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From the President’s Desk

Dear Friend: On September 17, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its tenth anniversary. AHI Charter Fellow Douglas Ambrose delivered the Tenth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture on Constitutional Jurisprudence, an electrifying performance to a packed house on "Revisiting the Idea of a Godless Constitution.” As the holiday season [...]

AHI Announces Two Reading Clusters at Hamilton College

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) proudly announces the formation of two reading clusters on the Hamilton College campus.  Professor Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, will lead the Alexander Hamilton History Initiative.  Professor Ambrose has organized a [...]

The AHI Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary on Constitution Day With Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture by Professor Douglas Ambrose

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Professor Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, will deliver the 2017 David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence.  He will speak on “Revisiting the Idea of a Godless [...]

Meet AHI Alum Landry Frei

Landry Frei, a native of Bend, Oregon, spent four years of his undergraduate life actively participating in the programmatic activities of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI).  During his junior and senior years, he served as co-leader of the AHI’s Undergraduate Fellows program.   A versatile young man, as comfortable in [...]

AHI Undergraduate Leaders Recognized

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) recognized Elizabeth Barry, Taylor Elicegui, Amy Elinski, Alex Klosner, and Phil Parkes, five senior leaders of its undergraduate fellows program at Hamilton College. Friends, parents, and AHI fellows attended the reception and banquet, which was held at AHI headquarters [...]

Carl Menges and AHI Featured by Fund for Academic Renewal

  Carl B. Menges Carl B. Menges and the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) were recently lauded in a case study by the Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR). Mr. Menges received his A. B. cum laude in 1951 from Hamilton College and his M.B.A in 1953 from the Harvard [...]

Please Support the AHI

Dear Friend: If you have already made a tax-deductible contribution to the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) for this year, we thank you for your generosity.   If not, we send this note as a friendly reminder that the AHI needs your support. As we near the end of 2016, the [...]

From the President’s Desk

Dear Friend: The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is nearing the celebration of its tenth anniversary.  We could not have done it without you, and we write to ask for your continued support and to explain why it is so urgently needed. In preparing young people for the great challenges [...]

AHI Sets Agenda at Constitution Day Event

Judging by the turnout at the Open House and Constitution Day celebration on September 18, the 2016/2017 academic year will be a stellar one for the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI).  The event opened with a period of socializing over hors d’oeuvres and drinks and then moved to the Presidential [...]

AHI Announces New Facebook Page

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that we have created a new Facebook page. We invite you to visit and like the AHI’s new Facebook page to receive all official news, events and other AHI-related updates. This will not replace our current group, which will continue [...]

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