• Professor Emerita of Classics and Africana Studies and Edward North Chair of Greek and Greek Literature, consulted with Netflix on the docuseries “Queen Cleopatra.” Haley’s scholarship on Cleopatra has been cited in op-eds in the Guardian and the New York Times, and the NYT has featured articles on her contributions to the series, which debuted on May 10.

  • Oftentimes students feel as though there is a dichotomy between the sciences and the arts and that they must choose one or the other. Enter Shelly Cao ’23, an art and mathematics double major pursuing a combination of both through architecture and showing the paths that emerge from pursuing interdisciplinary interests.

  • Communications/Marketing Office student writer Anna Richardson ‘25 took Prof. Phil Klinkner’s Survey of Constitutional Law during the spring semester. She describes here the classroom assignment of arguing a Supreme Court case in moot court.

  • Four years ago, Jason Le ’23 might not have believed it if you told him that he would one day attend film school. As a first-year student, Le intended to major in biology on a pre-med track. But after taking Introduction to Film with Professor of Cinema and Media Studies Scott MacDonald, Le realized that his real passion was elsewhere. “That’s when I completely jumped ship from bio and went all in on film,” he recalled.

  • Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures Zhuoyi Wang appears as a scholar interviewee multiple times in a newly released three-part documentary series produced by the French-German channel, ARTE.

  • During her time on College Hill, Merrill Storch ’23 has developed a passion for sustainability through her studies in physics and interest in mechanical engineering. Now, she’s taking her talents to Stanford as a graduate student, where she’ll study how mechanical engineering can be used to address climate change.

  • Every year, Hamilton selects project proposals from members of the senior class that exhibit a “spirit of inquisitiveness and a seriousness of purpose” worthy of $30,000. Hamilton’s Bristol Fellowship awards this generous funding for worldwide research projects that will encourage both “discovery of self and the world.” This year’s recipients, Abigail Moone ’23 and Charlie Ratner ’23 hope to make those same discoveries.

  • Recently, Claire Williams '25 had the opportunity to spend time with two of the leading scientists in climate research: Hamilton alumnus Jonathan Overpeck ’79, the dean of the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan, and Julia Cole, a professor of earth and environmental sciences there. As her professors had said throughout the week, these researchers are “big deals.”

  • The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship offers participants the chance to explore their “absolute passion.” This mission appealed to Salwa Sidahmed ’23. After graduation, Sidahmed will visit five different countries to follow her passion: plant-based practices and sustainability.

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