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Eric Klinenberg
America Needs to Learn From Past Crises, Klinenberg Says
New York University Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies Eric Klinenberg presented a lecture on the “New Urban Crises” Wednesday evening in the Fillius Events Barn.  He addressed recently developing issues facing urban America, as a historically unprecedented number of America’s population now lives in or around major metropolitan areas. More ...
Eric Klinenberg
NYU's Eric Klinenberg to Speak in Levitt Series
Eric Klinenberg, professor of sociology at New York University (NYU), will present a lecture titled “Urban Crisis” on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn. His talk is part of The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs 2009-10 series “Crisis: Danger and Opportunity.” All lectures are free and open to the public. More ...
Dr. Arlene Blum of the Green Science Policy Institute, will lecture on Oct. 19.
Full Slate of Visiting Lectures Rounds Out October
A number of well-known speakers - experts in a variety of fields - will be visiting Hamilton to present lectures in upcoming weeks. When classes resume after Fall Recess on Monday, Oct. 19, Dr. Arlene Blum, director of the Green Science Policy Institute, will present a lecture about the risks of chemical flame retardants. More ...
Former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt P'81 addressed Erol Balkan's international finance class.
Levitt Blames Congress for Current Economic Woes
There was a slight but noticeably casual quality to Arthur Levitt, Jr. as he approached the lectern at the front of the KJ Auditorium – a quality that was accentuated by the considerable pomp and circumstance surrounding him. Levitt was introduced by President Joan Stewart and greeted with waves of anticipatory applause from a mostly formally dressed audience, leaving no doubt that he was the subject of much professional esteem. But upon leaning toward the microphone to open his lecture on regulation in the financial markets, he began his address without notes and with a casual intimacy that immediately engaged the audience. More ...
Students displayed the results of their summer research at a poster session in KJ.
Poster Session Highlights Summer Research
Professors, alumni, students and family members gathered in the Kirner-Johnson Mezzanine on Friday for the 2009 Levitt Summer Research Fellows Poster Session, an annual event that highlights some of the self-directed research that a select group of students takes on each summer. Posters documenting several months’ worth of studies in policy-related topics were on display in order to cultivate discussion among students, faculty and visiting alumni. This year, 16 juniors and seniors participated in the program, which is funded by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center. Arthur Levitt Jr. P '81, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, attended the poster session before his lecture. More ...
Arthur Levitt, Jr. lectured at Hamilton in 2006.
Former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt Jr. to Lecture
Arthur Levitt Jr., former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and proponent of tougher corporate accounting standards, will present a lecture titled “Regulation in the Financial Markets,” on Friday, Oct. 2, at 4:10 p.m. in the Kirner-Johnson Auditorium at Hamilton. It is free and open to the public. More ...
Associate Director Susanna White gave a talk on current exhibitions in Emerson Gallery
Fallcoming Highlights
Hamilton's annual Fallcoming took place Oct. 1-4, with numerous activities to suit every interest. Among highlights were the dedication of the newly expanded Kirner-Johnson Building and open houses at the learning centers there. More ...
Haley Reimbold '06
Two Op-eds Affirm Hamilton's Community Commitment
An opinion piece titled “Students take part in community-based learning courses” and written by Levitt Center Associate Director of Community Research Judith Owens-Manley appeared in the Utica Observer-Dispatch on Sunday, Sept. 5. In a follow-up opinion piece titled “College students prove tremendous asset to area” that appeared in the Observer-Dispatch, a former Utica-based Americorps VISTA worker wrote about Hamilton alumna volunteer Haley Reimbold '06. More ...
Dean Baker
Economist Addresses Rise and Demise of Housing Bubble in Levitt Lecture
Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., Dean Baker presented a lecture titled “Economic Origins and the Way Out” on Wednesday evening in the Chapel. The lecture opened The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center’s 2009-10 series, “Crisis: Danger and Opportunity.” More ...
Origins of the Economic Crisis and the Ways Out
The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center of Hamilton College will open its 2009-10 series, “Crisis: Danger and Opportunity,” with a lecture by Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. He will present a lecture titled “The Origins of Economic Crisis and the Ways Out.” It is free and open to the public. More ...
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