt Center’s Security series, will focus on the extra-judicial killing of American citizens. It is free and open to the public.  More ...

Program in Washington students enjoy a Washington Nationals game.
Baseball and Politics

Baseball has a long if not glorious history in the nation’s capital, with presidents from William Howard Taft to Barack Obama taking the mound to throw the first pitch on opening day. The original Washington Senators played from 1901 to 1960 before moving to Minneapolis to become the Minnesota Twins. A second Senators franchise played from 1961 to 1971 before moving to Dallas-Fort Worth to become the Texas Rangers.  More ...

David Paris '71
Paris ’71 Featured in Radio Higher Ed Podcast

Professor of Government David Paris ’71  recorded a Radio Higher Ed podcast in which he discussed the work of the New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability.  More ...

Marc Elias '90
DC Program Discusses Recounts and Redistricting with Marc Elias ’90

In the Program in Washington, classroom discussions can be connected immediately to the real world of politics and policy. On April 11, for example, students in the morning seminar on campaigns and elections discussed pre-election and post-election disputes. The reading for the class, Jay Weiner’s This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won the Minnesota Senate Recount, featured Marc Elias ’90 as the protagonist in the long legal battle. That afternoon, students met with Elias to discuss the 2008 recount and the 2012 election.  More ...

Michael Klosson '71
Students in Washington Program Explore NGOs

On April 4, students in the Program in Washington met with Michael Klosson ’71, Save the Children’s vice president for policy and humanitarian response. Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for its commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, Save the Children works with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners.  More ...

Alan Cafruny
Cafruny Presents Paper in Greece

Alan Cafruny, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs, gave a  lecture titled “Transatlantic Perspectives on the Crisis of the Eurozone” at the U.S. Consulate in Thessaloniki, Greece, on March 17.  The lecture was sponsored by the U.S. Consul General and the American College of Thessaloniki.  More ...

Levitt Leaders - Washington, D.C.
Levitt Leaders Go to Washington

Participants in the first Levitt Leadership Institute cohort headed to Washington, D.C. for the  second phase of the program during spring break. Led by Prudence Bushnell, former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala, the group continued their focus on the study of leadership, a program that was enhanced by daily meetings with Washington leaders. Funding for the entire program was provided by Arthur Levitt Jr.  More ...

Sharon Rivera
Rivera Selected as Fulbright Scholar to Russian Federation

Associate Professor of Government Sharon Rivera has been selected as a 2012-13 Fulbright U.S. Scholar to the Russian Federation. While in Russia on a teaching/research award, she will further her ongoing project on the demographic and professional composition of the Russian elite in collaboration with Russian scholars.  More ...

Hamilton Program in Washington students at the White House arrival ceremony for British Prime Minister David Cameron on March 14.
DC Students Attend State Arrival Ceremony of UK Prime Minister David Cameron

On Wednesday, March 14, Hamilton students participating in the Program in Washington attended the official welcoming ceremony for David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, on the south lawn of the White House. Sara Feuerstein ’07, a member of the White House staff, arranged for the students to attend this important and traditional event.  More ...

Phil Klinkner
Klinkner to Discuss Super Tuesday on WIBX

Professor of Government Phil Klinkner will discuss the Super Tuesday results this moning on WIBX, 950 AM, from 8:30 to 8:45 a.m.  More ...

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