It’s that time of year again, when parents of new students begin to think about the transition to college. Al Friedman, parent of Sam 06F and Rachel F09, compiled lots of advice from his and his kids’ experiences and from other families who’ve contributed to this discussion before. This week, comments on housing/move-in are posted below. Additional information from the College is italicized.
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Spring break is almost upon us! This issue of the New Student News includes information about:
- Important dates and deadlines
- Upcoming workshops
- The Five College Queer Gender and Sexuality Conference
- …and more!
Find it here.>>
The Main Gallery at Hampshire College, Johnson Library Center, announces “James Baldwin at Hampshire, 1983-86,” a photographic exhibition open from February 20 through March 11. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
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The new Concentration in Psychoanalytic Studies at Hampshire College will be announced on Thursday, February 27, at an event held at the National Yiddish Book Center. The event features keynote speaker Dr. Marilyn Charles of …
Media arts and sciences professor Chris Perry will be honored on February 15 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Hills Hotel. To read …
Samuel Singer 00F is launching Wyoming Stargazing, a nonprofit organization providing free public stargazing events, private stargazing events, and astronomy lectures.
Read more here.>>
Lupita Nyong’o 03F and Liev Schreiber 85F are nominated for Golden Globe Awards. Nyong’o is up for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in 12 Years a Slave, and Schreiber is …
President Jonathan Lash writes for Huffington Post on the life of Nelson Mandela and the “special place” he holds in the collective memory at Hampshire College.
Read Jonathan Lash’s post here.>>
What is Jan Term?
January Term at Hampshire College offers a full array of co-curricular academic workshops that provides valuable opportunities for students and faculty to explore new ideas and interests or develop specific skills and …