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January 2015


JANUARY 2015
What's New
controlssmall.jpgRoot Hall Classrooms Updated
Tim Hicks
Last summer when Physical Plant was working on the ceilings in Root Hall, we decided it would be a good time to upgrade the projectors.  Over the winter break, we completed the upgrades and replaced the AV systems in the podiums.  If you teach in Root, please take some time to familiarize yourselves with the new systems. More...
Research Desk Hours Extended to Midnight 
Lisa Forrest
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Pictured above: Shandy Chen ‘17, Dana Holloway ‘18, Samantha Rosen ‘17, Gretha Suarez ‘15, Tanapat (Ice) Treyanurak '17, Eliana Zupcich ‘18
 
Late night in the library? We’re happy to announce extended research assistance hours at the Info@Burke Desk.  Beginning January 20, our team of knowledgeable research tutors will be available from 7 p.m. to midnight, Sunday –Thursday.   As per usual, Research Librarians will be staffing the desk from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday. More...
 
New Year, Old Phishing Schemesyouaretarget
Maureen Scoones
Although we are in a new year, you may find yourself receiving more of the same phishing emails. How can you tell if an email message is real or fake? More...
youaretargetUpdate on the New Voicemail System
David Swartz
In case you missed the previous announcement, LITS has been preparing a new voicemail system to replace the current one; which after many years of service is ready for retirement.  More...
Small Talk from the VP
dsmallen110.jpgGames, Teams, Leaders, and the Whole Life Challenge
Dave Smallen
I’ve signed up for the Whole Life Challenge (WLC) as a member of the Hamilton College Challengers team, which includes sixty-two members.  My goal is not to lose weight (although I remember what I weighed as a first-year undergraduate, fifty-three years ago, and imagine if I weighed that amount again I could roll back the aging process :<).  I do want to see whether I feel better if I eat a less carbohydrates, drink more water, exercise and stretch every day.  The challenge lasts eight weeks and that seems doable.  But, I am also interested in seeing how the “gamification” of wellness, teamwork and leadership works in the WLC. More...
Spotlight on Services
25Live.jpg25Live - How Do I Sign In?
Deborah Reichler
If you are having trouble signing in to 25Live, you may be using an incorrect password or you may need clear your browser cache. More...
Upcoming Events
cdash.jpgTalk About Teaching Features Carolyn Dash
 
Tuesday, February 10 | Noon
Burke Library All Night Reading Room

 
Carolyn Dash, Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies will present an innovative approach for teaching an upper-level seminar that focuses on developing skills such as interpreting data, critical thinking, and finding and reading primary scientific literature through class discussions and a large peer-reviewed grant proposal project. The skills that students develop as part of this course all directly contribute to their senior thesis projects. More...
DHi Spring 2015 Lecture Series
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DHi is pleased to announce the spring 2015 lecture series. Details are in the process of being confirmed and will be sent to the campus shortly. Please direct questions to Angel David Nieves (anieves@hamilton.edu) or Janet Simons (jsimons@hamilton.edu), co-directors, Digital Humanities Initiative.

Dr. Dorothy Kim (Vassar) February 5 & 6
Lecture, "Disrupting the Digital Archive", 4:10 p.m., Feb 5, location TBA 
Workshop, "Digital Activism and Its Discontents," 12 p.m., Feb 6, DHi@CJ 102  

Dr. Marisa Parham (Amherst) March 3 & 4 
Lecture, “Title TBA,” 4:10 p.m., March 3, location TBA   
Workshop, “Title TBA,” 12 p.m., March 4, DHi@CJ 102

Dr. Tara McPherson (USC) April 23 & 24
Lecture, "DH for the Rest of Us?" 4:10 p.m., April 23, location TBA 
Workshop, “Title TBA,” 12 p.m., April 24, DHi@CJ 102
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