Hamilton in the News – July 2021

Hamilton in the News - July 2021
Bridges in Root Glen  Photo: Nancy L. Ford

Floating Ideas: How the Erie Canal helped shape America – WCNY Public Radio (Syracuse, N.Y.), July 1
Visiting Professor of Religious Studies, by Special Appointment, S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate contributed to this documentary.

Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering – WRVO Public Radio (Oswego, N.Y.) Campbell Conversations, July 3
Professor of History Maurice Isserman discussed his book Fallen Giants, along with his co-author.

As Americans Hit the Road Again, It's Time to Revisit the Ideals of Liberty – History News Network, July 18
Professor of Religious Studies Heidi Ravven wrote this essay.

Bob Moses, Crusader for Civil Rights and Math Education, Dies at 86 The New York Times, July 25
This obituary and many others appearing in outlets such as The Washington Post, Diverse Education, and the Associated Press included Moses’ Hamilton degree and experiences on campus.

Bob Moses, civil rights leader, led us to imagine the end of racismThe Washington Post, July 26
This essay was among many appearing in major publications that celebrated Moses’ contributions to the advancement of voter and other civil rights.

Home schooling exploded among Black, Asian and Latino students. But it wasn’t just the pandemic. –  The Washington Post, July 27
Visiting Asst Professor of Sociology Mahala Stewart was quoted about her research.

Remembering Bob Moses, freedom fighter and Hamilton College alumnus – Observer-Dispatch, July 28
Professor of History Maurice Isserman wrote an essay about Bob Moses ’56.

Vaccine access is principal fault line in global economic recovery – Marketplace, July 28
Professor of Economics Ann Owen commented.

‘The Lost Cause’ Is Back – The New York Times, July 29
Times columnist Charles Blow quoted from Professor of History Ty Seidule’s book, Robert E. Lee and Me.



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